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Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Updated: Apr 10

CALL TO ORDER:
Meeting was called to order at 3:44 P.M. In attendance President Debbie Herbert, Vice-President Anna Jesse, Treasurer Susan Strahle; Secretary Tami Long; Trustees Donna Hayes, Linda Wiles; Librarians Vicki Carr, Lori Nixon. Trustee Salli Pritts absent.

MINUTES AND FINANCIAL REPORT:
February minutes and financial report were read and approved.
 
LIBRARIAN’S REPORT:
-February, 2024 Circulation Figures:  CKO 428; Computer 57; Patrons Assisted 333.
-Debbie and Vicki went to the City Board Meeting on March 11th to see if we could get TIF money to help fund the library sign. The City can use the TIF money for building but not for the sign. However, the City will budget funds to help. Debbie needs to get the estimate of cost from Matt Roush and give it to the Board.

TRUSTEE/COMMITTEE REPORTS:
Disaster Policy Meeting was held on Thursday, Feb. 22nd at 3:30 P.M.  Plan was reviewed with changes in progress.

UNFINISHED/ONGOING:
ALA Grant-Libraries Transforming Communities Round 1 update:
- Diabetes Self-Management Program will conclude on March 14th--This program is    sponsored by the ALA Grand Round 1 in partnership with the Macon County Health Department—Starting Point.
- Aging Actively through fall prevention and functional fitness movement Class was held Tuesday, March 5th and was an overwhelming success with 25 participants. We plan to continue some type of wellness program—plans are in the works.
* This program is sponsored by the ALA Grant Round 1.
- Medicare Educational Health and Drug Plan Meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 27th at 6 P.M.
*This program is sponsored by the ALA Grant Round 1.
ALA Grant-Libraries Transforming Communities Round 2 was awarded in the amount of $10,000 to the Library on February 14th.

- Material handling machine will be used within 6 months instead of hand sorting.
- Harassment Policy
- In the Works using Illinois Humanities Grant Funds:
Lego Night
Exercise Class
Gardening Class
Cooking with Cinda Stock
- 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
- Storytime March 13th 5:30 – 6:15 P.M.
- Diabetes Self-Management Program completes on March 14th
- Pi Day on March 14th 1:30 – 5:30 P.M.  There will be a vote for you favorite pie now through March 12th.
- Book Club meeting March 20th 3:00 P.M.
- Macon Craft Night March 20th 6 P.M.
- Medicare Plan Meeting 6 P.M.
- Eclipse Program and viewing party April 8th
- 3rd Decennial Committee Meeting April 9th
- Kids Night April 17th 6:00 P.M.
- Reaching Forward South Training for Lori and Dena April 19th

The next meeting will be held April 9th 3:30 P.M.

A motion to adjourn was made by Susan Strahle, seconded by Linda Wiles. All in favor.  Meeting was adjourned at 4:58pm

Respectfully Submitted,
 
Tami Long
Secretary

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