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Larchmont Public Library
Board of Trustees

Minutes of Meeting
December 14, 2011

The Larchmont Public Library Board of Trustees met on December 14, at 6:30 PM. Present were Board Chair Pamela Dubitsky, Trustees Jennifer Conley, Lauren Gottfried, Maureen LeBlanc, John McGarr, Maureen Moriarty and Iven Taub; Village Liaison Marlene Kolbert; Friends of the Library Liaison Fred Baron; and Library Acting Director, June Hesler.

The meeting was called to order at 6:40 PM.

The minutes of the Board meeting of 11/9/11 were unanimously approved as presented upon motion of Trustee Gottfried, seconded by Trustee LeBlanc.

Friends of the Larchmont Public Library Liaison Report

Fred Baron reported that the Friends had made two donations to the library to support the Museum pass program ($750 for the American Museum of Natural History) and an additional $5000 for Childrens programming. The Friends consensus is that they will focus on underwriting programs.

Committee Reports

Budget and Finance Committee:

Buildings and Grounds Committee:Trustee Gottfried reported the following:

Library Director Selection Committee:

Finance/Schedule of Bills

The schedules of bills dated 12/06/11 were unanimously approved upon motion of Trustee McGarr, seconded by Trustee Taub. The Board received the performance report dated 12/06/11.

Acting Directors Report

Correspondence and Communication

Diane Courtney sent a note thanking the Board for the lovely ribbon cutting ceremony for the new adult circulation desk which was given in her honor.

Hear the Members of the Public

An observer of the meeting suggested that IBM be contacted regarding science tutors, an approach taken by Ossining Public Library. Acting Director Hesler said she would pass that suggestion along to Francine Vernon.

The Board convened into Executive Session at 7:35 PM to discuss personnel issues and reconvened at 8:45 PM.

The meeting adjourned at 8:45 PM. The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board will be January 11, 2012.

Respectfully Submitted,


June Hesler
Acting Library Director