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children-books cards The McDonald County Library







May 12, 2017

Board Members:

Alice Snodgrass – President– Absent

Ann Crowder-Sanders – Vice President – Officiated

Mary Littlefield

Rachel Ambercrombie

Bill Chamberlain


Branch Managers:

Retha Mitchell- SWC

Wes Ferguson- Noel

Rosie Bertschy- Pineville



Jenny Goldstein H&R Block

Danae with Noel Housing Authority

Began Meeting at 4:03 Pm

New Business: * Began Closed Session at 4:09

Closed Closed Session at 4:30

Bill 1st and Mary 2nd all passed

New Hours for Noel Library Mon – Thurs 10am – 5pm

Fri 10am – 3pm

Closed Saturdays and Sundays


Ann made motion to accept the minutes as written. Bill made the motion and Mary 2nd the motion and it was passed.

Directors Report

Director Schneider presented the board with the amount of local funds raised for the Summer Reading Program which was $1,825.00. Jenny shared how the accounting needed to be done. Steve Irwin had a bid in for $250.00 to paint the community room with the library buying the supplies. Rosie our branch manager recommended him. Bill accepted the motion and Rachel second the motion and it was accepted.

Charity and Amy who had a summer reading idea was provisionally approved so long as the idea went with them when the program was over for both libraries. Retha will let the ladies know.  Bill motioned and Mary 2nd all approved.

Joplin Globe was cancelled for both libraries. Bill motioned and Mary 2nd all approved.

Financial Report

*Opened the Closed Session at 5:28pm

  Closed the Closed Session at 7:06pm

Bill Chamberlain dismissed at 5:28pm


No Meeting for the month of June

Next Meeting will be July 14th @ 4pm

*A vote to close part of this meeting pursuant to RSM 610-021 (3) employee and such other matters that may come before the board.


Notes Taken by Director Kim Schneider