Minutes: April 2022

Friends of HPL Minutes, April 21, 2022

Present:  Kathie Clark, Ellie Davids, Jen Mabee, Lorrie Sanborn, Irene White, Liz Vezina

Call to orderThis hybrid meeting went from 6 pm to 7:15 pm.
MinutesDistributed via email.Approved.
Financial ReportSame as last month, $2545.15. Maureen to send dues notices.$105 will be reimbursed to Jen for the Park Pass.
Librarian’s ReportSRP will include 2 Discovery programs, a Sea Dogs program, one by Jen. Participants to write short book reports; prize to be awarded. Weeding continues. 12 Library cards issued in March, 60 Take & Makes went home; 58 new books catalogued.Lorrie will ask the Masons to donate a prize/bike.     Lorrie may donate JFIC to SVH.
PublicityNo report.
School LiaisonLiz will deliver SRP flyers to schools. When COVID is gone, volunteers may again read stories onsite, &/or classes may tour the Library.
Book ClubThe 2 Read ME selections are already in the Library. Meetings will be hybrid this summer.
Old BusinessPlant and Audio Book sale 5/21. By donation.  Outdoors. 8 to 11 am. Community Garden Meet-Up. Jen, Irene, and Meaghan scoped out the area; digging has begun. Summerfest. 7/16. HPL will have free books, promo flyers, library card ap’s, 2 outdoor games.Set up Fri., 5/20, 3 to 6 pm + 7:30 am Sat.   Volunteers will bring compost and plants.   Lorrie, Jen, Irene, and Liz will be there 9 to 11 am.
New BusinessBoard updates: Outdoor clean-up Sat., 4/23, 10 am.   Building Committee reports water damage down stairs. New lights, windows, a sink, a heat pump, a desk, and shelves are to be purchased with the grant from Stephen King. Memorial Day Parade. Participate?Raking accomplished, digging has begun.  Kathie and Jen will continue Mon., 4/25.  Come and play!         Inappropriate to the occasion.
Next MeetingThursday, 5/19/22, 6 pmShall we meet in June?  TBD 5/19.

Respectfully submitted,

Kathie Clark, Secretary

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