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Minutes December 2008

Eldora Public Library Board of Trustees
December 30, 2008

PRESENT: Don Wilson, Kristin Gehrke, Jan Dunn, Jill Stanish, Dan Gehring

MINUTES were approved. BILLS were approved.

Dan gave Director’s Report. The humidity sensor still needs to be received; city crew will be able to install it.

Rick Warren will be disbanding his computer business as of the end of the year. Heart of Iowa will provide future computer assistance for library.

Books were purchased using donations from Friends of the Library as well as the United Methodist Women. They are on display on the display table in library.

Hardin County Library Association will be collaborating on a county-wide grant for digitizing newspapers.  Dan is working with Nancy at Union Library.

Friends Board will be meeting on Friday, January 2.  Kristin suggested that money from Friends be used to purchase any award-winning books not already in Eldora’s collection.  New winners will be announced at the end of January.  Board approved this recommendation.

New laptop arrived Monday, December 29 but had not yet been put into use.

At the January meeting, Board will explore more options for using trust funds.

NEXT MEETING: January 27, 2009 at 5:00pm.

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