MINUTES WERE APPROVED AS READ AT THE AUGUST 8, 2016 MEETING
OF THE HICKORY COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Monday, July 18, 2016
meeting of the Hickory County Library Board was held July 18, 2016 at 10:00am in the Hickory County Library Community Room,
at the Hickory County Library, 99 New Hermitage Drive, Hermitage, Missouri, 65668.
President Hal Geltmacher called the meeting to order at 10:00am.
Members present were:
President, Hal Geltmacher
Vice-President Sharon Barrett
Secretary Judy Baker
Stacy Coulsell, Library Administrator
taken via the expense voucher. Trustee Eva Cooper was absent.
reviewing the agenda Sharon Barrett moved to accept the agenda as presented. Gerda Fitts seconded and the
The minutes from the June meeting were reviewed.
Sharon Barrett moved to approve the minutes. Gerda Fitts seconded and the motion carried.
Library Administrator Stacy Coulsell gave the Administrator’s report. Coulsell
reported that Reading Has Gone to the Dogs continued each Saturday. Coulsell noted that the last special
summer program of the season would be July 19th at 6:00pm featuring Parasol Puppets of Rolla. It
was noted that all the programs had been very well attended, noting that the Magician and Ventriloquist program had over fifty
in attendance. It was noted that the Library will be setting up a booth at the Farmers Markt on August 12th that
is National Farmers Market week and the focus for the library would be on children returning to school, the Library will have
some potentially giveaway opportunities.
Coulsell presented the Financial Reports for June. The balance as of
July 18, 2016 was $105,991.25 this reflects the
balance of both the Library accounts. After hearing the Financial Reports for June, Judy Baker made the motion to accept
the Financial Reports as presented. Gerda Fitts seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.
The Library’s Circulation Report for June was presented by Library Administrator
Stacy Coulsell. The Library had 28 new Library cards. The total circulation for the
month of June was 4121. Noting a record high in Children’s Fiction of 548.
Under President’s Report-there was none.
Under Friends-It was noted that the Friends of the Library have begun a childhood literacy project partnering
with the Library, the Hickory County Health Department and Hickory County C.A.R.E.S providing new and gently used books to
each organization to be distributed for free to the children of Hickory County.
Under the Library Association-Association Sharon Barrett reported that the Library Association would be seeking bids
for roof repair. She also noted that the Association would be remitting the Annual Corporation filing to
the Secretary of State in August.
Under Old Business—Coulsell
reported that she had submitted the Mini-Technology grant for five iPads and was awaiting approval.
Under New Business—It was noted that Judy Baker had been reappointed a four
year term to the Library Board.
Having no further business and hearing
no public comment. The meeting adjourned at 10:50am.
The next meeting will be August 8, 2016 at 10:00am
Judy Baker, Secretary