SKOKIE PUBLIC LIBRARY

BOARD MEETING

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 7:30 p.m.

AGENDA

Welcome Dr. Jonathan H. Maks!

CALL TO ORDER

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF DECEMBER 12, 2012

FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

·         Financial Statement

·         Year-to-Date Budgetary Status

BILLS

CIRCULATION REPORT

LIBRARY USE STATISTICS

REPORT(S) FROM DEPARTMENT HEAD(S)

CORRESPONDENCE

·         Letter from Kate Donegan, Superintendent, Skokie School District 73.5 re letter of support

GIFTS

·         $75. from Evelyn Marks Siegel in appreciation

·         $500. from Dolphin Swim Club for Winter Reading Club

PERSONNEL

·         Promotion: Christine Lazaris, full-time Assistant Head of Technical Services, Technical Services Department, to full-time Head of Technical Services, Technical Services Department, effective December 31, 2012

·         Hire: Emily Compton-Dzak, part-time Librarian, Adult Services Department, effective January 8, 2013

DIRECTOR’S REPORT

PROJECTED BUDGET FOR FY 2013-2014

APPROVAL OF DATES OF UPCOMING BOARD MEETINGS

APPROVAL OF USE OF DESKTOP COMPUTER BY PATRONS WITH FINES OVER $20.

STRATEGIC PLANNING AND LIBRARY REORGANIZATION

REACHING ACROSS ILLINOIS LIBRARY SYSTEM

·         Report from Mrs. Parrilli

COMMENTS FROM TRUSTEES

COMMENTS FROM VISITORS

FLYERS

·         January 2013 Films

·         January 2013 Classes, Performances, Presentations

·         Coming Together in Skokie: A Celebration of the Greek Culture

·         Passport to Greece: Adults and Teens Winter Reading Program

YOUTH SERVICES

·         Activities for Kids, January 2013

RECITAL

·         The 31st Young Steinway Concert Series of the Skokie Public Library presents Genevieve Smelser, violin; Cindy Yang, piano; January 6, 2013

BIBLIOGRAPHIES

·         Skokie Public Library’s New Fiction Added to the Collection in the Last 30 Days