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Annandale Area Public Library - Friends of the Library
Meeting Minutes - November 14, 2006
Cindy Ahrens called the meeting to order at 7:00
p.m. with 16 members present.
The minutes from the September 12th meeting were
read and approved (MSP Muriel/Jean)
Jean Peterson presented the Treasurer's Report,
which was accepted subject to audit (Julie/Dean). The balance is
$4540.60. Elizabeth Cabalka and Julie Sedey did complete and sign off on
this year's audit.
Thanks to Dawn, Story Time continues on the 3rd
Saturday of each month, 10:00 a.m. November's Story Time will be
presented by GRRL, Ron and Cindy have volunteered to help out.
2007 Author Dinner
Dinner will be Friday, May 11th at Reichel's Event
Center. This year's author is K.J. Erickson, another Minnessota mystery
Ron recapped the GRRL Board Meeting, the discussion
regarding Maple Lake's proposed library, and the effect on Annandale's
library. The vote will be 11/21 at GRRL's board meeting.
The Annandale library board will meet 11/16, with
officer selection. Julie Olson is newest board member. Sandy
Otto's 30th anniversary party was very successful. Julie Sedey presented
Sandy with a photo album as a remembrance.
Jean Peterson is now collecting dues for 2007;
$2.00 for seniors, $5.00 for Individuals, $10.00 for families. Please
drop off next year's dues at the library, or contact Jean at 963-6581.
Sandy distributed the results from the Library
Patron/Information count conducted the first week of October, a sample of the Branch Report
she sends in monthly, and a list of Library Needs she will be giving to the
The foam for the bottom shelves, approved last
month, has been installed and is working great!
Sandy is looking for a new base phone with 2 or 3
extensions. Up to $125 has been approved (MSP Ed/Sharon).
GRRL's groundbreaking ceremony for their new
library was today at 5:30 p.m.
We are still hoping for more assistant staff
hours, would really like Thursday hours.
E-mail notification instead of a phone call is now
available for patrons who have requested books from other GRRL locations.
This winter's adult reading program will consist of
5 "Books made into Movies". Watch for more information.
Thanks to all for the anniversary celebration!
Paperwork is almost complete, and should be ready
to mail by the end of November. The total cost of $405 is being covered
by the Library Board.
Three ads per year will be placed in the Advocate
(cost will be shared by FOL and Library Board).
Cindy and Bonnie attended this year's conference in
St Cloud on 9/28.
Election of Officers:
Vice President :
Thanks to Cindy for all of her hard work in
bringing the Annandale FOL to inception and in advance for her continued
Cindy presented the 2007 budget (MSP Julie/Carol)
Dr. Janis Amatuzio Program
Wednesday, December 6th, 7:00 p.m. at the City
Hall Community Room. Open to the public, no charge.
Dean has created posters which will be
distributed to surrounding libraries and churches. Cindy will check
with Chuck Sterling at the Advocate regarding promotion and Ron will
check with our local cable station. Dr. Amatuzio's $100 fee
was approved (MSP Carol/Ron).
2007 Business Expo
Next year's Business Expo will be Saturday April
14th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
2007 Book Sale
Set-up and pre-sale will be Friday June 29th and
the 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. sale will be Saturday June 30th in conjunction with
Annandale's 4th of July celebration.
Looking at options for disposal of left over
The meeting was adjourned at 8:45 (MSP
Ed/Elizabeth) Thanks to everyone for the great treats!
Our next meeting will be Tuesday April 10th, 7
p.m. at the Library.