February 6, 2018

Bryant Free Library Board of Trustees Meeting 

Attendance: Brenda Arbib, Eliza Dragon, Deborah Hoechstetter, Gregory Tessier and Librarian Mark DeMaranville

Absent: John Maruskin

1. A motion was made, seconded and passed unanimously to accept the minutes from January 8, 2018.

2. Librarian report

Whiting Energy looked at furnace and replaced the fan for $377.  The furnace now seems to be working well. 

Date for Jazz concert is Sunday, March 11, 2018, 3pm at Community House. 

Library is now on fiber optic network with operation of 5Mbps minimum, is now operational, thanks to help of Mark Bevan. 

Stephen Howes’ last display is in case in the vestibule library; he maintained the case for the last 15 years.  He will be greatly missed.

Budget will be due February 20, 2018. Town appropriation will follow normal library formula with no request for capital funds.

New Business:

Lighting for side cases in library. We will continue to investigate modifications of lights for a softer light. 

Motion was made seconded and passed unanimously to have Eliza Dragon make additional signs for inside the library. 

Next Meeting: Monday, March 5, 2018 7:30pm. 

Meeting was adjourned at 8:50.