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Board of Trustees

The Library Board of Trustees consists of 7 Stowe residents appointed by the Town of Stowe Selectboard. They hold a monthly meeting in Memorial Hall of the Akeley Building on Main Street, usually on the first Friday of the month unless otherwise noted. Call the library to confirm meeting location.

  • Chair: Darla Witmer
  • Treasurer: Dick Johannesen
  • Secretary: Kim Kaufman
  • Vice Chair: Charlie Lusk
  • David Bryan
  • Charlotte Maison Kastner
  • Barbara Fox

Please feel free to email the Board of Trustees with any comments or questions: Email the Board of Trustees.

Access the Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes here.

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Board of Trustees Meeting Mintues for February 2, 2018

Stowe Free Library Board of Trustees February 2, 2018   Present: D. Witmer, C. Maison Kastner, C. Lusk, D. Johannessen, D. Bryan, K. Kaufman, C. Weber (Director), and R. Ziegel Absent: B. Fox Call to order: 8:05 am Minutes: Stand as Read Friends’ Report: The Friends are losing active members.  They no longer have a vice president, or secretary.  They are looking for someone to organize the In Your Own Backyard series.  Treasurer’s Report:  Endowment Funds are at 1.1 million.  Checking account is at $24,145.  Development Fund is at $21,794.  The annual Copley Fund is at $3190.  Pete Smith Memorial is at $2,995 and will be used to

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Board of Trustees Meeting Mintues for December 1, 2017

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

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