Monday, March 1, 2010

Minutes of February 1, 2010

Haverhill Library Association
Minutes of February 1, 2010

The monthly meeting of the Haverhill Library Board was called to order by Chairman John Landrigan at 7:30PM on February 1, 2010. Present were trustees John Landrigan, Kathy Schiffman, Jane Darby, Don Bazzell, Vesta Smith, and Kerri Harrington.

Minutes of the January meeting, as well as the annual meeting, were approved.

In old business, the alarm still needs to be looked at. Tasco will need to be called and appointment will need to be scheduled.

The trapdoor near the restroom still needs to be fixed.

We have a few recent donations of money and books. It was decided to include mention in thank you notes that donations are tax deductible.

The select board budget hearing will be held on Thursday, February 4, 2010. Trustees are encouraged to attend.

In board development, Ken Frank has agreed to join the board. He will attend the next meeting.

In fundraising news, a Winter writers’ workshop will start on February 16th and run through the end of March. It will be from 7-8:30PM and will cost $125.

The Winter book discussion is under way. Six people attended the gathering in January. The next meeting will occur on February 15th.

We will have a budget review in April. We should have the Page fund reimbursement by then.

We discussed different fundraising ideas such as bake sales, tea and scone on Saturdays, raffles, a community supper night, etc.

It was decided to try to plan a chicken pie supper night to be held in the near future.

Lastly, we brainstormed names for trustees to join the board.

There wasn’t a Librarian’s Report tonight due to an illness.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:15 PM.
Next meeting will be on March, 1, 2010 at 7:30 PM.

Submitted by,
Kerri Harrington