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Meeting Notes - December 6, 2005
Annandale Area Friends of the Library
Dec 6, 2005
Cindy Ahrens called the Meeting to order with 16
members present. The minutes from the 11/1 meeting were read and
approved (MSP Sandy, Muriel). Cindy read the treasurer's report for
Jean, The balance is $2937.89, and this report was accepted subject to
Cindy read a letter from the American Library
Association thanking the FOL for their donation to the Katrina Library Relief
1. 2006 Author Dinner - Cindy
dinner is scheduled for Friday May 5th, the author will be MaryJanice
Davidson, and her husband Anthony Alongi. The event will be again held at
Reichels. Doors open at 5:30pm, dinner at 6:00 and the program starting
menu is lasagna, Caesar salad, veggie tray, garlic bread, bars.
prices will be $16 for FOL members and $20 for non-members.
tickets will be sold in advance, and her books will be available for sale
after the dinner. Berkely will supply the books, and they can be
advance at the library. Ticket sales begin March 1st.
checking with Karen Spiegeler on the possibility of marketing in the
school to young adults. Then we will discuss a special price for
Peterson will coordinate ticket sales, and Ron Remington volunteered to send
releases to newspapers.
2. Library Board -
Library Board members have been named: Cindy Ahrens and Joelle Arlt
will replace Elizabeth Cabalka and Sally Smith; their Good Bye get
together will be held at McBrides.
wireless services were approved for the Library, which will allow for laptop
City will pay the $38 monthly fee, and they are asking the Board, the FOL and
Improvement Club to contribute to the installation
working on street signage for the Library and City Hall.
3. Librarian Report -
employee has been hired to work 4 hours per week, every other Wednesday
1. The Community
Connection/Communication Committee members are Ron Remington,
Karen Spiegeler, Ed Groop and Bonnie
Gutzwiller. They will probably begin meeting in
2. Volunteers are still needed to do Children's
Story Times, the 1st Saturday of each
month. Please contact
Dawn Schaefer-Stumpf if you can help. The FOL had approved $50 for
supplies for the 12/14 Winter Wonderland evening. This has been
increased to $75 (MSP Ed, Sandy). There will be singing, a
special guest, and something
for each child to take home.
3. July Book Sale
The Community Room has been
reserved for Friday June 30th and Saturday July
There was discussion on an FOL pre-sale, Friday evening.
1. Friends Workshop will be
Saturday, April 22nd at the Monticello Library, 9-11:30am.
Our next meeting will be Tuesday April 11th at
The meeting was adjourned at 8:00 for
Holiday treats and apple cider.