SKOKIE PUBLIC LIBRARY

BOARD MEETING

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 7:30 p.m.

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF JANUARY 9, 2013

FINANCIAL STATEMENT

·        Financial Statement

YEAR-TO-DATE BUDGETARY STATUS

BILLS

BALANCE SHEET FOR THE NINE MONTHS ENDING FROM 5/1/12 THRU 1/31/13

CIRCULATION REPORT

LIBRARY USE STATISTICS

REPORT(S) FROM DEPARTMENT HEAD(S)

CORRESPONDENCE

·        Letter from Jonathan H. Maks, MD, to Board of Library Trustees dated December 19, 2012 re acceptance of joining Library Board –

GIFTS

·        $18. from Barbara Keer in memory of Brenda B. Weiss for purchase of a book on CD

·        $500. from Evanston Subaru in Skokie for Winter Reading Club

PERSONNEL

·        Retirement: Karolyn Fukuda, Administrative Secretary, Administration, effective February 28, 2013

·        Hire: Diana Ritter, Administrative Assistant, Administration, effective February 25, 2013

DIRECTOR’S REPORT

PROPOSED BUDGET FY 2013-2014

APPROVAL OF EXHIBITION HONORING 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CALDECOTT AWARD

STRATEGIC PLANNING

USE OF THE BUSINESS CENTER

REACHING ACROSS ILLINOIS LIBRARY SYSTEM (RAILS)

·        Report from Mrs. Parrilli

“ON THE MENU: GREEK CULTURE”, CHICAGO TRIBUNE, JANUARY 26, 2013

COMMENTS FROM TRUSTEES

COMMENTS FROM VISITORS

FLYERS

·        February 2013 Films

·        February 2013 Classes, Performances, Presentations

·        Grapevine, February 2013

·        Grapevine, January 2013

·        Dorothea Bilder

·        Skokie In Motion

YOUTH SERVICES

·        Activities for Kids, February 2013

·        Preschool and Child Care Fair, January 23, 2013

·        Caldecott Medal Books

·        Newbery Medal Books

RECITALS

·        The 31st Young Steinway Concert Series Alumni Concert of the Skokie Public Library presents Hanbyul Jang, Violin; Benjamin Lash, Cello; Matthew Hagle, Piano, January 8, 2013

·        Vox 3: From Weber to Wagner: German Opera in the 1830s, January 13, 2013

·        The 31st Young Steinway Concert Series of the Skokie Public Library presents Carrie Jones, Viola; Natalie Nedvetsky, Piano; February 3, 2013

BIBLIOGRAPHIES

·        Golden Globe Awards: Best Film/Drama

·        Golden Globe Awards: Best Foreign Film

·        Golden Globe Awards: Best Film/Musical or Comedy

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