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Meeting Minutes - April 6, 2010

President Carol Anderson called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. with 11 members present.  Motion MSP to approve the secretary’s minutes.  Because of a change in the original officers elected at the November meeting, a motion was MSP (Ron, Sally) to accept the new slate of officers.  Julie Sedey and Carol Anderson co-presidents, Sally Smith secretary, Dean Cheney treasurer.  Treasurer’s report: Balance to date is $6501.09.  Motion MSP (Jean, Marion) to accept report subject to audit.


Library Board:  Next meeting is scheduled for May 13, 2010

Publicity Committee:  Dean will create a ¼ sheet handout for the Expo.  Bonnie and Ron will work on a ¼ page ad for the 5/26 Advocate.  Dean will work on an author dinner ad for the 5/5 Advocate.  Ticket deadline for author dinner is 5/13.

Librarian Report:  Carla reported on the many activities planned for spring and summer at the library.  There are many legacy events as well as the usual GRRL programming.  Carla also explained the computer plans for 2010 (2 replacement Public Access Computers and 3 replacement Internet computers).  Internet reservations now require a library card.

Unfinished Business

Open Sign:  After returning the first replacement sign, a new neon sign hangs in the window.

Application for MN Sales Tax Exemption Status (sent 10/26/09):  Bonnie reports that the process takes 8 to 9 months to complete.

Author Dinner:  Ron will borrow the sound system.  Sally will serve as hostess.  Jean and Julie will take tickets and assist in book sales.

Business Expo:  A sign-up for volunteers was passed around.  We will not have door prizes.

Form 990-N:  This IRS report was done online.

New Business

Summer Reading Report:  Sally will again do a story time at 2 locations – Elm Grove Trailer Court and Knollwood Square Apts.  In addition she will do a story time at the library on Fridays in July using the same materials.  Motion MSP (Ron Dean) to allocate $150 for this project.

Book Sale:  The sale is set for July 3rd.  Volunteers will be needed for June Tuesdays to sort donations.  Prices will be $1 for hardcover books, 50 cents for paperback books, and $1 for media.

Meeting adjourned at 9:05 p.m. 

Respectfully submitted,
Sally Smith, secretary