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Friends Meeting Minutes

Friends of the Stowe Free Library

Meeting Minutes June 6, 2019

Friends Present: Ronna, Connie, Donna, Kelley, Bonnie, Louise, Millie, Sally, Carol and Cindy Weber

Minutes for annual meeting on May 9, 2019 approved as read

Carol went over income and expenses for 2018/2019. Donations for collection recovery were $118,600 and other income from book sales, annual giving, membership drive and dues, surplus from previous year equals a total of—$158,230. Expenses to date are $28,045 The budget for 2019/2020 was approved for expenses of $37,655. Carol moved for acceptance and Ronna seconded it

It was agreed that all donations coming in for the new fiscal year would be placed in the general fund to build up reserves to support library programs. Any donations

marked for collection recovery will be placed in that fund.

Connie reported highest number of FSFL members—102. Renewal letters will be sent out at the end of the month. 

In our Own Backyard program is beginning to book speakers beginning this fall.

Book sale donations are closing June 15. Sale will be 6/9–7/28. The committee is looking for boxes, and sign up sheets are up.

Sally moved to adjourn at 4:45 and Carol seconded



Submitted by Kelley Spear

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