Meeting Minutes, October 2021

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!

Unfinished Business:

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.

New Business:

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