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Board of Trustees Meeting Mintues June 9, 2017

Stowe Free Library Board of Trustees Minutes of Meeting - June 9, 2017 Present:  Charles Lusk, Darla Witmer, David Bryan, Richard Johannesen, Charlotte Maison Kastner, Barbara Fox, Cindy Weber, Director Absent:  Kim Kaufman, Ronna Ziegel - Friends Call to Order:             8:00 a.m. Minutes:  The minutes for the April meeting were approved as submitted. Treasurer’s Report:  We have $25, 556 in the checking account and $17,723 in the development fund as of May 31, 2017.  We will be making the final payment of $6,750 for the fiscal year shortly.  Friends:  Cindy reported for the Friends.  Sally Nolan, Bonnie Knight and Margot Hall were honored with the

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Calling Knitters for November!

Knitting November!! The Stowe Free Library is looking for that one special person… someone who is good with teaching children and who also knows knitting! We are looking to have an afterschool program for children to knit hats and scarves.   We know it takes a special someone with patients and knowledge to work with children! Please email if you are interested!

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Keep NCAL shelter animals warm this winter!

Kids and Teens - Come and help NCAL this Fall with fleece knotted blankets for the animals at the shelter this winter!     Teens – come Wednesday November 8th after school to help prepthe materials, cutting the ties and squares for Thursday.  This can count for community service hours… ask us how! Kids – Come Thursday and tie the blankets together and then meet a shelter dog from NCAL! Teens are welcome to come both days to help with the craft.  Ages 8+. Younger kids may attend with a parent. This program is not suitable for preschoolers. NCAL (North Country Animal League) was established

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Vermont Fairy Tale Festival

Come join us - Julie and Margot with some helpers- at the Vermont Fairy Festival in Killington at the Sherburne Memorial Library Saturday, September 23 from 10am-4pm! The price of admission?? FREE! We ask only that you bring a donation of non-perishable food item or an item for the Humane Society. With over 20 tents - that's over 20 fairy tales!!- to explore and crafts in each one the afternoon will fly! Find Julie and Margot in the Hogwarts tent mixing potions and pinning the scar on Harry!' Join the fun - there will be Storytelling, Sword Fighting and Food Concessions; there

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New Carpet this Fall!

This Fall we are happy to say that we are getting new carpet! We have been in the process of narrowing down our choices and making a decision.  We've done a lot of legwork and will be closing for two weeks for the installation.  We have not quite narrowed down the dates - we will update our website, Facebook page and post notices at the library when we have the final dates. This will impact some of our regularly scheduled programming.  Store times will be affected among other programs - please give us a call or check our calendar for current

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