Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Friends of Franklin Library - Meeting Agenda - Dec 3, 2014

FOFL Meeting Agenda for Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Meeting time: 7PM
Meeting place: Franklin Library, Community Room

• Welcome and introductions

• Public Comments

• Library Director

• Library Board of Directors

• Acceptance of minutes from last (November) meeting

• Treasurer’s report

• Committee updates
o Membership

o Outreach – Facebook/Twitter
 Content for next newsletter
 Web site

o Downtown Partnership
 Holiday Stroll December 4, 4-7PM

• Continuing items

o Update on FoFL offer to buy 20 chairs for the ground floor “quiet room.”

o Scholarship 2015 – subcommittee
 Suggestions for a new essay question

o FoFL Bulletin board content, monthly themes

o Working with other town groups – subcommittee?

o Memorandum of Understanding – subcommittee needed to review BOD version (not yet received)

o By-Laws review and update – subcommittee (need volunteers)

o Creating a read-only “minutes” book to keep on file at the library

• New Items
o Fundraising 2015

o Supporting other town groups
• Downtown Partnership “12 Days of Donating” food for the Franklin Food Pantry (details at

• The Heather Pierson Quartet will bring their popular Charlie Brown Christmas show to Circle of Friends Coffeehouse in Franklin on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m.

• The Franklin pantry is also getting gearing up to distribute Christmas bags, to be handed out on Dec. 17. Instead of turkeys, clients will be given hams, Weiss said.

• Claire Griffin has 50 works of art on display at the Norfolk Public Library for December. There will be an artist’s reception on December 6th from 1 - 3:30 PM.

• “Giving Tree” at Forge Hill YMCA

• Special Election for Town Council on December 16th

o Winter FoFL meetings

o Other

Ben Franklin statue at the Franklin Public Library
Ben Franklin statue at the Franklin Public Library

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