Meeting: Huntingburg Public Library

The Huntingburg Public Library Board met Thursday and:

• Heard that 573 patrons have visited the library since it reopened on June 3. Curbside services are still available.

• Heard that virtual programming is going well. The videos had 15,474 views in May.

• Heard that the library is partnering with Southridge High School coaches and students for a Community Connections Virtual Storytime.

• Heard that background checks on potential employees and volunteers will cost $16 to $18 each. The checks are required by a new state law. The next step will be determining if the library or the job candidates pay for the checks.

• Discussed updating the website.

• Approved a one-year contract of $725 with EnvisionWare for mobile print services.

• Heard that Library Director Lisa McWilliams has begun the 2021 budget process.

• Heard that McWilliams and Board President Chris Neu have been researching how to use the Library Improvement Reserve Fund for remodel projects that the Library Improvement Committee is exploring.

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