Minutes: August 16, 2018

Friends of the Hartland Public Library, Minutes 8/16/18
Present: Nick Berry, Beth Clark, John Clark, Kathie Clark, Ellie Davids, Helen Gallagher, Julie Plater, Maureen Rekrut, Irene White, and potential member Loretta McGee

TOPIC
DISCUSSION
ACTION
Call to order
Welcome to new member Julie Plater
@ 6:10 pm

Minutes of April 19 and May 17, 2018

Approved as written

Financial Report
Beth gave a written report. Balance: $1022.18
Approved

Appreciation
To Nick for SRP, Liz for website, Helen for publicity, Irene for plants, Beth for update, Tim for composing two songs for the SRP, and to everyone who helped with the summer reading program.
Publicity
Website is https://hartlandpubliclibrary.org/
Articles, often with pictures, in RTE
Our Facebook page is visited often.
400 brochures went to area schools re SRP.
Fund Raising
Yard sale with Outlook Club Sat., 8/18
Consider concert? Craft fair?
$179.00 was raised for HPL

Programs
22 children completed SRP goals. Enjoyable!
Bulletin Board. Please bring ideas for themes.
Hawk Talk by Marek Plater
CB Anderson’s presentation on River Talk. Do we want to invite another author?
Metal detecting—on hold
Lyme Disease presentation
Holiday Card Exchange in December
Kids’ Crafts (see Upcoming Events)

Tim’s song is on website.
Beth will do 1 for Int’l Peace Day.
Well received!
8 from HPL attended.
John has 2 videos to show in Oct.
With libraries in 14 other states.

Next Meeting
Come with ideas about goals for the Friends, potential budget items , and items to add to our wish list.
Thursday Sept. 20 at 6:00 pm
Annual Meeting, Thurs. Oct 18 at 6:00 pm
HPL Volunteer recognition, Sat, Oct 13 at 1:00 pm.

Upcoming Events
International Day of Peace Celebration
Oct. 6: Kids Crafts Sand Art
Oct. 13: Library Volunteer Recognition
Fri., Oct. 12 & 19, 6 pm: Lyme Disease videos
Oct. 20: Kids Crafts 3-D Masks
Sat., Nov. 3, Ripley, the Christmas Tree Dog with author Carol Ouellette and illustrator FreDonna Ladd
Bee Keeping March date TBD
April date TBD Travel Talk: Mt. Hood and Nepal
Saturday, Sep. 22, 10:30 -noon
Melody Braley will lead

John will present
Beth will lead
Books will be available for purchase
Samantha Hutchins will lead
With Michael Rekrut