Library Trustees Meeting Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, 6:30 pm

Attending: John Shaw, Laura Lawson-Tucker, Cathi Wilken,
Richard Wizansky, Mimi Morton, Lynn Green, Judith Serkin.
Absent: Carol Schnabel, Sandra Cortes
Accept Minutes of Sept. meeting with any additions or
corrections: The minutes were accepted.
Librarian’s report: Cathi. New groups are starting: Big and
Littles, a parent and young child play group has begun.
A knitting group will meet the 2 nd and 4 th Wednesdays of each
month from 1-3pm, beginning in November. The Library is
offering Knitting as a Winter Sport! Sarah Haydock is leading
the group. The Library received a $50 donation from the
Selectboard in honor of outgoing Selectboard Chair, Sheila
Morse.
Building Expansion Project: Cathi, Richard, John. Nothing
happening at the moment.. Historic preservation report
available. More reports soon.
Treasurer’s Report: Richard. We are on track. We netted
$2,928 from a superb concert by Judith and friends. We have
expended 18% of our expense budget and we are 33% through
the fiscal year.
Friends of the Library Report: Lynn. Friends will help with the
Halloween Party. Scary Stories is set for Nov 1 at 7:30 pm at
BBCC. Back Roads Stories may be recorded and put on our
website, at the storyteller’s discretion.

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Friends is researching future grants. WORDS project
interviews with writers will be posted on Library website.
Lynn wants to expand the Friends group. Trustees should send
the names of prospective Friends to Lynn. Friends can involve
themselves even if they are unable to attend meetings.
Fundraising letter is the next project for Friends and Trustees.
Friends will take the lead on staging the Raffle at Town
Meeting March, 2020.
Guilford Center Halloween Celebration: Thurs., Oct. 31, 5pm
Details: Cider drop offs (4 gals.) at Laura’s by Wednesday Oct.
30.
Mimi will drop off 4 doz. donuts at Library by noon, Oct. 31.
Set up: Thursday, 9 AM. Lynn will coordinate.
Clean up: Books and possible Crafts Clean up in Library Oct 31
night in advance of Home Schoolers at 9 AM on Nov. 1.
Fundraising Letter was distributed.
New Business: none
Adjournment: 7:45 pm
Next Trustees Meeting: Mon., Nov. 18, 6:30 pm
Mimi Morton, secretary

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Library Trustees Meeting Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, 6:30 pm

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