Meeting Minutes – February 19, 2021

General Meeting            February 19, 2021

The HAPLD Friends Foundation members met via ZOOM.

Those in attendance: Carol David, Deanna Engelke, Nancy Hardy, Karen Hutchings, Ron Mangold, Marsha Natkins, Shirley Nowak, Jackie Pollack, Arthur Ruffino, Janis Ruffino, Martha Schooley, Judy Schrader, Marge Smith, Diane Wise. Library personnel: Susan Riddle-Mojica, Reference Librarian. Pamela Kampwerth, Head of Circulation and Outreach Services

Pamela welcomed everyone to the meeting at 11:05 a.m.

Susan Riddle-Mojica, Reference Librarian presented Romance Genre: A Crash Course in True Love,

 Secretary’s Report
The minutes from the December meeting were reviewed. Carol David moved to accept the minutes, Shirley Novak seconded, the motion carried.

Financial Review
Starting Balance: $2222.22;   Ending Balance:  $3,569.00
Annual Plea:    $95.00
Corner Books: $977.28
Donation:    $10.00
Membership: $505.00
First Look tour: $400.00
Total: $1987.28

Sales Tax:  $122.00
Promotional:   $186.70
Postage:  $331.80
Total  $640.50

 What are we doing?
ZOOM Board meetings
Emails to Friends
ZOOM General meetings

Fundraising Activities for 2021
Corner Books
First Look tours
Giving Day, April 7
Fall Fest?
October Friends Breakfast
Fall Basket Raffle
National Day of Giving, December 1

Library Update
The Library is open regular hours. Materials, when they are returned to the Library, are in quarantine for 1 day. Late fees are no longer being charged. The building program will be entering Phase 2 in mid-March. The Library will be closed for a few weeks to move everything from the original building into the addition. The temporary entrance will be on the east. An employee will be stationed by the entrance to help entering/leaving the building. The Book Drops will no longer be available. Hold pickup and return will be available from the parking lot. The entrance to the east parking lot will be from Main Street.

Phase III should begin in mid-April and end in November 2021. The completed building will reopen late December, early January 2022.

Those attending the meeting were invited to pick up the new library cling.

Next meeting, April 16, 11:00 a.m.

The meeting closed at 11:38 a.m.

Respectfully submitted, Marjorie Smith