December 2022 Minutes

Minutes for December 27 – Board of Library Trustees

In attendance: Trustees: Francisco Ramos, Gloria Parkinson, Karen Nugent, Wendy Neil, Director Marie Letarte, Invited guest: Tamar Russell Brown (branding consultant from Sitka Creations)

Call to order at 6:00 pm by Wendy Neil

Motion to accept draft minutes by Gloria, 2nd by Francisco to accept minutes for November. All accepted.

  • Minutes amended to include roll call information and meeting via zoom, all approved

Branding consultant report

  • Branding consultant has made several designs, books, bicycles and Bigelow

Tamar left meeting at 6:41 pm


     Chair’s report

  • Announcement regarding rescheduling and attending meetings

     Director’s report

  • Facilities, finances, fun

– Upstairs needs to be redone
– Additional camera needed, installation
– Boiler problems in December, fixed
– Advocacy and outreach committee met
– Survey update
– Strategic plan update
– Marie possibly in Connecticut in May for panel at conference
– New mission statement/ vision statement
– Budget on track

Old book collection update

Friends update

  • Approx. $5000 in bank

Subcommittee reports

  • Advocacy and outreach subcommittee
    150 year celebration book bike for Memorial Day parade update, bike can’t be ordered until new logo is decided
  • Visual timeline display
  • New sign unveiled around august
  • Website redesign
  • November – scavenger hunt?

Policy subcommittee

  • No report

Unfinished business

No New business

Confirmation of next meeting: January 24th

Motion to adjourn at 7:27 pm by Wendy, Gloria 2nd all approved