Apr 032019
 

MINUTES OF THE BROOKFIELD LIBRARY TRUSTEES, MARCH 27, 2019
Present and Voting: Kym Anderson, Amy Borgman, Dan Childs, Emily Noyes, Cat Wright
Present and Not Voting: Laura Rochat, librarian

-Minutes were approved

-Treasurer’s Report: Dan was the Library’s representative at Town Meeting. He reports that our funding continues and that no concerns about the Library were raised. Amy was re-elected to the Board. Our finances continue to be stable. Dan and Emily will review our financial reports to confirm this at the next meeting.

-Librarian’s Report: Laura has replaced the failing computer with a Chrome Book laptop. She and Dan will work to transfer information from the old device to the new.
Regarding programming, the Sunday knitting will continue through April by popular request and MaryLou’s forbearance. Laura has arranged for several programs to be sponsored by the Library, please refer to New Business for that summary. Thanks to Laura the Library has a pass to VINS, ECHO, The Fairbanks Museum, and will purchase one for The Shelburne Museum. Laura will also put together a flyer for the Brookfield Elementary School students about Brookfield Library summer hours and the programs we will be offering.

-Old Business: The Library continues to be supported by the Town, please refer to the Treasurer’s Report above.

-New Business:
Friday August 9: traveling Planetarium from Fairbanks Museum to be held at the Old Town Hall. 2 consecutive shows, earlier one for children with a 30 person limit for each.
Sunday August 18: Deb Hellfrich of Gold Star Dog Training will also be held at the OTH to talk about communicating with dogs.
Planned but not yet scheduled are the following programs: another Deconstruction program with a Reconstruction program sometime thereafter, a story reading hour with the Poetons at the Library, a Library sponsored Arts Bus to be at the opening potluck of the OTH.

-Next Meeting: scheduled for Wednesday May 15 @ 6:30 PM.
It was a pleasure to have everyone around the table.

Jun 132018
 

Present and voting: Amy Borgman, Emily Noyes, Dan Childs, Cat Wright Present and not voting: Laura Rochat (librarian) Not present: Kym Anderson -Acceptance of the Minutes -Treasurer’s Report: The Library continues to be in good financial shape, nothing of note to report. -Librarian’s Report: Laura has officially completed her Public Librarianship Certificate! The Library will [Read more…]

Apr 192018
 

MINUTES FROM THE LIBRARY TRUSTEE BOARD MEETING, April 17, 2018 Present and voting: Kym Anderson, Amy Borgman, Dan Childs, Emily Noyes, Cat Wright Present and not voting: Laura Rochat, Librarian -Minutes from February 27, 2018 were accepted -Treasurer’s Report: Budget and spending are on target. Board Member Emily Noyes reviewed and verified the financial statements [Read more…]

Oct 282017
 

MINUTES OF THE BROOKFIELD FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY TRUSTEE MEETING, October 16, 2017 Present and Voting: Kym Anderson, Amy Borgman, Dan Childs, Emily Noyes Present and Not Voting: Laura Rochat (librarian) Not Present: Cat Wright 1. The Minutes were accepted. 2. Treasurer’s Report: The BFPL finances are stable and the financial reports continue to be co-monitored [Read more…]

Sep 062017
 

MINUTES OF THE BROOKFIELD FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY, September 7, 2017 present and voting: Kym Anderson, Amy Borgman, Dan Childs, Emily Noyes present and not voting: Laura Rochat, Librarian, Ruth Goodale, community member not present: Cat Wright, Board Member Minutes of meeting from May 22, 2017 were accepted. Public Comment: Ruth Goodale, lifelong Brookfield resident, talked [Read more…]

Apr 202017
 

MINUTES OF THE BROOKFIELD FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY TRUSTEE MEETING, April 17, 2017 Present and Voting: Kym Anderson, Amy Borgman, Dan Childs, Emily Noyes, Cat Wright Present and Not voting: Laura Rochat, librarian -Minutes were accepted -Treasurer’s Report: We continue to be in good financial shape as we approach the end of our Town fiscal year, [Read more…]

Sep 062016
 

MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES, 8/30/16 Present and Voting: Amy Borgman, Dan Childs, Emily Noyes, Kym Anderson Present and not Voting: Laura Rochat (Librarian) Absent: Catherine Wright 1. Minutes were accepted. 2. TREASURER’S REPORT: Library continues to be in good financial shape. Emily Noyes checked the financials with Dan. 3. LIBRARIAN’S REPORT: Laura [Read more…]

Apr 132016
 

Present and voting: Cat Wright, Dan Childs, Amy Borgman Present and not voting: Laura Rochat (librarian) Not present (and, by default, not voting): Emily Noyes, Kym Anderson -Minutes were accepted -Treasurer’s Report: Dan reports minimal change in our financial status. This was confirmed when he and Amy Borgman reviewed the on-line financial reports. -Librarian’s Report: [Read more…]