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Meeting Notes - April 22, 2004
Annandale Friends of the Library
April 22, 2004 Meeting Minutes
- There were 15 attendees at the meeting; we did introductions around the
- Garage Sale
Donations to be dropped at City Hall on Friday, April 30, 1-6:00 p.m.clean
and priced to sell. Sale runs Saturday, May 1, 8 a.m. 2 p.m.; volunteers
needed from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and to pack up for donation/garbage. Sally
Smith volunteered to deliver any "leftovers" to a charity and she
has made up signs to post in library. Volunteer sign-up sheet was routed and
will be kept by Sandy at the libraryshe will ask others to sign up for
open time slots.
Signage: Sally made signs announcing sale to post in library. Stephanie will
make signs for the sandwich board. We have 2 signs supplied by garage sale
sign up; Cindy will check at Dollar Store for more garage sale signs we can
post. Need signs for book pricingPaperbacks 0.25; Hardcover 0.50. Need
banner sign [Stephanie?] to announce half price at specified time during
Cindy checked with City there are no additional long tables, so well
work with what is there for set up. Cindy will get the key and security
codes for opening up Saturday morning at 7:00 a.m. In Hot Water will supply
an airpot of coffee for the sale workers.
Need bags (paper and plastic) for purchases; library will supply newspaper
for wrapping breakables; need bagging/pricing assistants to work cashier
table (Muriel will cashier). Need supply of Friends application forms to
include with each sale [Stephanie will make copies].
- End of Summer Party
Due to longer dates of summer program, look at scheduling week of August 16,
perhaps Wednesday evening, 8/18. Barb Jacobson will work with Sandy to
schedule entertainment and activities for the party, perhaps try to book
Michael Planer, young magician.
- Membership Drive
Volunteers needed to work on a membership campaign to begin by September
- Advocacy Training
GRRL is planning to schedule training in the fall, one site is to be
Annandale. Awaiting date, will need to book community room, may need
volunteers, serve refreshments, training will be offered to Friends, Board
members, staff throughout GRRL system.
- Author Event
Looking at Spring 2005, fundraiser, dinner and author presentation, will
need to advertise and sell tickets. Possible partner with Improvement Club.
Decision for first event to highlight local authors Jill Bishop has a
listing of local authors to be contacted, and will advertise as an
"Annandale Authors Night".
Cindy will contact Reichels for possible dates of Fridays, April 22 or 29,
2005; but need to check for Easter so there is no conflict.
- Next Meeting: will book meetings for first Thursday of the month in
future; next date is August 5, 7:00 p.m., to discuss needs for End of Summer
1) The Friends and Board have thanked library staff for all their work with a
lovely pothos plant and certificates at In Hot Water (for breaks or lunch). Take
a look at the plant (with birds and birdhouses), and personally thank our
2) The Annandale Advocate has been contacted about a photo op for the new
Internet station at the library, purchased with proceeds from the Book &
Bake Sale held earlier in the year by the Friends and Improvement Club. Watch
for photo and article in Advocate week of May 3!