Friends Board Meeting Minutes (12/10/12)

December 10, 2012

Members present: Kelly Farrah, Anne Yambor, Katy Balcer, Cassie Sweetnich, Darlene Hellenberg, Kevin Deegan-Krause, Jessica Keyser, June Derin, Julie Updike, Jenny Haggerty

1. Welcome and Introductions

2. New Library Director – Jessica Keyser. notes: her vision for the FFL includes fundraising, financial support etc. All City extravaganza on Jan. 28. We need 2-3 people to represent the library at a table. We will have a volunteer sign-up sheet at this event. We need volunteers for the bookstore and First Stop Fridays.

3. Officer & Committee Reports

President/Past President – Kevin Deegan-Krause
Vice President- Jenny Haggerty
Treasurer- notes: We have a $600 tax obligation. We made $230 profit at the hot chocolate/book sale. Kevin Deegan-Krause proposed 80% post tax to library. Raw grant of $8,000 for the year. Lump sum of $8,000 until June 30. In July (new fiscal year) we will reconsider 80%.
Book Store- notes: moratorium on book donations. June is contacting people to write articles about the store. We need volunteers in the store.
Special Events

4. Library Staff- notes: the library wish list includes new ‚Äúlucky day” collection/rack. Signage, stickers, multiple copies of popular materials. $5,000?

5. Library Liaison

6. Action Items

Reception for New Director- notes: on a Saturday in January.
FFL Strategic Plan (Based on Library/Board Strategic Plan)

January Mini-retreat? notes: 3-4 hours with Dan Martin?

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

7. Adjourn at 8:08 PM

Next Regular Meeting: Monday, January 14, 2013, 7:00pm