The 2014 budget for Kendall Young Library was approved Tuesday night by its board. Director Angie Martin Schawaze said the estimated income for next year is at $691,000 while expenses will total $670,500. A portion of the budget come from the rent of the library owned farm located north of Webster City. There were also a number of projects completed this year at Kendall Young Library.
The Kendall Young Library board voted to hire Bill Klein of Potter and Brandt for auditing services for next year. The board members approved to enter into an agreement with the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines Agency Fund to start funding projects that library patrons can contribute through the library website.
A technical grant in the amount of $1,250 was accepted for software to help enhance the library catalogue.
In other matter, the Kendall Young Library board learned that 160 food items was collected in a month long food drive in December plus $45 in cash. 100 people attended the recent Volunteer Appreciation Coffee for their volunteer time during 2013.
The next meeting of the Kendall Young Library board will be Tuesday,January 14 at 7:00 p.m.