Board of Library Trustees Meeting
April 7, 2009

7:00 p.m.


Medway Public Library


Attendees:

Trustees:

MaryAnn Cabibbo
Meena Jain, Vice Chair
William Roberts, Secretary
Chuck Rockwood
Wendy Rowe, Chair

Citizens:

Margaret Perkins
Ed Duggan


Minutes:

  1. Approval of agenda
  2. Motion to approve the agenda. MAC1, CR2. passed unanimously

  3. Secretary's report
  4. Motion to accept the Secretary's report as published on the website (has the name of another participant) WLR1, MJ2. Passed unanimously

    Note that a tape of that meeting (the March 3rd Trustee Meeting) was made and a transcript is available here.

    The Selectmen's minutes of the March 3rd Trustee meeting (they were all there) are available through their website here (Find the heading "BOS Minutes" on the lower left, pick the "+" and scroll down). Specifically they're here

  5. Citizens Speak
  6. Budget Report
  7. Provided town with 2 more budget variants due to possible stimulus funding.

    Air conditioning repairs are going to cost some money.

  8. Acting Director's Report
  9. Kevin Collins (a Medway High School teacher) contacted us about a Medway Service Learning grant his High School Honors class is organizing - a "One Book One Town" event for Medway. This is a community wide event where as many residents as possible read the same book. The chosen book is: "Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress". We have 1 copy. Wendy explained our funding constraints. They're going to try to get more copies to us.

    We got our Art Poster grant and they're soon going to be gracing the library interior.

  10. Assistant to the Director's Report
  11. Old business
  12. New Business
  13. Fundraising
  14. Next Meeting May 5 2009
  15. includes reorganization (election of officers)

    Meena's going to miss that meeting so this was her swan song (and a good one it was). Wendy thanked her for her service and thanked her for her continued Friendliness.

Motion to adjourn (8:15), MJ1, MAC2, passed unanimously