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Board of Trustees Board Meeting Minutes December 2, 2016

Stowe Free Library Board of Trustees Meeting December 2, 2016 Present: C. Lusk, C. Weber (Director), D. Bryan, C. Maison Kastner, D. Witmer, D. Johannesen, K. Kaufman, R. Ziegel (Friends) Call to Order: 8:05 Minutes: November minutes stand as read. Treasurers Report: The Treasurer reported that there is $25,730 in the Operating account and $14,050 in the Development account. The usual quarterly payment to the town of $6,750 will be made this month from the Operating account. Reporting on researching how we might manage our Endowment funds differently, he said the Union Bank would charge a little less than 1% based on assets but

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In Our Own Backyard Series presents Charlie Nardozzi

The Friends of the Stowe Free Library Presents Garden Guru, Author, Radio and Television Host   Charlie Nardozzi   “Small Space and Container Gardening” Thursday,  February 2nd 7-8 pm Please join us for the annual visit of a perennial favorite, garden guru – Charlie Nardozzi!    Challenged by a small landscape space?  Growing a garden is easier than you may think!  Charlie’s tips and techniques will explore options such as vertical gardening, use of containers, raised beds and “lasagna” gardening.  Charlie Nardozzi is a nationally recognized garden writer, speaker and media personality who delights in making gardening information simple, easy, fun and accessible to everyone! This is a FREE talk with

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Friends of Stowe Free Library present Jim Rooney in January

The Friends of the Stowe Free Library Presents   Author, Performer and Grammy Winning Record Producer Jim Rooney   “In It For The Long Run: A Musical Odyssey”   Thursday, January 19th 7-8 pm A FREE TALK AND BOOKSIGNING Light Refreshments Served   Whether writing songs or writing his memoir, Vermont’s own Jim Rooney is the consummate storyteller.  “In It For The Long Run: A Musical Odyssey” is Rooney's first-hand account of more than five decades of success as a performer, concert promoter, songwriter, music publisher and Grammy winning record producer. Inspired by the Hank Williams and Leadbelly recordings he heard as a teenager growing up outside of Boston, Jim Rooney began a musical journey

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Upcoming change to Listen Up Vermont

Upcoming change to Listen Up Vermont, Stowe Free Library's eBook and audiobook service.   In order to keep your account secure, Stowe Free Library will begin requiring Listen Up Vermont users to enter a password in addition to a barcode in order to sign in.  This change will be effective Thursday, December 15th. The password is the same one you use to log in to Stowe Free Library’s online catalog, which is your last name with the first letter capitalized.   Please stop by the library or call if you need password assistance or would like your password changed.      

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