Friends of Newbury Town Library Notes for 10/4/18
Attendees: Jean Ackerly, Maureen Haley, Joan Friedman, Pam Myers-Kinney, Kati Bourque, Dick Passeri, Erin Ouimet, Diana Lord, Linda Rivera
Introduction of Diana Lord, new to attending meeting. Diane has limited experience with Grant writing. She will look into what is available for the library.
Pam will place the signs on Sun or Monday. Cost around $140.00
Coverage hopefully with photographer. Mothers club, friends website
Flier posted in post office and YWCA
Volunteers and bakers. Tammy will resend email
Electrical situation. Electricians still have not come to check out library.Dick Suggested to use surge
Suppressors. If any board member has surge suppressors and extension cords please bring them .
Discussion took place about set up and where items will be placed in the library. Tammy made signs for item being sold
Tammy states all set for materials/supplies
Jean to ask Alex Burke/author,Pam’s sister Diane
Prices already set on Carla Moss’ items. Tammy will purchase tags on items with prices
To note as of today:
Raffle items and prizes currently in hand:
Grog for raffle table
15. North Shore Music Theater - 2 tickets to Hairspray( raffle)
Calendar: October 13 Harvest Fest
November 1 - Friends Meeting.
December 6 - Friends Meeting.
Upcoming Friends Sponsored Programs:
Writers Workshops, Oct. 5, 12 & 19. Fridays 10a-12p.
Discovering New England Stone Walls, Oct. 11. Thurs. 6:30-7:30pm.
The Basics of Public Speaking, Oct. 16. Tuesday. 6:30-7:30pm.
Thomas Jefferson the Foodie, November 15. Thursday. 7-8pm.11/15 RESCHEDULED TO JANUARY
Prizes for Pumpkins:
4 tickets for screening room for adult
10 strings for Leo for kids pumpkin contest
Harbor creamery for Teens for contest
Mission oak 1st place, 2nd place Paddle Inn
Loaf: Michael’s Harborside, 2cnd American Barbeque
Diane Lord offered to do raffle table and will check into getting a donation From Novo sano(spa part of
Kati suggested a paint night as a fundraiser/ Diane Lord will look into possible location to host and will ask friend who is an artist.
Financial report :Pam shared financial report: See handout
Books are doing well.$ 500 thus far in sales. Last year only$ 300.00 at this time.
Erin suggested to post books/dvd’s on facebook. Popular newly arrived items
Donations are doing well. Try to boost membership after harvest festival
Flags hats and bags are doing well.
NTL: A Mini poster printer arriving for library