Minutes: November 2019

Friends of Hartland Public Library

Minutes, November 21, 2019

Present: Nick Berry, Kathie Clark, Ellie Davids, Helen Gallagher, Jen Mabee, Liz Vezina, Irene White

Call to order
Began at 6 pm, ended 7:30 pm

Minutes
The minutes from 10/17/19 were accepted as read.

Financial Report
Maureen was not present; not report was given.

Publicity
Helen asks for input.
Ellie or Nick will provide Book Club titles.

School Liaison
Grades K, 1, 2, and 3 came for library tours.
Jen suggests making tours available for home schoolers and Hartland Christian School, too.
This resulted in #40 new cards.

Programs
Story Time and Puppet Theater are ongoing.

The group, Sewing with Patience, is working hard to complete items for the Christmas Fair.

Kids Crafts: 11/23: Paint Trunk – Ellie, David, and Liz will help

12/21, cookies and cards – Mike Wiers volunteered to bake cookies.

1/18: Chinese lanterns for Chinese New Year.

2/15: Author Jeanine Deas, Anna’s Little Buddy – Jen will get honorarium check from Mark.

March: I Spy boards – Bring any items before March.

5/13/20, 7 pm, Audubon’s Loon Talk with Tracy Hart – Mr. Vezina will cover the $100 honorarium

Old Business
Friends’ goals/ future fundraising – Discuss at next meeting
Craft table at Christmas Fair, Sat., 12/7 – Several members will bring donations.
Book Box – Continues next spring
Children’s Holiday Fund, 12/14 – Several members volunteer to help.

New Business
Holiday Decorating – The Rowe family helps set up trees; the Libbys donate a wreath for the front door; Outlook Club will help decorate

There will be a KVCAP meeting in Dec. with Board.

What to put in Display Case? How about town reports, or books about Hartland and St. Albans. – Nick will contact Nat Foss of the Historical Society for items to display.

Next Meeting
Jan. 16, 2020, 6 pm
No meeting during the busy holiday month.

Respectfully submitted,
Kathleen M. Clark, Secretary