FMPL (Friends of the Muehl Public Library) meeting

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

THURSDAY, March 15, 2018 6:30 p.m., Muehl Public Library meeting space

March 17, Irish harper in hallway 11 to 1
March 24, Spring scavenger hunt for kids in conjunction with CFRC Easter activities in City Hall basement
March 29, Writing for your health workshop, Shari Liesch, 5:15 to 6:30
March 30, Library closed for SPRING CLEANING 
April 2, Amnesty Day
April 7, Poetry and healing, Shari Liesch, 11 to 1
April 14, Adult Book Group, 9-10 My Two Elaines by Martin Schreiber

1. Call to Order & Reminder of Ground Rules:
                                         A) Please raise hand to speak. B) Please speak to the topic at hand.

2.  Additions or Changes to this agenda
3.  Summary of Minutes of February 15, 2018  [any corrections?]

4.  Treasurer’s Report – Submitted by Deanna DeBruin
    (*State of WI non-stock corporation annual report due 3.31 *By May 15, Form 990-N *State of WI raffle license—expires roundabout July 1; to be renewed by early August)

5. Committee, Activity and Events Reports
             Chocolate Bars    
             Membership  (***WILL BE HANDLED THIS MONTH; mailing & informational email)
             Birthday Club

6. Old Business @ your library
             1. Planning the thank you banquet (no reply was welcomed but ***NOW WHAT?)
             2. Thank yous to Ian and Paul, wowzer! Impressive! 
             3. Seed bank (***AMANDA WILL BE @ APRIL MEETING, meanwhile I will see her @ celebration)
             4. Funding request for Reach out and Read. (tabled from last month)

7. New business @ your library
             1. Photo Contest—what I have. How I think it can go. People are chomping at the bit!
             2. Sesquicentennial in Seymour.
             3. Legislative Day, report, and reimbursements

8. Wish list
Back up printer, simple, for when our printer seizes and we are in emergency mode to assist patrons with their needs.

9.  Inspiration  (Check out our EAGLE SCOUT shelves!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)

10. Adjournment

Additional things to know: Elizabeth took bereavement days on February 22, February 23, March 1 and March 2 because of the passing of her father.
•    Inclusivity Institute, Madison, WI
o    ET has applied and been accepted
o    One librarian from each library system, ET will represent OWLS!
o    Sponsored by DPI with federal funding from Institute of Museum and Library Services
o    Standards will be devised for all public libraries in the state around the topic of inclusivity
o    HUGE opportunity for ET
o    Sorry, not originally listed in goals for 2018, last moment thought
o    ET @ training March 12 through 14 and August 12 through 14 as well as ongoing assignments before/during/after
o    ET excited to be a part of this group of 16 “chosen”