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Friends of Lawrence Library Meeting Minutes

 January 2007 Minutes


  • The Meeting was called to order at 10:30 a.m. by Sky Minckler.
  • Membership.  Sky presented Jeanne LeBlanc’s  report.  One new membership was received during the month from the Burnham Foundation, which included a $1500 donation. 
  • The December 2006 Meeting Minutes were read by Ruth Moses, and were accepted as read.
  • Correspondence Report.  Ruth indicated a few checks came in during the month, in addition to the Burnham Foundation donation.
  • Treasurer’s Report.  No report was available.
  • Library Director’s Report.
  • Deb Sprat advised the group that as of February 1, the Library will once again accept book donations.  Don Lea is expected to start with book sorting on approximately 2/1 as well.  Some sorting has been done in the meanwhile. 
  • Deb said that the film showing will start early February, and that the Library is in process of purchasing the license to show public movies.
  • The Legislative Breakfast will be held on Friday, March 23rd from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
  • Programs.  Teresa Vadakin, Children’s Librarian, reviewed upcoming February programs.  Teresa also mentioned that February is Library Lover’s month, and Deb welcomed ideas/suggestions for celebrating Library Lover’s month.
  • Art Gallery.  Sky presented the report prepared by Kathy Lowe, indicating that last week’s reception went very well, and the show will be in place until 2/2/07.  The next reception will be for a photographer, to be held on Saturday, 2/10/07 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Book Sale.  Sky confirmed that Don Lea is expected to start sorting during February.  Sky indicated that Jeanne LeBlanc has been spearheading the management of the back room during Don’s absence.  Sky indicated that any suggestions for helpers would be much appreciated.  She also requested additional volunteers for the Book Sale Committee.

The Meeting was adjourned at 10:50 a.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

Ruth Moses
Recording Secretary


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