Minutes: March 2022

Friends of HPL Minutes, March 17, 2022

Present:  Kathie Clark, Helen Gallagher, Jen Mabee, Meagan Patrick, Lorrie Sanborn, Liz Vezina, Irene White

Call to orderThe hybrid meeting was from 6 to 6:45 pm
MinutesThe minutes were accepted.
Financial reportBeginning balance $2480.15, ending $2545.15$65 in dues have been received. 
Librarian’s reportLorrie continues to reorganize the book collections.  She is planning the SRP. A Writers Group planning session will meet downstairs Sat., 3/19. Bulletin Board will feature our book recommendations.Send a short write-up and book picture to Jen.
PublicityHelen keeps RTE up-to-date weekly.  Liz will put a picture of the Sharing Shelf on the website.7 new library cards were issued in Feb.!  See hartlandpubliclibrary.org for online form or stop in at the library.
School LiaisonHelen and Liz send info to SVMS for its monthly newsletter.
Book ClubSummer choices will include Read ME titles.Contact Ellie or Lorrie to participate.
ProgramsStorytime will resume Sat., 10:30 am, beginning April 16th. Crafts will be at least monthly.The kids love Take and Make Craft Kits!
Old BusinessThe State Park Day Pass is $105. The Plant and Book Sale will be Sat., May 21st. Yard Sale to be determined. Vegetable Garden will be small, in-ground.Jen will order one. We need seedlings, perennials, house plants…   Shovels, plants & workers needed. Date TBD.
New BusinessSt. Albans Summerfest is Sat., 7/16. HPL will do outdoor games, book give-aways, and will provide forms to sign up for a library card as well as a Friend of HPL.See Ellie or Lorrie for more info or to volunteer.
Next MeetingThursday, 4/21/2022, 6 pm.Jen will send notice. Check your email!

Respectfully submitted,

Kathie Clark, Secretary

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