Bryan-Bennett Library

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January 24, 2017


Bryan-Bennett Library Board of Trustees Ad hoc Remodeling Committee

January 24, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. at the Library


I.             Call to Order

Chairperson Joyce Raver called the meeting of the Bryan-Bennett Library Board Ad hoc Remodeling Committee to order at 1:30 p.m. on January 24, 2017.

II.            Members attending

Present: Chairperson Joyce Raver; Committee members Jane Gaston and Tom Champion; and Library Director Kim Keller.

III.          Minutes January 5, 2017

Mr. Champion made a motion, seconded by Ms. Gaston, to approve minutes from the January 5, 2017, Committee meeting. Motion approved.

IV.          Continued Discussion of Library Renovation

Committee members instructed Director Keller to call plumber Ed Daniels and prompt him to finish removal and installation of a sink in the Women’s Rest Room.

The Committee instructed the Director to order Reference Room signage from Birch Graphics of Salem.

Committee Chairperson Joyce Raver summarized a list of the tasks yet to be completed:

·         Remove an old sink in the Women’s Rest Room and install the 2 new handicapped-accessible sinks topped the list.

·         Getting a table from retired Guardsman Mark Howe, who created the table as a tribute to the former Salem Amory.

·         Install mirrors that were purchased for the rest rooms.

·         Purchase another children’s table, nice trash cans for the rest rooms, and hallway art.

·         Hold rummage sale of surplus/used furniture and equipment.

The Committee set the rummage sale for February 4. Committee members decided to hold a work session to prepare for the sale on January 31. Director Keller was instructed to contact other Board members to help during the work session. The Director was also instructed to advertise the sale.

The Committee instructed Director Keller to purchase 4 chairs for staff use from Office Products Center.



The meeting adjourned at 2:40 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by,

Kim Keller