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

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Director’s Report to the Trustees   March 14, 2017  

Building issues
·         Boiler design progress
·         Ceiling in Children’s Library

Library progress
·         Library card promotion for town employees
·         Change in registration card renewals
·         Youth Services Librarian completed probation
·         2 staff members completed technology goals for 2017
·         Staff CPR and AED certification in April
·         AED discussion

FOSTL updates
·         FOSTL proposed budget covers programs (adult, Page Turners, teen, children); book lease; volunteer appreciation event; landscaping; newsletter; FOSTL annual meeting and open house; café and supplies; blinds for Children’s Library; new chairs; microfilm reader and equipment
·         Plans to revamp FOSTL page on website: online membership, Friends photo and group email address; meeting dates for the year; board names without email or phone
·         Progress applying for tax status

Programs at the Springfield Town Library
·         Free AARP taxes February, March, April; Monday afternoons, Thursday mornings
·         VPR Winter Reading, Vermont Edition. Podcast
·         National Library Week, April 9 - 15 and old technology display; Across the Fence, Ch. 3

Trustee orientation materials
·         Notebooks traditionally given to new board members
·         Vermont Trustee Listserv: email to join
·         VT League of Cities and Towns, Vermont Open Meeting Law    includes FAQ, changes (7/16), Quick Guide, Model Complaint
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