Notices, agendas, and minutes of the Springfield Town Library are posted here in accordance with Vermont's Open Meeting Law. Meetings are open to the public. Every session includes time for public comment. The Trustees meet on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm, on the second floor of the Springfield Town Library, at 43 Main Street in Springfield, Vermont.

For more information, call the Library at (802)885-3108 or e-mail

Friday, December 16, 2016

Director Report to the Trustees
December 13, 2016

Budget review
·         Overall level funding
·         Capital budget: elevator project
·         Staff training up from $1500 to $1700
·         Staff memberships and conferences up from $1000 to $1200
·         Let your voice be heard, 5/18, 2017, Unconference in Killington;
·         Joint New England Library Association, VT Conference, 10/22 – 24, 2017, Burlington
·         Trustee Conference, first weekend in November

Review of Notice of Trespass
·         Filed with police advice
·         2 filed between April 2016 and December 2016
·         Notice typically runs one year
·         Procedure if director is asked to review
·         Pertinent correspondence

·         Visits planned 12/12, cancelled with weather. January?
·         Library closed December 23 – 27 and December 31 – January 2

·         Expecting new shades
·         Heating completion date
·         Door issues

Programs at the Springfield Town Library
·         Yarning for a Cause, Wednesdays, 6 – 7 pm, front page story Reporter
·         Brown Girl Dreaming, Jacqueline Woodson, Newbery Honor, National Book Award, Coretta Scott King Award
·         Genealogy, poetry, and art; Dan Heller; Riverside MS and The Vault

·         Programs in January: exercise, nutrition, personal care