Trinity County Friends of the Library
led the meeting to order at
he minutes from the previous m
provided copies of the current Treasurer’s Report dated
date is $
reflecting assets of $
detailed copy of the report is filed and available for review in the Friends file.
Discussion on moving assets
Tabled till next meeting.
I met with CAO Wendy Tyler on August 2 to discuss the
Library budget request. I reviewed the
up with her and also submitted the Librarian’s Annual report to her. On August 6,
I followed up with an update regarding CJ’s imminent departure as well as
an electronic copy of
report and th
e goals and objectives for 2012
2013. Subsequently we see that the
County has a funding shortfall of 2.9 mil
and has postponed budget hearings
They will take place on
The redesigned website is almost complete with content. The only other additional final touches
will be adding a separate stats counter, proofing the permalinks for search engine optimization
to obtain t
to remap the
to the new site.
I reviewed with Andrea adding new information to
the meeting room calendar through a new Google Calendar account I set up for the Library.
This calendar is displayed on the new “test” website and
will be used for other county
departments and the public to see when the meeting room is booked.
The Koha upgrade on 8/12/12 to version 3.8 went smoothly. There a
enhancements that make the site
easier to use.
now know that although the MOUs for the First 5 grant were mailed out on 7/9/12
office is in receipt of the MOU.
will wait until after the budget hearings to
determine how we will proceed
with this grant
A request was put i
n to advertise CJ’s position. The job post
ing is already on the County
website and I expect it will be in the Journal for the next 2 weeks with the deadline for
applications on Sept
will wait until after the budget hearings to determine how we wi
There was an
At Your Library
in the paper this week reminding families that they
needed to get their order in for their choice of free book. Thus far, we have 5 requests. The total
available funding from Rotary is $550 and we anticipat
e being able to purchase 46 books @ $12
each. If there is additional funding available, this can be discussed under new business.
rate Form 486 has been filed. The vendors will
ication of the telecom
discounts. The revised
that must be revised every three years to qualify for E
was submitted and approved by the State Library within 10 days of submission.
’s monthly rate
for Internet service to the Weaverville public computers
eased by $6/mo or $72/yr which means we
not able to make any reductions in the
telecom or utilities budgets.
approved a total of $1,580.51 for fiscal year 2012
13 to fund access to
cataloging and Interlibrary loan
at the June meeting on 6/19/12. The first OCLC invoice was
for cataloging in the amount of $980 and will be given to the Treasurer for
place on Friday, August 17.
meeting with Barclay Ogden from Berkeley
was very productive
and we were able to also visit the Museum
. Mr. Ogden will be submitting his report of
Hayfork Friends check
ing account has
a balance of $4,
CD balance is
month of June
brought in $75.00
receipt’s of $239.45 from the ongoing book sale has averaged $34.00 a month for the first
CJ has completed the Trinity Trust funded summer reading program.
She has submitted publicity for the Trinity Journal and KIXE, including a follow up thank you
letter for the journal. The program was huge success with an average of 20 children plu
of their parents at each of the four sessions. The last event was a pajama reading party.
Expenses will be shown in the next report.
The Hayfork Library building landscaping has been
weeded and cut back. The monthly billings for the water use, inclu
ding irrigation, only exceede
the basic minimum three
times and then by only $2
$3. The plans for replacing the labor
intensive planting are well underway and will be implemented this fall from donations and funds
from the Hayfork Friends of the Library.
A detailed copy of the
Hayfork Friends financial
report is filed and available for review in the
IT Committee Report
Mark reported that the f
irst meeting with new
member Dero Forslund was productive.
has been e
service interruptions are county
We applied for
but TDS, the telecom
provider in Trinity Center
is no longer issuing new DSL accounts according to their customer
ger requesting assistance from her
but there has been no response yet
net profit margin was
for this first time event
The Friends plan to make this an annual
with the Blues Daddy’s.
There was d
Friends and staff will create “Library Supporter”
buttons for the
Mark will be
There was a d
the free books for the literacy program if
grant funding is expended
separate funding in
summary of the Rotary funding use w
ed at a subsequent
is working on setting up a Friends
that can be used
and other purchases funded by the Friends.
The membership d
at Solid Waste
What works best is to place the b
ooks in paper
. They can then be tossed into the recycling trailer at Solid Waste. It is important to sort
through the discards to make certain they do
not contain any kind of met
al or plastic
spiral bindings or plastic dust jackets
The next regular meeting is scheduled for Tuesday,
Respectfully submitted by
Andrea Samara and reviewed by Oresta Esquibel