April 15, 2010

Present:  Rickey Alexander , Debbie Bastian , Anne Carey, Krystin Conley , Annie Dixon, Virginia Mulhern, Jeanie Powers , Nancy Scott, and Hallie Yundt Silver

 Friends President Virginia Mulhern called the meeting to order at 4:00 p.m.  Vada and Nancy were welcomed.  New and returning Friends were welcomed.  

Moved by Anne Carey and supported by Debbie Bastian to approve the minutes from the meeting of March 11, 2010.  Motion carried.

Moved by Jeanie Powers and supported by Annie Dixon to approve the financial report andpay the invoice.  Motion carried.

Hallie provided the Director’s report, including:

¨      Hilary and Toni staffed a booth at the Senior Expo.  They provided information about the Library and the Friends.  One box of greeting cards was stolen.

¨      Reorganization of Library staff has gone smoothly so far. 

¨      Plans are in place to post/advertise three positions:  Assistant Director, Circulation Associate, Library Shelver

¨      Summer Reading starts Friday, May 28. 

¨      Recently submitted Technology Plan included replacement of the microfilm reader/printers.

¨      Krystin Conley was recently appointed to the Library Board.

Moved by Nancy Scott and supported by Rickey Alexander to seek Limited Membership in Northeast Missouri Community Foundation.  Motion carried with Hallie abstaining from voting due to potential conflict of interest.

Moved by Rickey Alexander and supported by Debbie Bastian to pay sales taxes, authorize Hallie to get a check cut, and the filing completed.  Motion carried.

There was consensus to participate in the Farmer’s Market on the following dates in 2010:  June 12 (Virginia Mulhern, Debbie Bastian ), June 26 (Annie Dixon, Anne Carey, and Jeanie Powers ), July 10 (Nancy Scott, Krystin Conley ).  The schedule from July 24 was not established.  Hallie noted that the Library’s Annual Book Sale will be in August.  Friends will greeting cards and deposit the money in their account.  They will also sell book sale books and materials with the money being deposited in the Library’s account.

The meeting for May was cancelled.  The Library will be closed on July 3.

 Meeting adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,


Hallie Yundt Silver, Library Director
Friends Secretary/Treasurer