November Minutes

Wellsville Public Library Board Minutes

November 13, 2017



Members Present:


Page Hardwick---President                               Betty Schipper

 Joyce Fryer---Vice President                             Keith Hardwick

                                                                                     Julie Day---Treasurer                                         Curtis Peery

                                                                                      Tina Peery---Secretary                                      Michelle Ebers

Becky Lewis

Jeana Houf---Library Director



The meeting was called to order at 5:30pm by Page Hardwick.


The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.


Julie reported a total balance of $30,106.43.  Joyce made the motion to accept the Treasurer's Report.  It was seconded and approved.


Jeana stated that memorial donations had been received for Rosalee Oligschlaeger and Janis Anderton.


There were 225 checkouts, 160 patron visits, and 14 reference questions during the month of October 2017.


The front door of the library building has developed several large holes apparently from rot.  Tina made the motion to replace the front door.  Joyce seconded.  Motion passed.  Curtis made a motion to have Joyce speak to Mr. Goseen about getting estimates for purchasing and installing a new door.  Betty seconded.  Motion passed.


Michelle Ebers and Becky Lewis were introduced as the newest members of the Library Board.


Page stated that she had been unable to contact Deana Peak about the substitute librarian position.  Julie offered to try to contact Deana about this issue.


Joyce reported that the Friends of the Library have purchased a 43" Smart TV for a fund raising project to benefit the library.  Raffle tickets will be sold at $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00.  The drawing will take place on January 19, 2018.  Joyce made a motion to participate in this event.  Betty seconded.  Motion passed.  Betty will inquire about displaying the TV at the American Bank in Wellsville.


Beverly Robinson is making a "Time Capsule" in memory of Jan Anderton that will be given to her granddaughter, Emma.  Beverly is inviting anyone who would like to share their thoughts and memories of Jan, to write a letter that will be included in this tribute. 


Jeana will be compiling a list of new library acquisitions that will be published in The Optic News approximately every other month.


An additional person is needed to serve on the board to replace Joyce Fryer.  Her term of service ends in December 2017.


Betty made a motion and Tina seconded, to purchase a book for the library in appreciation of Joyce's service.  Motion passed.


Betty made a motion to adjourn.  Joyce seconded.  Motion passed.


Tina Peery, Secretary