August Minutes

Vinton Public Library Meeting – August 10, 2016


The meeting was called to order at 5:03 p.m.


Those present were: John Mossman, Brent Patterson, Jeff Peterson, Deb Rundlett, Lori Smith, Eric Upmeyer and Denise Follmann. Also present was Virginia Holsten.


Absent:  Jeff Mangold & Tina Nelson were excused.


Minutes of the July meeting were approved. Motion by Peterson, 2nd by Smith


Treasurer’s report was approved. Motion by Smith, 2nd by Rundlett


Correspondence – None to report.


Old Business –

  • Hoopla – Discussion was tabled until a later date.


New Business – 

  • New Public Library Standards for Tier 3 libraries to be met in 4 years include: 


  1. the library board receiving 5-10 hours training each year
  2. attending the county trustees meeting once a year
  3. providing 25 mgps internet speed for patrons


            Specifics will be discussed at a later time.


Director's Report-

  • Virginia plans to have a Gingerbread House contest the 1st week of December.
  • The number of children attending Sky Zone doubled from last year.
  • Ideas for future programs include:  Liz Moen concert, Davia Herger concert, a wine & cheese night with ? programming.
  • Virginia reports the newly remodeled boardroom has been used a great deal!


The meeting adjourned at 5:19 p.m.  Motion by Peterson, 2nd by Smith



Respectfully submitted,


Denise Follmann