Present:Dee Vincent, Mary Marchaterre, Terry
Reynolds, Phyllis Johnson, Brian Geiger, Eloise Haller, Don Durfee,
Van Pelt, Dana Richter, Gail Mroz, George Love, Dick Rupley
Absent:Faith Morrison, Amy
Hughes, Mark Griep, Karen
Hubbard, Stephen Riutta
Dee Vincent called the meeting to order at .
Terry Reynolds had to leave early so he presented
the Treasurer’s report first. The FVPL had $19,184.67 as of 5/1/07. The book sale brought
total of $3,182.19 (renewals and sales), which is a record amount. The
Treasurer’s report was approved.
minutes of the April 5, 2007
meeting were reviewed and approved.
Review of Book Sale
Most profitable sale
ever. Thanks especially to Eloise who
coordinated the sale and put so much time in on it (long applause).
all who helped. Dee will send out thank yous to
General discussion on
improvements to be made for the sale
next year. Parking a problem. Eloise will rearrange shelves. Possible
April for next year; Friday worked well; Eloise will check availability
and pictures of 1st book sale in Dec. 1990 from Jan
Dalquist were passed around.
B. Book Cart
restock and tend to the cart until the middle of July.
C. Afghan Committee (Don, Dee,
another design with broader appeal, MTU colors, etc. Under
Mary continues to
collect slips up to about June 4; Econo
pays 1% to friends of total.
Patricia will check
with the Quincy Mine and Eloise will
check with Copper World.
Art Committee (Patricia, Phyllis, Karen, Dick,
$3,000 has been
for new art for the library; committee needs to review art work;
suggested possible commission of artwork for the library.
G. Library Projects/Requests
8 requests passed out by Mary. Discussion of which projects FVPL
should fund. Before he left, Terry
withdrew his requests for microfilm of the Iron River Reporter and the
Journal ($37,520). The other people’s requests were dealt with
Persephone Series, $700. Motion to approve Mary, second Phyllis. Passed.
Richter – Color Atlas of Ectomycorrhizae, $424. Motion
to approve Gail, second Patricia.
requests by Collections Manager Ellen Seidel were all
considered worthwhile for the library to acquire; total was approx.
was moved by Dick for Friends to allocate $4,000 for Ellen to spend at
discretion to acquire as many of these books as possible. Second Gail.
suggested that these acquisitions be recognized,
perhaps with a presentation at an event or press release, etc., to
the donation by the Friends.
Thursday May 17,
Archives Event. Opening of the first of the historic
displays, using the frames purchased with FVPL funding. Also a
presentation on "Keweenaw Digital Archives" initiative and the
ethnicity web project.
Thanks to Phyllis
for providing snacks and beverages for
this last meeting of the school year.
meeting Thursday, September 6,
in the library.
Dana Richter for Secretary Amy Hughes, May 4, 2007.