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Annandale Area Public Library - Friends of the Library
Meeting Notes - June 6, 2006
ANNANDALE AREA FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY
JUNE 6TH, 2006
Cindy Ahrens called the meeting to order at 7pm
with 16 members present. The minutes from the 4/11 meeting were read;
- Thank You note from the Buffalo Branch thanking
the Annandale FOL for co-hosting the
"Gathering of Friends" morning in
- Thank You from a guest at the Author Dinner.
- Thank You to the FOL for their
- Invitation from Chamber of Commerce to Monthly
- Invitation to the Chamber of Commerce 4th of
July Celebration Gala
Jean gave the Treasurer's report which
was accepted subject to audit.
The balance as of 6/6 is $3652.96,
including a profit of $191.20 from our May 5th Author
Library Programming - Dawn
1, Story Time is Tuesdays
- 10am; Julie, Jan, Janet volunteered to pull books for this
2. End of Summer Party -
FOL will donate $50 for treats (MSP Ed/Jan)
Library Board - Ron
1. The next Library Board
meeting will be July 20th, then starting in September, board
meetings will be the first Thursday of the month.
2. The next Community
Connection article will be in the 6/21 Advocate.
3. Tim Engrau, author of
'County Parks of Minnesota' will be at the Library on 7/29, 10am.
4. OPEN sign has been replaced.
5. Paintings under the
Library's care are now evaluated for insurance.
6. Community Survey - a sample
survey was reviewed. The survey will be distributed at
Library starting the week of June 12th through August 19th.
Librarian Report - Sandy
1. On Thursday July 13th, Sandy
is hosting the Improvement Club lunch, and is
inviting FOL and Library Board members to attend. Lunch is at noon, 200
Luck. (Book Sale results report)
2. GRRL has installed a central
4/22 Gathering of Friends at the
Monticello Library notes were passed.
7/1 Book Sale
1. Donated books will be
accepted until 6/27
2. Books are sorted
at the Library on Tuesday mornings.
3. Tables for the sale
are being donated by Country Chev and Snooty Fox
4. Friday 6/30, 5:30
pm - 6:30pm will be the "Friends Only" pre-sale. Show your
membership card for admittance.
6. Need donation jar
in place for the sale.
Expo Survey for 2007 was
discussed - date will be 3/10/2007 or 4/14/2007, and 8-1
instead of 9-2?
501c3 - will be completed this
summer. Jean has volunteered to help filling out the form.
Sandy's 30th Anniversary at the Library
celebration will be October 25th. This will be a
community wide celebration, and a combined effort
of the Library Board and the FOL.
The committee is Ron Remington, Cindy Ahrens,
Julie Sedey, Diane Shoberg and
Muriel Rudolph. FOL is dedicating $150 for
this celebration (MSP Ron/Ed)
MLA Library Conference will be this
September in St Cloud at the Civic Center. Friends day is Thursday,
The Library is looking for 2-3 laptop tables.
Please let Sandy know if you find something
that might work.
Volunteers are needed to find an
author/date for next year's Author Dinner.
Next meeting will be 9/12, 7pm
1. Nominating committee to be appointed.
2. November is the annual meeting
Meeting adjourned at 8:30pm.