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Meeting Minutes - May 22, 2007
Bonnie Gutzwiller called
the meeting to order at 7PM with 14 members attending.
The minutes from the April meeting were read and approved
(MSP Cindy/Jean). Treasurers report:
Balance to date is $4776.70. Report
filed, subject to audit. (MSP Julie/Cindy)
showed us the new puppets for the summer series.
The easel has also arrived.
for frames for pictures in the Childrens area--4 frames. MSP Cindy/Ron to
purchase the frames, not to exceed
Information sent for the Childrens Series this summer.
Brochures to follow. (John Pepper, marketing, GRRL)
A Julie Barkley picture has been chosen to hang in the Childrens
reported that the Sustainability Workshop was geared mostly for staff, not
volunteers--but was interesting and informative nonetheless.
meeting is June, 7, 2007 at 4PM
had already been covered in the Childrens Programming! (frames, Barkley
is the new chairperson of the Art Committee
ad will go in the paper before the Book Sale.
Perhaps include Maple Lake and Kimball papers as well.
Funds increased a bit. Janice (3rd
Tuesday) to help. 6 classes here
this week--138 students.
Story time--39 attended
class visits--36 students
people used Improvement Club
Tree House--30 kids, 9 adults
reported we came out about even. Those
attending really enjoyed KJ Ericksons talk.
about future events:
--Should we have an event every other year?
Just a dessert and coffee event with a dinner every other year?
More help selling tickets and more help finding authors?
-Members felt we should keep it an annual event--with a dinner--to
establish a predictable pattern. Suggestion
was made that the tickets should all be the same price (this year FOL
members tickets were a bit cheaper). Suggestions are most welcome, as is
help contacting authors and ideas to increase our attendance.
Those attending have always found it a very enjoyable event!!
sent around a sheet for volunteers
to sign up for sorting, setting up, selling, and tearing down.
starts Tuesday, June 5th--9-11, and every Tuesday till the sale.
Cindy will sort out the rare books.
up on Friday, June 29th, at noon.
Presale for FOL members,5;30-6:30.
of sale--8-2. Clean up to follow.
Paynesville Used Book Store will take any of the books that dont
bowl will be at the cashiers table.
Future Meeting Dates
12th--Picnic at Sandys, pot luck, noon--with Improvement Club
13, Annual meeting--bring treats!
event--open to the public--much like Dr. Amatuzios
discussion to follow at future meetings.
Our next gathering is at
Sandys on July 12th--our next meeting is Tuesday, August 21, 7PM
at the library.
Meeting adjourned at 8:30
Sharon Peterson, secretary