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Feburary 6, 1940


The Library board was called to order by its president Mr. Creek at seven o’clock, Tuesday February the sixth. The Board welcomed Mrs. Loweel Martin and Mr. B.V. Bechdolt who were appointed to fill the vacancies of Mr. Burtsfield and Mrs. McQueen.


Mrs. Dickey’s report was read:
Total number of volumes on shelves 11830
Total number of volumes withdrawn 3794
Number of vol. of fiction withdrawn (adult) 1682
Number of vol. of fiction withdrawn (juv.) 961
Number of vol. of fiction withdrawn 2643
Number of vol. of non-fiction (adult) withdrawn 969
Number of vol. of non-fiction (juv.) withdrawn 182
Days open 26
Aver. circulation 146
Treasurer’s report $2173.01


The bills were checked and the amount was voted paid, being $305.58.


There was a discussion following a proposal to change the day of meetings. Miss Cunningham made a motion which was seconded and passed changing the night from the first Monday to the first Tuesday night of each month, the time remaining the same – seven o’clock.


Mr. Creek asked that the secretary write a note of thanks to Mr. Burtsfield who retired from the Board.


There was no report from the nominating committee or from the P.L.A. committees.


Mrs. Dickey reported the gift of 25 volumes of mystery stories by Dr. E. Sutcliffe.


Miss Cunningham moved the meeting adjourn.


H. L. Creek – Pres.
Emma McKee – sec.

 

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