Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Minutes of April 5, 2010

Haverhill Library Association
Minutes of April 5, 2010

The monthly meeting of the Haverhill Library Board was called to order by chairman John Landrigan at 7:30 PM on April 5, 2010. Present were trustees John Landrigan, Kathy Schiffman, Barbara May, Jane Darby and Kerri Harrington.

Minutes of the previous meeting were approved.

In fund raising, the Chicken Pie Supper was a huge success. Everyone agreed that it would be a great thing to do annually. Some ideas for change include charging more for each ticket and perhaps having two different sittings to accommodate all the people. It was noted that the ads in the paper helped get the word out about the supper.

We are planning an Author's Luncheon for the future, but are trying to pin down a date. The 25th or 18th of September was discussed. The location would be the Gibson House.

It is time again for our annual appeal. We have approximately 235 names on the list. John will make the copies this week and we will have an envelope stuffing party on April 12th at 7 PM.

The Spring Writing Workshop started last week and it is at capacity with 10 members.

The next book discussion will be held on April 19th and the books is Motherless Brooklyn.

In Finances, the Mildred Page funds have started to come in and we received $200 more this quarter than last year.

We requested an increase in money from the town and precinct this year and we were generously rewarded more.

A motion was passed to reinstate the librarians' hours and pay. The vote was passed.

The next meeting was scheduled for June 7th. In May, we will do any necessary correspondence by email.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:30 PM

Submitted by,
Kerri Harrington