Minutes: January 2022

Friends of HPL Minutes, January 21, 2022

Present:  Kathie Clark, Ellie Davids, Helen Gallagher, Jen Mabee, Meaghan Patrick, Maureen Rekrut, Lorrie Sanborn, Libby Wiers

Call to orderWe met via Zoom from 6 to 6:45 pm.
MinutesThe 11/18 minutes had been emailed.Accepted.
Financial ReportWe have a balance of 2480.15.  Lorrie and Irene have been reimbursed.Dues invoices will be sent next week.
Librarian’s ReportThere are 4 participants in the Bean Stack Program. A SRP MAY happen, depending on COVID. The Library’s winter closing hour is now 5 pm. Park pass is $105. ME Discovery Museum $150. Sea Dog tickets are free.We will purchase a park pass; wait on MDM to assess interest.
Trustee UpdateJoanne Elwell is the new chair, Jeremy Bragg Treasurer-in-training. Several updates are happening and/or planned. (New locks, windows, shelving, heat pumps.)
PublicityHelen continues to do a great job. Likewise, Liz has updated the website.
Book ClubMeeting by Zoom.Call Lorrie to join. See website for book titles.
ProgrammingStill on hold due to COVID. 
Old BusinessBook sale downstairs is on-going. Lorrie suggests a February Free Book “sale.” Plant Sale May 21. Wait on yard sale. The south side of the current library building may be suitable for raising vegies, maybe in a raised box.Come choose one or many!   Please prepare seedlings, especially vegies, plants for shade as well as indoors.
Next MeetingThursday, February 17th, 6 pm.Jen will send Zoom link if needed.

Respectfully submitted,

Kathie Clark, Secretary

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