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Illiopolis/Niantic Public Library District

August 2021 minutes

Illiopolis/Niantic Public Library
August 23, 2021 Board Meeting

Hildebrandt called the meeting to order at 5:33 pm with the librarian and trustees Shanle, Worrell, Luna, Bramel present except Cromwell.

Financial reports were read & discussed for the months of June & July. Luna moved that the June reports be approved. Worrell seconds it and the motion carried with no opposing votes. Bramel moved that the July reports be approved. Worrell seconds it and the motion carried with no opposing votes.

Circulation/materials acquired were discussed.

Monthly bills were discussed. Worrell moved that the bills be approved for payment. Bramel seconds it and the motion carried with no opposing votes.

OLD BUSINESS

The summer reading program summary was discussed. 39 patrons signed up, 11 adults and 28 children. 17 patrons turned in a reading log to be entered into the prize drawing.

A new water fountain was ordered from Menards and awaiting its arrival to begin work on the galvanized pipes throughout the library.

NEW BUSINESS

The signage above the front doors are deteriorating. Tina Honea, many years ago, painted the letters and attached them to the wood. A new sign was ordered on August 20 locally from Sam Goliath Designs in Decatur for $250.

Audra Howard has resigned from the board due to health reasons. She was elected trustee April 2005 and was a member for 16 years. The board was asked to help find a suitable suitor to fill out her vacancy.

Meeting adjourned at 5:48 pm.

Secretary Shelley Hopkins