January 5, 2022

Union Free Public Library Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

January 5th, 2022 Via Zoom Video Conference/in-person at the library

Members Present: Ellen Silbermann, Karen Calabrese, Ed Capomacchio, Erin Kate Grabel-Forziati, Cheryl D’Amico, Danielle Kneeland and Library Director Cailin Rae

The meeting was called to order at 7:00pm

Secretary’s Report: Minutes were read and reviewed. Cheryl made a motion to pass minutes and Erin second the motion. The motion passed unanimously at 7:04pm.

Old Business:

 ● Alarm Company: Cailin completed and submitted the needed paperwork. No date for install yet.


New Business:


● Winter Programming: Cailin looking into other local town wide tag sales to see when they are held. Possible locations for tag sale town green, town hall, and the grove. Consider   a rain date as well and possible inside tag sale if inclement weather occurs. Activity kits for local children to reconnect with the community. Possible blind date with a book program for the middle school children from the school.


Treasurer's Report: Cailin sent updated budget expense report. The budget was presented by Cailin to the finance board on December 21st, 2021 with Cheryl and Karen in attendance. Cailin will formally submit the approved budget of 2022-2023 to the finance board.

The next meeting will be held via Zoom conference/in person on Wednesday, February 2nd, 2022 at 7:00pm.

Ellen made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 07:35pm. Ed second the motion and the motion unanimously passed at 7:35pm. Meeting adjourned at 07:35pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Erin Kate Grabel-Forziati