MEETING MINUTES – August 18, 2011

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Meeting Called to Order at 6:06 p.m
Roll Call         Board Members present: Becky Jones, Kat Bolen, Joetta Russell, Carol Wyatt, Judy Ross (quorum is present)
Board Members absent: None
Other Friends & vistors: see attached sign in sheet.
Read and approve minutes. (form signed minutes received & reviewed via email see attached sheet) Minutes provided for anyone who had not seen minutes via email. Carol Wyatt motioned to accept Judy Ross seconded, all approved.
Treasurer’s Report Judy Ross see attached
OK Tax Commission has no section where FOL fit into for tax exemption – FOLIO and legislature is working on this. 
Librarian Report Janie Ducotey
Gave Annual Report, Five year plan, List, Library wants/needs see attached sheets.
Rogers County Literacy Council will be here to recruit tutors.  We may get our own literacy rep.
Hiring a new part-time librarian..
Dates reserved for Community Center
a.       Thursdsay, August 25 – 10:00 a.m.  FOL Resources for Blind/Visually impaired – Vicki Golightly from Resources for Blind or Visually Impaired will be providing information and resources for our library
b.      Thursday, August 25 – 7:00 p.m.  Tutor Training for parents and others to help children and adults learn – especially those who struggle – using balance boards and other techniques.  
c.       Saturday, August 27 – 2:00 p.m.  Jewelry making class.  10 person cap
d.      Saturday, September 10 – 2:00 p.m. Basket weaving class. Carol W to reconfirm
e.       Saturday, September 24 – 2:00 p.m.  Jewelry making class. 10 person cap
f.        Saturday, October 15  – 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Craft fair. 
g.       Saturday, December 10 Breakfast with Santa
Masons           Approved for matching funds up to $1000
Approved for Breakfast with Santa – full breakfast $5 7 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Keep looking for other fundraisers
COTTA          Grant money needs to be spent by September 30, 2011
Still have $2678.69 left to spend
Still need to buy: Snowcone machine, popcorn machine
Cherokee Nation Sub Award $3000 approved for $2470.03
Post Office     Ready to use EDDM – going to get newsletter ready for trial on Monday, August 22, 2011.
Approved for new PO Box Kat Bolen motioned, Joetta Russell Seconded – all approved.
Becky Jones and Judy Ross will have key to PO Box to check regularly, Kat Bolen will update our address on applications.
Storage           Kathryn Bolen to talk to Larry Alsup, City Manager of Catoosa – she wrote a letter all approved.
New Business Movie License – all approved – but before we pursue we need a dedicated person to oversee movie set up, technical, etc.
Water bottles – getting more information – will have our logo.
Diane Austin brought button maker – we left for Charity to use for Newbury medal possibly.
B.A.D. Meetings – changed to SECOND Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
h.       This past Thursday 3 of us met at the IHOP in Catoosa since La Mansion had water issues and were closed.  While we did not discuss Juliet we did discuss books for the rest of the year.  So here is what we came up with to read and where to met for the remainder of 2012.
i.         September
i.      we are taking an end of summer break, do not read anything, just sit and vegetate.
j.        October
i.      we are reading The Help by Kathryn Scokett
ii.    dinner is at the Santa Fe Steak house in BA in front of Lowes   
iii.   If anyone wants to get together to see the movie that is out right now –
iv.    send out an email and see who would like to join you. 
v.      if we wait until we read the book the movie will not be in the theaters.
k.      November
i.      we are going to read Love, Lucy by Lucille Ball. 
ii.    This is the only biography that Lucille Ball wrote about her life. 
iii.   She wrote it back in 64, but did not publish it because she did not want to hurt Desi.  It was found among her papers after her death and published then.  It has received very good reviews out on Amazon.    
iv.  We are going to meet for dinner at Louie’s on Lynn Lane in BAD
l.         December
i.      We thought we would read on old favorite Christmas story – A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
ii.    Dinner is at Charleston’s in BA
iii.  Bring a book that you enjoyed reading or want to read for the annual book gift exchange
Meeting Adjourned at 8:00 p.m.

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