111 N. Douglas, P.O. Box 307, Randolph, NE 68771 | Phone: 402-337-0046

December 2021

LIED RANDOLPH PUBLIC LIBRARY

December 13, 2021 

Minutes
CALL TO ORDER: Anyone desiring to view the Open Meetings Act may do so.
We received $6,500 from Cedar County (send a thank you)

Jeri made a motion to approve the minutes, financial report and bills.  Mag seconded.

LIBRARY REPORT:  759 Visits with 1,208 tems circulating,  141 computer uses,131 digital checkouts.  19 Children’s programs with 221 attending,  0 young adult programs with 0 attending and 1 adult programs with 20 attending.

UPCOMING EVENTS: 

Looking at a game day or movie day over the holiday break. (28th & 29th is the Holiday tourney)

OLD BUSINESS:

Julie Pfanstiel held 2 book discussions.  The books and activities were paid for by a Thrivent Grant of $250.00.  The book set will be donated to Three Rivers Library System. We received funds from the Library Improvement Grant of $4,831.00. (Can buy vinyl cutter, vinyl, sublimation printer and paper.Board would like a commercial grade heat press.)

-We are getting pigment printer, button maker, two computers with software from the Library Commission) 

-Epilog will come out to do a demonstration with the laser cutter.  Youth for Excellence grant was not funded for us this year.

Fiber Grant Proposals: Met with Ben Benton and Jeff Gubbels to review the proposals.  We agreed to accept the Sparklight proposal with the stipulation that we receive funding. 

NEW BUSINESS:

Website has been  updated but still needs some work.

MAKERSPACE goals, purpose, & mission. Will come up with examples before the next meeting.
Knights of Columbus fish fry for the Makerspace (possibly Feb. 25th) Jeri thinks date is taken for the auditorium.  

Set up a time to have an Epilog Laser demo.

Shelley made a motion to approve, Mag seconded.

NEXT MEETING: January 10 @ 5:45