Friends Board Meeting Minutes (11/12/2012)

Meeting of the Membership

November 12, 2012


Welcome and Introductions

In attendance: Kevin Yezbick, Jean Sterritt, Anne Yambor, Katy Balcer, Ed Burns, Beth O’Connor, June Derin, Jenny Haggerty, Sherry Wells, Monique Herzig, Cassie Sweetnich, Kelly Farrah


2011-2012 Reports


Treasurer- notes: see financial report.

Membership- notes: 58 families.

Book Store- notes: we need volunteers!

Special Events- notes: Books and Roses in April. Other ideas: murder mystery in October? Costume exchange? mini golf course in library? DIY event- tables set up w/ people teaching how to do things.



FFL Board Officer & Committee Chair Elections

Positions: President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Membership, Book Store, Special Events, Public Relations, Programming


Notes: we still need a Treasurer.


Action Items

Library Bake Sale – 11/17/12

First Stop Friday Concerts – Volunteers Needed (Set-up and Tear-down)

Holiday Ice Festival Hot Chocolate Opportunity – 12/7/12 (12-8-12)

Bulletin Board

Coin Vortex

Book Sale- notes: we will have several small sales throughout the year instead of one big sale.

Meet with New Library Director/Reception for New Director- notes: reception in the new year.


Brainstorm (& Get on Calendar and Begin Planning)

FFL Strategic Plan (Based on Library/Board Strategic Plan)

Engaging Membership (Renewals, Volunteers, “Book Bucks”)

Special Events



Next Regular Meeting of the FFL Board (Open to the Public): Monday, December 10, 2012, 7:00pm.

(Future Meetings will be held 2nd Monday of the Month at 7:00pm at the Ferndale Library)