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.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Director’s Report to Trustees      Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Updates on the Library
·         Staffing changes: resignations, new hire Sue Morin
·         Staff list
·         Adult Services Coordinator, new opening May 8
·         Ad and job description (for information)
·         Capital Budget plans: slate roof, children’s ceiling, masonry
·         Lighting plans still under consideration
·         Staff professional development:  Michelle, 2 days of VELI STEM
·         Vermont Library Conference, May 18, Killington—all staff attending

·         Membership forms for anyone not in FOSTL
·         microfilm reader, computer, hub
·         blinds in children’s room
·         Book sale publicity in lobby, Facebook, online
Programs at the Springfield Town Library
·         AARP tax filings up 41% at the Library
·         Volunteer Appreciation day, 20 attended including Tom Yennerell
·         May11: VT PBS The Opiate Effect with panel discussion to follow
·         May 17: 3rd annual Feed Your Passion, 5 – 7pm, presenters everywhere
·         May 22-24: family story residence at Riverside MS with Natalie Kinsey Warnock, sponsored by the Ro Ratti fund, part of Brown Girl Dreaming (BGD)
·         Tentative: May 24: Moonlight Davis, Riverside and STL, Ro Ratti fund, BGD
·         May 31: BGD movie connection, 13th with VINE
·         Tentative: June 1: BGD town celebration of teen artists, VAULT/STL or Great Hall

·         June 8: Backyard Composting, 20+ registered