Meeting: Huntingburg Public Library Board

The Huntingburg Public Library Board met Thursday and:

• Heard that RG Mechanical of Huntingburg replaced the library’s air conditioning system, and it is working great.

• Heard that Hunter Paving of Huntingburg has started milling the driveway and will begin paving Friday.

• Heard that Director Lisa McWilliams contacted Buschkoetter’s Nursery, Lawn and Garden Center of Jasper about lawn maintenance services. They will get back to her with a quote.

• Heard that McWilliams contacted the library’s electrician, AB Electric of Jasper, about several lights that are out and a switch that needs to be replaced, as well as some lights that won’t turn off.

• Heard that McWilliams plans to hire two high school students to serve as library assistants.

• Approved McWilliams to start the hiring process for a children’s library assistant to help with planning, advertising and outreach to the community.

• Heard that the library’s budget meeting with the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance is set for Tuesday, Aug. 6. McWilliams and board member Chris Neu will attend the meeting.

• Approved the library’s continued membership in the Indiana State Library Consortium for Public Library Access that helps the library get internet service at a major discount.

• Heard that library staff plan to attend school registration to help parents and students sign up for library cards.

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