Minutes, March 8, 2022


Tuesday March 8, 2022 at 6:00 pm

Poynette Area Public Library


Call to Order and Roll Call - The meeting was called to order at 6:00 PM by President Jason Koopmans.

Attending the meeting were Board Members Darcy Miller, Dave Tessmer, Linda Ross, and Meghan Visger. Board Members Matt Shappell and Joni DeYoung were unable to attend. Library Director Jodi Bailey was also present.


Certification of Proper Notice - Yes


Guests are Welcome to Attend - None


Public Comments - None


Adoption of Agenda - A motion to adopt the agenda was made by Miller, seconded by Visger; Motion carried.

Approval of Minutes from February 8, 2022 Meeting - A motion to adopt the February meeting minutes as corrected was made by Ross, seconded by Koopmans; Motion carried.

Treasurer’s Report Presented by Treasurer Linda Ross - The library checking account at Hometown Bank has a balance of $4,644.64 as of February 28, 2022. The SCLS Foundation account has a balance of $1,960.23 as of January 31, 2021.

Current Budget Review - Director Bailey presented the budget.

Director’s Report - Director Bailey finalized the 2021 Annual Report and began planning humanities purchases and programming with Katy Hanousek and Kelly Anderson. Local author, Jeff Nania, will be presenting at the March 31st Book Club. Katy continues to update and monitor the library’s website and Facebook page. Two volunteers from the Friends of the Poynette Library delivered books to support our Pioneer Place community outreach. Kelly hosted several Adult programs in February. The staff attended several webinars, classes, and meetings throughout the month for planning purposes, continuing education, safety training, and community involvement.

Village of Poynette Meeting Update - No update since Board Member DeYoung was absent.

Friends of the Library Report - The Friends of the Library meeting was held Tuesday, March 8th at 6:00 PM, so Director Bailey could not attend.


1. Discuss/Approval of Vouchers for Library - Director Bailey purchased a new sturdier hand sanitizer station. Ross made a motion to accept the vouchers as presented, seconded by Tessmer; Motion carried.

2. Discuss Bookmobile Committee meeting - Board Member Tessmer shared they were looking into different vehicle options. They discussed possibly having a competition for a wrap for the vehicle. The committee would like to also bring it to the community to get feedback. They are working their way to a five-year plan and considering a public fundraiser. The committee plans on creating a marketing plan and operating plan.

3. Discuss Agenda items for the next meeting on April 12, 2022 - Business Agenda item 1 will carry over, National Library Week events, as well as any items that may arise in the meantime.

Adjournment - The meeting adjourned at 6:52 PM.

Respectively submitted by Meghan Visger.