Meeting Minutes for February 7, 2018

Meeting Minutes February 7, 2018
Approved April 4, 2018

Call to order and roll call: The meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by Vice President Maureen McDole. Present were Courtney Walker, treasurer/ membership director; Diane Drutowski, secretary/communications director; Mary Jane Fales, and Beth Lindsay.

Minutes: The minutes of the November 2017 meeting were distributed. Mary Jane Fales moved to approve the minutes. Diane Drutowski seconded. The motion passed.

Treasurer’s report: We have $2341.03 in our city fund and $429.24 in our Grow Financial account. Diane Drutowski moved to approve the report. Mary Jane Fales seconded. The motion passed.

Linda Sagese negotiated a Florida Non-profit Compliance (990) late fee of $50. We will all review the dates for 2018 and stay on track with our annual report and 990 renewal.

Book Sale: Our next book sale on June 2, 2018. Beth Lindsay confirmed that the library staff with collect and organize books as usual. We will request book donations.

Author Events: The Steph Post event (rescheduled due to Hurrican Irma) is February 12, 2018. Collette Bancroft from the Tampa Bay Times reviewed Steph’s new book. Thanks to Orlando Acosta for helping promote the event. Diane Drutowski will provide the printed introduction and email sign-up sheet. Courtney Walker will coordinate with Linda Sagese about refreshments. Someone will need to bring a donation jar if Linda doesn’t attend.

Lee Irby is scheduled for April 9 as a joint event for the 4th Annual Sunlit Festival.

National Library Week is April 8-14, 2018.

Library Staff Report: Beth Lindsay told us that the position of librarian has been advertised. The staff is going ahead with the new carpet and rearranging the first floor areas. They are also planning to expand the literacy program.

Next meeting: The next meeting will be Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. It’s a week earlier than usual to avoid conflict with a SunLit Festival event.

Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 6:40 p.m.

Submitted by
Diane Drutowski


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