Present:Amy Hughes, Terry
Reynolds, Dick Rupley, Phyllis
Johnson, Faith Morrison, Brian Geiger, Eloise Haller, George Love, Don
Richter, Patricia Van Pelt, Stephen Riutta
Absent:Gail Mroz, Mark Griep, Mary Marchaterre,
Hubbard, Dee Vincent, Patrick Quimby
Durfee called the meeting to order at .
minutes of the November 2,
2006 meeting were reviewed and approved.
Reynolds handed out the Treasurer’s report which
showed that the FVPL had $16,814.07 as of December 5, 2006.The
Treasurer’s report was approved.
audit committee has not met yet to perform the audit of
the FVPL financial records.
Van Pelt and Phyllis
Johnson reported on the art committee’s progress.The
latest acquisition was a painting of a
birch tree titled “Mother Tree” by artist Joyce Koskenmaki.Patricia Van Pelt told us that she will be
working on a booklet of information about art in the library.Dick Rupley showed us some prints of some old
local area prints which have been colorized.
Reynolds reported that he
has been in contact with Ruby Machi at the Simply Home Company and that
company has not been able to complete our project yet.
Reynolds reported that Nov.
2006 has been the best month ever for book cart sales.Terry Reynolds gave kudos to Patricia Van
Pelt and Karen Hubbard for their excellent stocking of the book cart.
Annual Book Sale
Haller confirmed with MUB
personnel that the annual book sale is from
on April 10-April 11, in MUB Ballroom A.Amy Hughessaid that when the
room was reserved, only Ballroom B was available, not Ballroom A.Eloise Haller will contact the MUB to verify
which MUB Ballroom we are scheduled for.
Morrison will email Tech
Today with another book donation solicitation and will contact
directly who she knows will be retiring or moving soon and ask them if
have any books they would like to donate.We discussed posting our book donation solicitation every month
Morrison will be the chair
of Publicity for the book sale. Eloise Haller will be the chair of the
committee for the book sale.
Richter requested that the
Book Sale spreadsheet that Eloise Haller is maintaining be sent to FVPL
just before the book sale.
Friends' Winter Carnival Hot Chocolate & Cookie event
We agreed to host
Winter Carnival event on Saturday,
February 10, 2007 at
in the library lobby.We opened at last time, and we had very
between and , so we decided to open at in 2007.
will have free hot chocolate
and cookies; and sell blankets, note cards, and used books.Don Durfee said that we will need a larger
selection of used books because many people were interested in more
last time we did this.We will have a
sheet at the January meeting for this event.
will discuss when to have the
next work bee at the January, 2007 meeting.
board approved the MTU Archives
request for $400 from the FVPL to purchase photo frames and hardware
Archives photo exhibits.
board approved the request to
purchase a library patron laptop replacement with a new Dell laptop for
$900.One of the laptops that the FVPL
purchased for the Library patron laptop program is no longer
reliably, and repairing it would be expensive.
At the January, 2007
meeting we will
discuss the formation of a committee to work on the FVPL blanket.
reminded us that we need to
move empty boxes from Faith Morrison’s office to the FVPL office.
regular meeting will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2007, ,
in the library.