Library Board Minutes

Meeting Date

Next Meeting: May 15, 2019

Noon Dunaway Community Meeting Room

MINUTES of the regular meeting of the Pitkin County Library Board of Trustees on April 10, 2019.  

ROLL CALL:  Trustees present:  Austine Stitt, John Wilkinson, John Keleher, and Barbara Smith.  Trustees absent: Judi Harris, Judy Wrigley, Barbara Reid and alternate Elizabeth Nix.  County Librarian Kathy Chandler attended. Also present were staff members Tom Egan and Jennifer Hearn.

PUBLIC COMMENT:  There was no public comment.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  The Board deferred approval till next month’s meeting.

TRUSTEE COMMENTS:  John Wilkinson reported on his recent CLA meeting.


Kathy reported on Odd Items, Library Investments, and Aspen Music Festival recordings.

She reported that she had responded to Toni Kronberg re her concern with the computers being too close.  Kathy informed Toni that laptops were available to use instead of the desktops. Kathy will contact Jodi Smith re ADA compliance.

John Wilkinson has received a request to post the notice of Library meetings in a more prominent location.  The Board thought that was a good idea.


Tom Egan updated the Board on his thoughts regarding allowing patrons to check out non-traditional Library materials.  Jennifer Hearn joined the meeting and explained their master list. Discussion followed re suitable items and acquisition possibilities.  They will continue to develop this plan and will report to the Board at the next meeting.


The Library Board will meet with the new County Treasurer Ann Driggers to discuss how Library funds are invested.

Kathy apprised the Board of the costs involved in digitizing the Aspen Music Festival’s recordings.  She will contact the Music Festival to see how this project could be accomplished.

The Nominating Committee for officers for the coming year will be Barbara Smith and Austine Stitt.


     May 15, 2019

     June 12, 2019

     July 10, 2019

ADJOURNMENT:  On motion of Barbara Smith, seconded by Austine Stitt, the Board voted unanimously to adjourn.

Respectfully submitted,

Austine N. Stitt,

Acting Secretary