Ossipee Public Library
Board of Trustees Meeting
Date of meeting: May 9, 2022
Attendees: Director Maria Moulton, Chair Patricia Pustell, Treasurer Lisa Buerk, Secretary DorisAnn Allenson, Trustees Carl Tyler, Jane ter Kuile and Alternate trustees, Linda Hatfield and Roger ter Kuile
Call to Order: 10:01 am
Secretary’s Report: A motion was made by Carl Tyler to accept the Secretary’s Report Dated April 11,2022. Seconded by Lisa Buerk. The motion passed.
Treasurer’s Report: A motion was made by Lisa Buerk to accept the Treasurer’s Report. Seconded by Carl Tyler. The Motion passed.
Director’s Report: A motion was made by DorisAnn Allenson to accept the director’s report. Seconded by Lisa Buerk. The motion passed.
Old Business: Covid Policy: There was a discussion involving the use and numbers of bodies allowed in the conference room. A discussion ensued of our OPL Covid policies to be sure the staff feels comfortable. What is the liability of the library concerning Covid? The director would feel comfortable being able to use her discretion concerning the use of the conference room.
New Programs: There are no plans for speakers or new programs at this time. The summer reading program will be held outdoors.
New Business: A discussion was had about possibilities for the library to participate in the after school program, Love on the Move, being held on June 5,2022 at the Ossipee Central School from 11am to 3pm. Ideas were: Flyers about the summer reading program, How to get a library card, Fun things to do at the library, Free books for children, and meeting Sadie, the therapy dog.
Coverage at the library: A discussion was had concerning the need for two library workers being in attendance during library hours open to the public. We do not have coverage if someone is absent. Volunteers would be acceptable but not behind the desk. Trustees have all volunteered.
Date of next Meeting: June 8,2022 10:00 am
Motion to Adjourn: Motion by Lisa Buerk. Second by Jane ter Kuile. Passed