The Franklin Parish Library Board met in a regular meeting at Noon on January 22, 2018.   Board President, John Guice, called the meeting to order with members Jeannette Thompson, and Leslie Young present.  Mr. Guice led in prayer.   Leslie Young moved that the minutes of the last meeting be approved as published.  Jeannette Thompson seconded the motion and all were in favor.  Library Director, Onie Parker, gave the statistical and financial reports.  It was reported that circulation was down for the quarter while Library visits were steady.  The financial picture for the library is good.  Janis Smith reported on the status of the Veterans Oral History Project.  Needed repairs at the Wisner Branch and the Main Library were discussed.  Changes made to policies on Meeting Rooms and Selection and the addition of a policy for Genealogy and Local History were presented and discussed.  Leslie Young made a motion to accept the policies as presented.  Jeanette Thompson seconded the motion and all were in favor.  The Board was informed that a consultant from the State Library will be here on January 31, 2018 to view the facilities.  From old business, Onie Parker noted that a report should be received by January 30, 2018 from the engineer.  There being no other business the meeting was adjourned.



Respectfully Submitted

Onie Parker, Library Director and Secretary to the Board of Control