SKOKIE PUBLIC LIBRARY

BOARD MEETING

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 7:30 p.m.

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR AND CLOSED MEETINGS OF AUGUST 14, 2013

FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

·         Financial Statement

·         Year-to-Date Budgetary Status

BILLS

CIRCULATION REPORT

LIBRARY USE STATISTICS

REPORT(S) FROM DEPARTMENT HEAD(S)

PROGRAM STATISTICS 1ST QUARTER F.Y. 2013-2014

CORRESPONDENCE

·         Letter from Susan Benton, President and CEO, Urban Libraries Council to The Honorable George Van Dusen, Mayor, Village of Skokie, dated August 6, 2013 re 2013 Top Innovator

GIFT

·         $20. from Manya Malamant in memory of Bernice Faintuch

PERSONNEL

Terminations:

·         Natalie Kaddatz, part-time Circulation Clerk, Circulation Department, effective August 12, 2013

·         Kevin Toomey, part-time Technology Assistant, Adult Services Department, effective August 26, 2013

·         Annie Tillman, part-time Technology Assistant, Adult Services Department, effective September 6, 2013

Hires:

·         Mary Ann Topping, part-time Circulation Clerk, Circulation Department, effective August 27, 2013

·         Adnana Makarevic, part-time Technology Assistant, Adult Services Department, effective September 3, 2013

Retirement:

·         Elizabeth Ress, full-time Accounts Payable and Purchasing Clerk, Administration, effective September 30, 2013

DIRECTOR’S REPORT

CENSUS OF ADULT PATRON ACTIVITY

APPROVAL OF ADOPTION OF TAX LEVY

APPROVAL OF RENEWAL FOR AUTOMATED MATERIALS HANDLING SYSTEM

APPROVAL OF CONSULTANT FOR LIBRARY REORGANIZATION

APPROVAL OF DIRECTOR’S COMPENSATION

APPROVAL OF CONSIDERATION OF USE OF ELECTRONIC BOARD PACKETS

APPROVAL OF EATING IN THE LIBRARY/HEALTHY VENDING MACHINES

REVIEW OF MARKETING, PROMOTION AND COLLABORATION FOR PER CAPITA GRANT

REACHING ACROSS ILLINOIS LIBRARY SYSTEM (RAILS)

·         Report from Mrs. Parrilli

COMMENTS FROM TRUSTEES

COMMENTS FROM VISITORS

FLYERS

·         Films, September 2013

·         Performances & Presentations, September 2013

·         Skokie Public Library Newsletter, Fall 2013

·         Grapevine, September 2013

·         Skokie Great Books Newsletter, August 2013

·         Fall Technology Classes

·         Introduction to Crowdfunding with the Kangaroo Cup

YOUTH SERVICES

·         Activities for Kids, September 2013

·         Maker Master Challenge 2013

BIBLIOGRAPHIES

·         New Adult Fiction Books at the Library in the Past 30 Days