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South Macon Public Library District minutes :Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Updated: Jun 28

CALL TO ORDER:
Meeting was called to order at 3:50 P.M. In attendance President Debbie Herbert, Vice-President Anna Jesse, Secretary Tami Long; Trustees Donna Hayes, Linda Wiles, Salli Pritts; Librarians Vicki Carr, Lori Nixon. Trustee Susan Strahle absent.

MINUTES AND FINANCIAL REPORT:
March minutes and financial report were read and approved. 

LIBRARIAN’S REPORT:
March, 2024 Circulation Figures:  CKO 370; Computer 73; Patrons Assisted 357.

TRUSTEE/COMMITTEE REPORTS
3rd meeting of Decennial Committee met immediately before this meeting and the report was reviewed and approved ready to be submitted to the County Board.

UNFINISHED/ONGOING:
- ALA Grant-Libraries Transforming Communities Round 1 update:*Chair exercise class continuing with great interest.
 - ALA Grant-Libraries Transforming Communities Round 2 was awarded in the amount of $10,000 to the Library on February 14th funds have been received and will begin on April 1st.
- IHLS iLead learning workshop and training for Trustees is available for viewing
- In the Works using Illinois Humanities Grant Funds: Lego Night
- Friends of the Library will be serving Breakfast and Lunch to support the Library during the Macon Community Garage Sales May 2nd – 4th.

LIBRARY STAFF ACTIVITIES/PROGRAMS UPDATE
-        3rd Decennial Committee Meeting April 9th, 2024
-        Reaching Forward South Training for Lori and Dena April 19th 
-        ALA Grant Panel – Vicki – April 24th 1pm
-        Medium Pubs meeting at SMPL April 30th 10am

Library Activities: Spring & Summer
-        April 4th Beginner’s Chair Exercise Class @ 10am
-        April 8th 1pm Lunch and viewing of the Eclipse.
-        April 9th Beginner’s Chair Exercise Class @ 10am
-        April 10th 6pm Regenerative Farms presentation
-        April 17th 4pm Book Club
-        April 17th 6 pm Kid’s Night
-        April 18th Beginner’s Chair Exercise Class @ 10am
-        April 23rd Beginner’s Chair Exercise Class @ 10am
-        April 24th Cooking Blues with Cinda Stock
-        May 8th 6pm Royal Design making ankle bracelets
-        May 15th 4pm Book Club
-        June 10th & 17th 6pm 4H Kids Nights for ages 8 – 16                
 
2024 SUMMER READING PROGRAM
-        SIGN-UP - 6/3-6/7 at the library
-        6/12 - Next of Kiln
-        6/19 - No program
-        6/26 - MHS softball team/Kona Ice
-        7/3 - No program
-        7/10 - Absolute Science Bubble show
-        7/17 - Heartland Mini Hooves
-        7/24 - SMFD demonstration/Mimi’s Frosty
-        7/31 - Macon County Conservation “Unlovables”

The next meeting will be held May 14th 3:30 P.M.

A motion to adjourn was made by Anna Jesse, seconded by Linda Wiles. All in favor. Meeting was adjourned at 4:50pm

Respectfully Submitted,
 
Tami Long
Secretary

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