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

December 2021


December 13, 2021 

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.


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


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. 


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