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Public Library – Dec. 1, 1925

The Public Library Board met in regular session with the following members present: J. B. Cunningham, Miss Caroline Shoemaker, W. R. Smith, E. B. Vawter, and F. A. Burtsfield.

The secretary's report was read and approved.

The following bills were allowed and ordered paid:

Decker Bros. - Books

10.40

Eva Dickey – Nov. Salary

85.00

A. L. Gabler – Books

15.99

The H. R. Hunting Co. - Books

3.02

Library Bureau – Supplies

9.90

Lyons & Carnahan – Books

3.84

National Ass'n of Book Publishers

1.75

New Method Book Bindery

32.84

Robert Perkins – Janitor

10.00

West LaFayette Coal Co. - Coal

4.65

Edward Smith – Painting Sign

5.00

Total – 182.39

The Librarian's monthly report was received & ordered filed.

The report of the contingent fund was as follows:

Balance Nov. 3, 1925 0 3.14

Fines during month – 6.70

Expenditures during month – 6.61

Balance Dec. 1, 1925 – 3.23

Upon motion the Librarian was allowed to employ an assistant in order to facilitate the cataloging of the books.

The Board granted as um not to exceed ten dollars to be used in decorating the library in an appropriate manner for the Christmas season.

In order that the Librarian might attend the Library Board meetings without interruption she was ordered ti employ an assistant on the evening of the meetings.

The Board adjourned.

J. B. Cunningham – Pres.

F. A. Burtsfield – Sec.

 

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