May 13, 2019

In attendance: Fern Strong, Anne Linehan, Eve Ermer, Carrie Cooker, Jean Wolfe, Ben Wolfe

Called to order at 7:05 pm

Secretary’s Report

April minutes approved

Treasurer’s Report

Anne got an email from trustees of public funds; they are meeting today (April 13) again in June. We need to advise them if we need funds; not currently needed this FY.

Friends’ meeting approved $10,000; $650 memorial donation on J. Goodnow, $300 memorial donation - L Baldwin

While income is below budget small amount, spending has been considerably below expected/budgeted amt. Without spending anymore $, surplus about $6,000.

Librarian’s Report

Summer programs start June 20th

Verrnal pool program Sunday, May 19th

Kevin Barnaby has the lawn contract again this year. No mowing as yet. What are the expectations of this contract? Anne will call Jillian to ask about any stated expectations in the contract.

Tabletop loom: sell one this year and hold the other until a decision is made about loaning; Carrie will contact donors about this decision

Patron survey of interests: Eve and Carrie to create one (see below in new business)

Need volunteer for Memorial Day circulation desk

New business

Wish list for Friends

Eve and Carrie to create patron survey will draft survey questions

Action items

Anne: contact trustees of public funds

Contact Jillian about mowing

Ben is surveying other libraries about lending practices

Eve and Carrie will create patron survey.

Upcoming meetings: June 10, July 8