SKOKIE PUBLIC LIBRARY

BOARD MEETING

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 7:30 p.m.

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF MARCH 13, 2013

FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

·         Financial Statement

·         Year-to-Date Budgetary Status

BILLS

CIRCULATION REPORT

LIBRARY USE STATISTICS

REPORT(S) FROM DEPARTMENT HEAD(S)

CORRESPONDENCE

·         Letter from Jesse White, Secretary of State and State Librarian, Illinois State Library to Carolyn Anthony dated March 25, 2013 re award of FY2013 Illinois Public Library Per Capita Grant

GIFTS

·         $5. from Sarah and Morry Musicant in memory of Norman Kozak

·         $36. from Diane Melnick in honor of Carol Friedman for purchase of a novel

PERSONNEL

Termination:

·         Joseph Lenti, part-time Security Guard, Maintenance Department, effective March 27, 2013

Promotion:

·         Larissa Yabloch, full-time Circulation/Acquisitions Clerk, Technical Services Department to full-time Cataloging Assistant, Technical Services Department, effective March 25, 2013

Hires:

·         Mary Ann Topping, Krystine Hoang, Danon Dastugue, part-time Summer Reading Club Program Assistants, Youth Services Department, effective June 1, 2013

Retirement:

·         Carolyn Thompson, full-time Librarian, Youth Services Department, effective May 3, 2013

DIRECTOR’S REPORT

APPROVAL OF PROJECTED END OF YEAR CLOSE

APPROVAL OF PROPOSED GENERAL OPERATING FUND BUDGET FOR FY 2013-2014

APPROVAL OF STRATEGIC PLANNING

APPROVAL OF PUBLIC COMPUTER REPLACEMENT

APPROVAL OF RENEWAL OF HVAC MAINTENANCE FOR FY 2014

APPROVAL OF RENEWAL OF INNOVATIVE INTERFACES MAINTENANCE CONTRACT

APPROVAL OF DESIGNATION OF FOIA OFFICER

REACHING ACROSS ILLINOIS LIBRARY SYSTEM (RAILS)

·         Report from Mrs. Parrilli

ARTICLES

·         EARLY LITERACY FOR ALL AT THE SKOKIE PUBLIC LIBRARY BY LINDA SAWYER, KIDS & BOOKS NEWSLETTER, APRIL 2013

·         COMMUNITY FIRST BY MICHELLE LEE, LIBRARY JOURNAL, APRIL 1, 2013

COMMENTS FROM TRUSTEES

COMMENTS FROM VISITORS

FLYERS

·         April 2013 Films

·         April 2013, Classes, Performances, Presentations

·         Grapevine, April 2013

YOUTH SERVICES

·         Activities for Kids, April 2013

·         The Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

RECITAL

·         The 31st Young Steinway Concert Series of the Skokie Public Library presents Caitlin Adamson, Viola; Lucie Ticho, Cello, April 7, 2013

BIBLIOGRAPHIES

·         Academy Award Winners: Best Actor

·         Academy Award Winners: Best Documentary Feature

·         Academy Award Winners: Best Foreign Language Film

·         Academy Award Winners: Best Picture

·         Academy Award Winners: Best Actress

·         Gentle Reads

·         Bipolar Disorder

·         Skokie Public Library’s New Fiction Added to the Collection in March 2013