Cindy Weber, Director 1. News of the World by Paulette Jiles In Wichita Falls, he is offered a $50 gold piece to deliver a young orphan to her relatives in San Antonio. Four years earlier, a band of Kiowa raiders killed Johanna’s parents and sister; sparing the little girl, they raised her as one of their own. Recently rescued by the U.S. army, the ten-year-old has once again been torn away from the only home she knows. Arriving in San Antonio, the reunion is neither happy nor welcome. The captain must hand Johanna over to an aunt and uncle she does not remember—strangers
Join us Tuesday, January 16th at 5pm for our next meeting! The weather kept some of you aways- come this time! We had an interesting time discussing the last book - "Mission to Paris"; lots of history and different views on the time period as well as the characters! Copies of Delia Ephron's book "Sister Mother Husband Dog etc." are available here that the library- stop by and pick up a copy today! RSVP your spot today!
Stowe Free Library Board of Trustees Meeting December 1st, 2017 Present: D. Witmer, D. Johannessen, D. Bryan, C. Maison Kastner, K. Kaufman and C. Weber (Director) Absent: C. Lusk, B. Fox, R. Ziegel (Friends) Call to Order: 8:02 am Minutes: Minutes approved with addition of a missing word Friends Report: Approximately 25 - 30 people turned out for Bill Schubart’s presentation of Lila & Theron on 11/16. The annual letter of appeal was sent out at the end of November. December 1st, John Churchman is scheduled read from Sweet Pea & Friends. Treasurer’s Report: The Operating Account is at $29,821 and the Development Account is at
Stowe Free Library Library Board of Trustees Meeting * November 3rd, 2017 Present: C. Maison Kastner, C. Lusk, D. Johannessen, D. Bryan, K. Kaufman, B. Fox, C. Weber (Director) Absent: D. Witmer, R. Ziegel Call to order: 8:00 am Minutes: Stand as Read Friends: No report Treasurer’s Report: As of end of September there is $25,925 in the Operating Account and $19,420 in the Development Account. Registration Fees are down slightly since last fiscal year. Donations are up due to the Pete Smith and David Tilgner Memorials. Endowment fund continues to grow: $348,480 is the market value of the Union Bank shares. Over $1,000,000 in endowment fund. Dick, Darla and
Stowe Free Library Library Board of Trustees Meeting * October 6th, 2017 Call to Order: 8:02am Present: D. Witmer, C. Maison Kastner, C. Lusk, B. Fox, D. Johannesen, D. Bryan, K. Kaufman, C. Weber (Director), R. Ziegel (Friends) Minutes: Minutes stand as read Friends’ Report: In Your Own Back Yard event presented Peter Miller, photographer on September 21st. Approximately 35 people attended. Bill Schubart, author is scheduled for November 16th. Julie has found children’s book authors to speak at the December event. The first weekend in December is An Old Fashioned Christmas weekend put on by Stowe Vibrancy. Treasurer’s Report: As of October 1st, the Operating Account
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