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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Minutes - December Draft


Draft Record of the Frost Free Library Board of Trustees Meeting Frost Free Library, Marlborough, NH December 9, 2017 In attendance: Rufus Frost, Gilda Goodrich, Teresa Horne, Jane Pitt, Kristin Readel, Carl Shepardson, and Bob Sweet At 8:35 a.m., Rufus Frost called the meeting of the trustees to order. Secretary’s Minutes: Motion to accept the minutes from November 18, 2017 was made by Bob Sweet and seconded by Carl Shepardson. Vote to accept was unanimous. Treasurer’s Report: Gina Paight distributed a report dated December 9, 2017. Checking account: 3,340.24 Special Gift fund: 14,346.49 Elizabeth Richards Concert Fund: 3,394.99 Motion to accept the treasurer’s report was made by Bob Sweet and seconded by Jane Pitt. Vote to accept was unanimous. Director’s Report – Kristin Readel explained that the annual membership to the NHLTA is $40 per person. Several trustees declined membership, explaining that they can read the newsletter at the library. She also reported on the following: • Nikki Demarest took story time to Marlborough preschool. A preschooler’s family visited the library following preschool. The child was signed up for 1000 Books. • The preliminary budget was presented and discussed. The trustees thanked Kristin for her thoughtful work on the budget. • Kristin will get the estimated amount for a full time librarian. Foundation Report: Bob Sweet reported that the new name for the foundation will be the 150 Building Committee. It will become a committee of the Friends. A separate bank account will be set-up for the 150 Building Committee. The trustees viewed preliminary concepts for the librarian addition. Next meeting will be January 13, 2017 at 8:30. At 9:55 a.m. Teresa Horne moved to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Jane Pitt. Vote to adjourn was unanimous. Respectfully submitted, Gilda Goodrich

LIBRARY CLOSED TODAY. STAY SAFE & WARM.


Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Shop like an Elf!

Monday, November 27, 2017

NH Fish & Game Wildlife Steward, Mike Morrison will present Understanding Bobcats

This Tuesday, November 28th at 6:30 pm.  Join us with your questions about this beautiful local mammal.

We're baaaaaaack!

Holiday Movies are out. Cocoa is restocked. Edventure Afterschool will return on Tuesdays at 3:15 pm for eight weeks of fun in the library. It's beginning to look a LOT like fffreezing at Frost Free Library. We are warm and cozy inside. Don't forget the Mabel Page room for quiet study, meeting space or play date. Call the desk to schedule use of the room.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Library Holiday Closing Thurs, 11/23-Sat, 11/25

Enjoy your family stories, Stock up Tuesday & Wednesday and we'll see you on Tuesday, 11/28 for
Understanding Bobcats at 6:30 pm, with NH Fish & Game's, Mike Morrison.

State of the Birds with Marlborough's Own Jon Atwood, PhD

Jon, recently back from Costa Rica, will discuss Birds & Climate change.  He is Director of Conservation at Mass Audubon.  Join us Tuesday 11/21 @ 7 pm.

Stock Up on Books & Movies before the presentation.

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