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Meeting Minutes - November 18, 2008
Bonnie Gutzweiller called
the annual meeting to order at 7:05 PM with 14 members present.
MSP Julie/Sally to approve the secretarys minutes.
Treasurers report: Balance
to date is $5430.77. Report filed,
subject to audit.
-Dawn submitted a report
outlining her activities since our last meeting.
The Community Favorites theme is going well.
The Christmas books have arrived and plans are made for the appearance of
Herself the Elf on December 17th.
Dawn would like us to be on the lookout for her replacement.
There have been inquiries from a couple of folks willing to help, but
wanted to be paid. Sandy will
contact GRRL to see if they have someone who could help or take over story time.
(Someone on their payroll)
-When the board met, there
were not enough people to reach a quorum, so they could only recommend donating
money for a new internet station at the library.
FOL and Improvement Club were to be asked to donate as well. MSP Ed/Sally
to donate $1000 to this project. Sandy
is checking with GRRL to be sure we can have another station and to check on the
cost. There is also a private donor
who has offered to donate $500 toward this project.
-Will begin again in Spring
-Report for September and
October---2 story times--40 attending. She
proctored exams for students. There
were 16 volunteers--a total of 112.75 hours.
169 folks used the Improvement Club computer.
Annandale State Bank donated $500 to the Library.
Sandy also submitted a report of books/tapes she enjoyed.
Mike Lynch 9/24 Program
-Check has arrived from the
grant we applied for--so that paid for the program!
Friends Meet Friends
11/1 St. Cloud
-Sandy, Dean, Ron, Ed and
Bonnie attended. Toured the new
library (very impressive) and enjoyed finding out how other Friends groups
Business Expo-April 18,
-Will meet before the Expo
to sign up for setting up, working, etc.
Author Dinner-May 8, 2009
-Tickets and posters ready.
Look great. Books should
arrive soon. Julie will check with the Buffalo radio station to see about
advertising the event.
Book Sale-July 3, 2009
-Sorting will begin in June.
No advanced sales again this year. Set
up will be Thursday, July 2.
Election of Officers
Bonnie Gutzweiller and Sharon Peterson
MSP Ed/Betty to accept the
slate as presented.
Proposed 2009 Budget
-Bonnie passed out the
budget. MSP Jean/Sharon to accept.
2009 Meeting Dates
April 7, 2009 (plan for
Expo and author dinner)
June 2, 2009 (plan for
September 15, 2009
November 17, 2009
-Sign up sheet for
Sandy/Barbs party on Wednesday, April 29,2009.
Additional Agenda Items
-MSP Julie/ Sally to
subscribe to 2 more magazines for the Library.
MSP Ed/Sally to adjourn the
Sharon Peterson, secretary