October Minutes

Vinton Public Library Meeting – October 10, 2018

The meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m.

Those present were:  Kim Johnson, Tina Nelson, Eric Upmeyer, Deb Rundlett, Matt Salger and Lori Smith.  Also present was Virginia Holsten.

Excused:  Brent Patterson

Absent: Jeff Mangold and Jeff Peterson

Minutes of the September meeting were approved.  Motion by Salger, 2nd by Johnson.

Treasurer’s report was approved. Motion by Salger, 2nd by Johnson.  Reviewed quarterly report.  Discussed option of reviewing this report monthly versus quarterly.  Report will continue to be reviewed quarterly.  Motion by Rundlett, 2nd by Salger.

Correspondence:  None

Old Business –

Virginia attended a Library Financial Management Class and will be revising library policy manual.

Due to weather, the bushes will be replaced next spring.


New Business –

Discussed having McDowells measure and install blinds in the board room.  Motion by Salger, 2nd by Upmeyer.


Director’s Report –

Virginia reported that the library has joined the EDGE project which is provided by the State Library.  She has completed the assessment and will proceed with the next step. 

The Spanish class has been meeting on Mondays which is bringing in their mothers and siblings to enjoy the library.

The benches in memory of Monica have been installed and seem to be used on a regular basis. 

Duffy Hudson will portray Houdini on Nov. 6, 2018 beginning at 6:30 p.m.  The program will be suitable for children as well as adults.


Meeting adjourned, motion by Salger, 2nd by Rundlett.

Respectfully submitted,

Lori Smith