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BOT Meeting Agenda, September 6, 2019

Stowe Free Library - Board of Trustees Meeting Friday, September 6, 2019, 8:00 a.m. Library Building Agenda Call to Order Approval of Minutes Friends’ Report Treasurer’s Report Endowment Fund / Property Purchase Discussion Director’s Report Review Trustee Calendar Review Board Bylaws Review Mission, Vision, and Values Statements Review Progress and This Year’s Goals Regarding the Strategic Plan Old Business New Business Schedule Next Library Board Meeting

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BOT Minutes September 6, 2019

Stowe Free Library Minutes of Board of Trustees Meeting September 6th, 2019 Present: D.Witmer(Chair), C. Maison Kastner, K.Kaufman, C. Lusk, K.Spear, S.Gaines, C.Weber (Director) Absent: D.Johannesen Call to order:  8:00a.m. Friends Report: In Our Own Backyard Programing is scheduled until February.  Friends’ Annual Meeting will be in May,2020.  The book sale earned just under $18,000. The porch sale will go on for a few more weeks.  Treasurers Report:  There is $22,722 in the Development Account and $29,801 in the Operating Account.  Endowment Fund/Property Purchase Discussion:  Discussion about what is happening at present with the Endowment Fund.  Cindy provided samples of spending policies from a library listserv. The Town

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Fall Happenings in the Kids Section

Happy September! I wanted to draw your attention to some of our fantastic youth programs happening this fall! Our storytime schedule starts the week of September 9th.  On Mondays, from 10am - 11am, we are offering a "Toddler Dance Party" with Ms. Rachel, from AB2.  This is a new program for us and offers young learners and opportunity to use movement to strengthen brain development and motor skills.  Ms. Rachel offers toddlers an opportunity to move their bodies, to learn musical and movement concepts and to do an obstacle course with sensory stimulation. On Fridays from 10:15am - 11:15am, Ms. Sally will be

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