Chazy Library Board of Trustees
Meeting at the Chazy Town Hall
October 25, 2011
Coin Jar Drive: Jars have been collected but not yet counted.
The last of the names have been drawn for the restaurant gift certificates from Old Home Days.
Alumni Fund Drive has met with great results. Treasurer's report shows over $2600 so far. PayPal button has paId off with this particular fundraiser.
Reading Room Furnishings: Trustee Castine has met with the donor for the reading room. Furnishings committee will review suggestions for style and color.
Computer stations: Charlie Breen will be on site with Trustee Castine Friday morning at 9:30 to discuss countertop choices.
Stained glass panels: Trustee Castine reviewed design suggestions.
Art display tracking system: Trustee Castine is researching systems in other area libraries.
Exterior book drop: brief discussion of cost and design.
Fireplace inserts: Trustee Powers has found some at Lowe's, reasonably priced.
Grants: Trustee Castine reported that we have received a $10,000.00 grant from the Charles R. Wood Foundation to be used towards the creation of a multimedia Community Room in the basement of the new Chazy Public Library. Trustee Castine has submitted an application requesting $40,711.00 for Phase II of Chazy Public Library's renovation project to the NYS Public Library Construction Grant Program. This application has been approved by the Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library System Board and is now in Albany for final approval by the Division of Library Development. Lorna Earl of the CPL Grants Committee has checked on the status of our Mazda grant request for $6,500.00. Winners of that particular grant will be notified in early November.