Minutes for Joslin Memorial Library Board Meeting
5:30 P.M. Joslin Memorial Library
Date: July 15, 2020
Present: Jean Joslin, Sally Reisner, Trish Read, David Babic, Carol Hosford,
Jason Butler, Anna Church
The meeting was called to order at 5:30.
Additions and Deletions:
Add Staff goals.
Delete Friends’ report.
Approve Draft Minutes:
Trish moved to accept minutes of May 13 th and June 11 th . David
seconded. Unanimously approved.
Grounds work was accomplished at north and south ends of building.
Sally disseminated and Jean led a review of the profit and loss budget
vs. actual sheet and the balance sheet.
Jean moved to accept the treasurer’s report. David seconded.
David reviewed our portfolio account.
Trish moved to accept the financial report. Sally seconded.
Children’s Librarian’s Report
There was a discussion of staffing downstairs.
Anna’s report described a children’s T-shirt design collaboration
project. The next virtual trivia night series theme will be on fairy tales. There
will be related fairy house building events. The MRV libraries will launch a
virtual reading log.
Jason reported that we are planning to open on 7/27. All safeguards
will be in place. It will be open M-W-F 12:00 to 5:00. Later Billi hopes to offer
Curbside pick-up services continue to be successful, with 229 requests
since beginning the service in March. Our website had 393 visits last month, a
5% increase over the previous month.
Anna and Jason are working on identifying library materials that deal
with race and racism as well as materials by and about Black authors, artists,
historical & political figures etc.
New Business :
Staff goal setting/supervision. Staff write-ups are due. Sally and Carol
will meet with Jason and Anna and report back to the rest of the trustees in
Carol will send a card expressing our condolences to Judy Needleman on the
death of her husband, Stan.
David moved and Sally seconded to close the meeting at 6:30. Unanimously
Carol Hosford, Secretary
The next regularly scheduled meeting will be September 9, 2020 at 5:30 at the