Upcoming Meetings

January 9, 2024, 3:00 pm at the Callahan Branch Library
April 9, 2024, 3:00 pm at the Bryceville Branch Library
July 9, 2024, 3:00 pm at the Hilliard Branch Library
October 8, 2024, 3:00 pm at James Page Admin Conference Room

Past Meeting Minutes

Minutes will be posted on the website when official and approved by the board. 

January 23, 2024 Minutes

Nassau County Public Library

Library Advisory Board Meeting Minutes from January 23, 2024

Call order 3:01

Present: Julie Cannavino, Bill Flynn, Phil Morton, Bernita Dinwiddie, Elizabeth Karoly, Joyce Frink (on phone)

  • Introduction of guest Mary Louise Hesater
  • Minutes from October meeting approved. Motion to approve, Morton and second by Dinwiddie. All in favor.
  • Julie met with FSCJ administrators regarding rent increase for meeting rooms. Reduced rental rates for the Yulee library summer reading program were negotiated. The Toddler storytime will continue being held at the Yulee library.
  • Julie reported she made a presentation to the Nassau County commissioners highlighting the library accomplishments.
  • Mary Louise Hester was approved to fill vacancy on the LAB for Fernandina Beach. Her resume will be forwarded to the county commissioners for approval.
  • Meeting adjourned at 3:27. Motion made by Phil and seconded by Joyce.

Next meeting April 9th at Bryceville branch.

October 17,2023 Minutes

Call to order: 3:11 p.m

Present: Dee Torre Kaufman, Joyce Frink, Phi Morton, Bernita Dinwiddie, Bill Flynn, Patti Kirschling, Amber Ard, Julie Cannavino, and Beth McKibben-Nee.

  • Minutes from July meeting approved. Motion to approve by Kirschling and seconded by Torre. All in favor.
  • Branches busy. Various projects being reviewed and researched.
  • Meeting being held on November 17 with the City of Fernandina regarding outdoor seating project at Fernandina.
  • Proposal for 2024 meeting dates for Library Advisory Board. Meetings will be held on the second Tuesday quarterly. Motion made by Joyce and seconded by Bernita. All in favor. New dates for 2023/2024:
    • January 9, 2024, 3 pm, Callahan Branch Library
    • April 9, 2024, 3 pm, Bryceville Branch Library
    • July 9, 2024, 3 pm, Hilliard Branch Library
    • October 8, 2024, 3 pm, James Page
  • Julie meeting with President of FSCJ regarding increases costs for meeting room rental fees for Yulee library programs.
  • Book Sanctuary designation idea will not go forward at this time.
  • LAB members expressed appreciation for Dee’s participation and tenure on LAB.
  • Looking for LAB member who resides in Fernandina Beach.
  • Meeting adjourned 3:50 p.m.. Motion made by Phil and seconded by Joyce.

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