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Annandale Area Public Library - Friends of the Library
Meeting Minutes - August 21, 2007
called the meeting to order at 7PM with 15 members present.
The minutes from the May meeting were read and approved. (MSP
report: Balance to date is $5502.49. Report
filed, subject to audit. (MSP Cindy/Julie).
-Programs will be held the
3rd Saturday throughout the school year; Tuesdays in the summer.
-Next meeting is September
6th--openings for library board members
-No formal meeting
-Will meet soon.
-Request made for 2
magazine subscriptions (Real Simple and Martha). MSP Ed/Ron to spend up to
$100 on subscriptions.
-Need for a floor lamp in
reading area--we have a $100 donation for same.
MSP Cindy/Ed to add another $100 to purchase
a sturdy lamp. Marian, Jean
and Julie to shop.
handicapped door does not work--needs attention.
-Discussed adding more
-Need for storage for
books dropped off for our sale--possibly ask City if we could have a corner in
one of their storage rooms. Library
Board will talk to the City.
-Need for a 4 drawer file
cabinet--for FOL and Improvement Club paperwork/books,etc.
-Discussed having magnets
with library hours available at desk.
Book Sale Recap--Ron
-Thanks to all for their
help. Our profit was $926.81.
The Paynesville Bookstore that took the books that were left gave us a
-Discussed the need for
the FOL early bird shopping from 5-6--should it be earlier as long as
were all there anyway?
-Discussed Friday setup
starting at 12:30 instead of 12:00 so as not to interfere with the Senior
-Stan Tekiela (Uncommon
Facts About Common Birds) is a popular speaker--charges $250 plus mileage.
This event would be free and open to the public, sponsored by the FOL.
Cindy will check to see if he is available on a Wednesday or Thursday
sometime this fall. MSP Carol/Ron to spend $350 for this event (author plus
coffee and treats, advertising, etc.)
-Tabled for now the
Girlfriends Getaway authors--future consideration
-Author this year is Faith
Sullivan. We have booked
Reichels for May 9th. MSP
Ed/Carol for $300 deposit.
-All officers agreed to
serve one more year. (Subject to vote at November meeting)
MLA Conference in
-Conference is October
24-26. Friends Day is October
25. So far Bonnie and Cindy plan
to attend--all are welcome.
-Request for registration
fee ($50 per person) for those attending.
(MSP Sharon/Ed) Deadline is September 8,2007.
Our next meeting is
Tuesday, November 13th at 6:30PM (note time change!)
Bring treats, all!!
MSP Ed/Ron meeting
adjourned at 8:33 PM
Sharon Peterson, Secretary