The Franklin Parish Library Board met in a regular session at Noon on November 2, 2016.  Board President, John Guice, opened the meeting with Leslie Young, Bill Marionneaux, Addie Bolton and Jeannette present.  John Guice led in prayer.  Dr Marionneaux moved that the minutes of the last meeting be approved as publiched.  Leslie Young seconded the motion and all were in favor.  Library Director, Carolyn Flint, gave the statistical and financial reports.  Flint reported that circulation was down for the quarter and the financial picture is good.  She reported that the programs for children had a good attendance during the summer.   The library has resumed the Fall programs for children.  The Toddler Time programs continue to grow.  The children from Head Start attend Story Hour.

The Library Board and the Library Director developed a proposed budget for 2017.  Leslie Young moved that the proposed budget be considered for adoption, Jeannette Thompson seconded the motion and all were in favor.  The budget hearing was set for Dec. 7, 2016.

Under old business, the board decided to more forward with replacing the library director.

There being no other business, the meeting was adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,

Carolyn Flint, Library Director and Secretary to the Board of Control