Hamburg Township Library
10411 Merrill Rd.  PO Box 247
Hamburg, MI 48189

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

December 20, 2022 @ 7:00pm


Present: Michaelene Farrell, Jodie Colone, Mary Evergreen, Richelle Hocking, Bridgette Rosek, Crystal Walter.
Absent:  None.
Also Present: Holly Hentz, Christine Weber.

This regular meeting of the Hamburg Township Library Board of Trustees was called to order by Michaelene Farrell at 7:02 pm. in the Patricia Waters Community Room.

Approval Of:

Call to the Public: None.


Librarian’s Report:
1) In-house Statistics: 4,134 patrons served; 52 new patrons; 5,083 in-house item check-outs; 126 computer uses.
2) Online Statistics: Axis360 check-outs: 725; PressReader check-outs: 95; Ancestry uses: 0; Fold3 uses: 19; Heritage Quest uses: 0; Infobase uses: 0; Career Guidance uses: 0; Niche Academy uses: 4.
3) Other News: Hentz served coffee at the annual Senior Center Christmas party 12/6. Both the AA Symphony and the Senior Piper events were enjoyed by many.  Library did not renew subscription to Ancestry Library Edition due to lack of use.
4) Upcoming Programs

1)  None.

Old Business:
1)  Motion to remove items D and E from 1/1/23 Shared Maintenance Agreement between the Library and Township made by Evergreen; seconded by Walter. Motion carried.

New Business:
1) Hentz distributed a first draft of the new Materials Selection Policy and Request for Reconsideration.  Discussion is set for January meeting; after which, Hentz will forward the policy to legal counsel for final review.
2) Motion to join Livingston Diversity Council made by Evergreen; seconded by Walter. Motion carried.

Friends Report:

Relevant Board Issues:
1)  New clerk, Meghann Shopp, has been hired.  Please stop by the front desk Wednesday through Saturday to say Hi.

Motion to adjourn the meeting made by Rosek; seconded by Evergreen. Motion carried
Meeting adjourned at 8:04 p.m.   Next Meeting: January 17, 2023 @ 7:00pm.