Village Library Board Meeting

Event Date
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Monday, 11/27/2023
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Village Library Board Meeting Agenda    September 25, 2023, 6:00-7:00pm; Exec Session to Follow

The Village Library provides resources, services, programs, and technology, to enrich lives, build community, and foster success. 

Call to order 

Approval of last meeting’s minutes 


Treasurer’s report and Finance Committee

  • Financial Status at end-of-August 
  • Audit update
  • Update on proposals to townships for increasing per capita contributions 
  • Summer Mailing: summary of results


Library Director’s report  

  • August report
  • Upcoming events or activities for Q4

Governance Committee

  • Update on new policies as needed (vote on in exec session)
  • Recruiting new board members (detail discussion in exec session)
  • Recruiting a new director (detail discussion in exec session)

Friends of the Library report and Fund-Raising Committee

  • Board/Friends/Staff meet, greet, eat; choosing a date in Q4 for this event?
  • Fall Book Sale – date? Help with the set-up, break-down, other logistics, communicating detail to staff and members, and community, social media presence and local paper coverage
  • November mail drive – rational approach to address lists (little green light?); tracking returns and thank you notes
  • Holiday event – do/did we decide not to hold a December event or craft fair?
  • March BBQ & Brew – is this a go and if so who will be in the lead?     April golf event – ditto?

Township supervisors’ report (if applicable)

  • Tree update
  • Trash removal secured
  • Other topics


Old Business 

  • Communication, outreach and improving the library’s social media profile/presence


New Business


Executive Session




Next Board Meeting: 6:00pm-7:00pm, October 23 at the Village Library