Meeting: Dubois County Contractual LibraryOctober 11, 2019
The Dubois County Contractual Library Board met Thursday and:
• Approved the 2020 budget in the amount of $1,354,572. The budget covers the Birdseye, Dubois and Ferdinand branches.
• Approved an updated personnel policy that includes guidelines for background checks for staff and volunteers who work with the public, as well as other changes.
• Approved using Safe Hiring Solutions for staff background checks at the cost of $23.95 per check.
• Heard a report on the Ferdinand Branch from Branch Manager Trina James. The branch currently has a display of old Ferdinand town and high school band uniforms.
• Heard that the Ferdinand Branch is working on expanding a partnership with Southern Indiana Resource Solutions, an organization that serves people with disabilities.
• Heard that the library is in the final stages of a grant from the Regional Opportunity Initiatives for a mobile library unit that will serve as a mobile program van, a book mobile and a way for people to sign up for library cards without coming to one of the branches.
• Approved purchasing two printer/copiers from Hoosier Business Machines of Jasper for $3,695 each. One is for the Ferdinand branch, and the other is for the Dubois branch.
• Heard that the library will be closed Monday for a staff development day.
More on DuboisCountyHerald.com
After years of planning and discussion, St. Mary Catholic Church in Ireland dedicated a new...
Now that the Dubois County Health Department is open to the public again, health officials are...
The Dubois County Health Department reported seven new COVID-19 cases today.
A wave of pink, yellow and blue shot down the twisty water slide at the Jasper Municipal...
For the first time in about 60 years, Jerome Buening, 82, will miss the Dubois County 4-H Fair.
Where would you go to find Greek and Mexican foods; as well as barbecue, crepes, shaved ice and...
The Dubois County Health Department reported two new COVID-19 cases today.
For Nancy Owens of Holland, opening her own chiropractic clinic has been a longtime dream. Now,...