Reading Public Library
Board Meeting Minutes
October 26, 2021
Appeal letter preparation: 6:00 pm
Call to order: 7:05 pm
Attendance: Tony Pikramenos, Vanessa Maxham, Janet Malcolm, Heather Evans, Bill Baker, Libbet Downs
Minutes approved from last meeting: Janet motioned, Heather seconded, all in favor, approved.
No changes to the current agenda
Secretary’s report: No new report
Treasurer’s report: Current budget on track
Librarian’s report: Make a plate was a success. Pumpkin carving will happen this week with the students at RES. Appeal letters have been prepared. Received a 2,000 grant to buy children’s books!
Maintenance – Vanessa met with Steve Giroux and he quoted $325-$350 for new sign outside library
Annual Appeal- Letters are signed and ready to be mailed
Annual Budget- We are putting in a budget request to the town for $32,300. Heather motioned to approve , Libbet seconded and all approved.
Summary of Decisions: Vanessa will follow up with Steve Giroux about the sign. Budget request will be made to the town for $32,300.
Items for next month:
Next meeting: Tuesday November 30, 2021
Adjourn: 7:35 pm
Respectfully submitted by: Janet Malcolm, secretary