SKOKIE PUBLIC LIBRARY

BOARD MEETING

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 7:30 p.m.

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF NOVEMBER 14, 2012

·         Review of Closed Session Minutes of July 11, 2007; August 15, 2007; September 9, 2009; September 15, 2010; January 12, 2011; September 14, 2011; August 15, 2012

FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

·         Financial Statement

·         Year-to-Date Budgetary Status

·         Detail Schedule of Debt Outstanding: Summary of Series 2001 Bonds

BILLS

CIRCULATION REPORT

LIBRARY USE STATISTICS

PROGRAM STATISTICS SECOND QUARTER F.Y. 2012-2013

REPORT(S) FROM DEPARTMENT HEAD(S)

GIFTS

·         $200. from Alan Tutzer in appreciation of Community Services staff

·         17 Shares of Exxon Mobil Corporation stock from Gloria D. Bloom

PERSONNEL

·         Retirement: Sheila Davis, part-time Reference Librarian, Adult Services Department, effective December 26, 2012

·         Hire: Lev Kalmens, part-time Technology Assistant, Adult Services Department, effective November 27, 2012

DIRECTOR’S REPORT

APPROVAL OF RENEWAL OF LIBRARY INSURANCE COVERAGES (TOM ENGLISH, BOYLE, FLAGG & SEAMAN WILL BE PRESENT)

APPROVAL OF PURCHASE OF PALO ALTO SECURITY APPLIANCE

QUARTERLY REPORT ON eBOOKS

APPROVAL OF INTERIM REPORT ON GOALS & OBJECTIVES FY 2012-2013

REACHING ACROSS ILLINOIS LIBRARY SYSTEM (RAILS)

COMMENTS FROM TRUSTEES

COMMENTS FROM VISITORS

FLYERS

·         December 2012 Films

·         Movies, Performances, Presentations, December 2012

·         Skokie Public Library Update, December 2012-February 2013

·         Grapevine, December 2012

·         Sara Horowitz, author of The Freelancer’s Bible, November 14, 2012

YOUTH SERVICES

·         December 2012 Activities for Kids

·         Storytime Calendar, January-May 2013

·         Holiday Book Boutique: Great New Books for Holiday Giving

RECITALS

·         The 31st Young Steinway Concert Series of the Skokie Public Library presents Emily Jones, Violin; Solomiya Chuyko, Piano; December 2, 2012

BIBLIOGRAPHIES

·         Holiday Gift Buying Guide

·         Jewish Memoirs

·         Racy Reads

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