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FRIENDS OF THE PAHRUMP COMMUNITY LIBRARY

MINUTES OF December 16, 2017

OFFICERS: Bob Alvis, Pres., Carlotta Anderson, V.P., Regina Zeitlin, Treas., Helene Campton Recording Sec.

Speaker: Regina Zeitlin: Adventures in Romania

The meeting was called to order by President Bob Alvis at 10:15 A.M. at the Pahrump Community Library meeting room.  Eleven members were in attendance.  The Pledge of Allegiance was voiced by all. 

The minutes were approved as read with the following correction:  Joan requested that I use nothing to report instead of N/A.

Treasurers Report: Regina reported that we have $4,145.75 in our checking and a CD balance of $2,335.56.  Since this is our last meeting, she will go to the bank to see how to cash in the CD, add it to our checking account and then give the funds to the library.

Librarian’s Report: Susan had nothing to report.

Web Master: Dennis reported that everything is up to date. He said that are website doesn’t cost us anything and I asked that we at least put these minutes up so that members that don’t come can at least know what has happened to our group.

Committee Reports:

Friend’s book store: Phyllis was willing to keep organizing the book store but Susan said she will take the book store in another direction and no longer needs the Friend’s help.  Susan wants to have a large book sale and reorganize.  We had already stopped collecting money from the store, and were sending people to the front desk to pay directly to the library. Phyllis had donated 14 boxes of books to Salvation Army who were more than happy to receive them.

Historian: Nothing to report.

Hospitality: This was our last meeting and we shared holiday cookies and friendship with each other for the last time.

Magazines: Helene Campton reported, and her addendum is on file.  Helene bought 22 books on Amazon for Toys for Tots.  Total cost was $196.76.  She dropped off the books today at Wal-Mart where Toys for Tots was doing their toy drive today.

New business: Members voted to earmark all our funds specifically to go to the children’s reading program and nothing more.  Susan was present when we voted.  The board will continue until the money is presented to the library.  Helene said she will continue with the magazines as we still have the 2 subscriptions to the Readers Digest for another year.  Bob Alvis gave her labels so she can continue to say the magazines are from our group.  She will continue to pick up magazines that are left at the library to take to PVHR, Desert View Hospital, and Beehive.  Sandy made the motion to disband the Friend’s of the Library.  It was seconded by Barb.  The motion carried.

Books Read by Members: Regina started out….

Adjournment:  12:22pm
Minutes respectfully submitted,
Helene Campton

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FRIENDS OF THE PAHRUMP COMMUNITY LIBRARY

FRIENDS OF THE PAHRUMP COMMUNITY LIBRARY
 
MINUTES OF April 15, 2017
 
OFFICERS: Bob Alvis, Pres., Carlotta Anderson, V.P., Regina Zeitlin, Treas., Helene Campton Recording Sec.
 
Speaker: Regina Zeitlin: Law Enforcement on Two Borders
 
The meeting was called to order by President Bob Alvis at 10:15 A.M. at the Pahrump Community Library meeting room.  9members were in attendance. There were 6 guests.  The Pledge of Allegiance was voiced by all.
 
The minutes of the March 18th meeting were approved as read.
 
Treasurers Report: Regina reported an opening balance of $4,565.35 and a closing balance of $4,737.35.  There was a total of $172.00 deposited; Expenses were: $0. The CD balance is $2,335.56.
 
Librarian’s Report: Susan asked us to fund the summer reading program.  It was decided that we would give them $1,500.00 again.  She also let us know that Brenda in the children’s library was retiring and that the theme for this year’s reading program was “Build a better world”.  She is hoping that Home Depot will help by donating materials for the kids to build something at the library.  Susan also reported that Ken Murphy from Kiwanis had asked if they could partner with the library and the FOL to hold an Author Luncheon sometime next year.  Helene has volunteered, and Susan will head up the committee.  We are looking for others to help. All proceeds will go to the library.  We hope to get the Nugget involved as the venue.
 
Web Master: Dennis left after the speaker.
 
Committee Reports:
 
Friends book store: Bob reported that Phyllis was still recovering from her fall.  The bookstore made $92.00 this month.
 
Historian: N/A
 
Hospitality: Carlotta said that we have volunteers to bring refreshments through May. June will be where every member brings something to share.
 
Magazines: Helene Campton reported, and her addendum is on file.
 
New business: Bob mentioned our next speaker is Robin Neidecker who will be talking about the Carnegie Libraries. Dr. Barbie Taylor will be our speaker in June.  She is a local psychologist.
 
Books Read by Members: Regina started out….
 
Adjournment:  12:23pm
Minutes respectfully submitted,
Helene Campton

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FRIENDS OF THE PAHRUMP COMMUNITY LIBRARY

MINUTES OF March 18, 2017

OFFICERS: Bob Alvis, Pres., Carlotta Anderson, V.P., Regina Zeitlin, Treas., Helene Campton Recording Sec.

Speaker: Bob Alvis: 400 Years of William Shakespeare

The meeting was called to order by President Bob Alvis at 10:15 A.M. at the Pahrump Community Library meeting room.  Nine members were in attendance. There were no guests.  The Pledge of Allegiance was voiced by all.  Bob stated there would be a memorial service for Cindy Sepulveda on April 3rd at St Martin’s Episcopal Church on 631W. Irene Street at10am.

The minutes of the February 18th meeting were approved as read.

Treasurers Report: Regina was absent, so Bob reported an opening balance of $4,440.33 and a closing balance of $4,565.35.  There was a total of $333.00 deposited; Expenses were: $7.98.

Librarian’s Report: Susan had nothing to report.

Web Master: Dennis was absent.

Committee Reports:

Friends book store: Bob reported that Phyllis was recovering from a fall that affected her heart.  He reported that the book store took in $218.00.  Helene said she would ask Colleen if she could send a card out to her. 

Historian: N/A

Hospitality: Carlotta said that we have volunteers to bring refreshments through April. She still needs someone for May, and then June will be a potluck.  Helene volunteered to switch with Regina and bring refreshments in April as she will be absent in May.

Magazines: Helene Campton reported, and her addendum is on file.

New business: Bob mentioned that the book store is up for sale next door.  Not sure how that will impact us.

Books Read by Members: Bob started out….

Adjournment:  11:15am
Minutes respectfully submitted,
Helene Campton

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FRIENDS OF THE PAHRUMP COMMUNITY LIBRARY

MINUTES OF February 18, 2017


OFFICERS: Bob Alvis, Pres., Carlotta Anderson, V.P., Regina Zeitlin, Treas., Helene Campton Recording Sec.

Speaker: John Salacan: The Pencil: The culmination of 5,000 years of development in writing.

The meeting was called to order by President Bob Alvis at 10:15 A.M. at the Pahrump Community Library meeting room.  Thirteen members were in attendance, and 2 guests.  The Pledge of Allegiance was voiced by all.

The minutes were approved.

Treasurers Report: Regina reported a beginning balance of $4,287.99, with deposits of $249.00, and 3 checks totaling $246.66,  leaving a balance of $4,290.33. CD has a balance of $2,334.27.

Librarian’s Report: Susan was absent so there was no report.

Web Master: Dennis was absent.

Committee Reports:

Friend’s book store: Phyllis was absent due to a fall. Regina reported the bookstore took in $224.00.

Historian: N/A

Hospitality: Carlotta said that we need someone to provide refreshments in May.


Magazines: Helene reported on how many magazines were given out this month. See separate report. There were so many it was decided to share some of the excess with Inspirations this month.

Membership: No one has received their membership bills as yet.  Mary Costello will be contacted to see if she will send them out again. Members can pay at the next meeting.

Programs/Speakers: Our next speaker will be Robin Niedecker.  She will speak on the Carnegie Libraries.

New business: N/A

Books Read by Members: Bob started out..

Adjournment:  At 11:30am

Minutes respectfully submitted,
Helene Campton

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Friends of the Pahrump Community Library

 Minutes of January 21, 2017

Officers: Bob Alvis, President: Carlotta Anderson, V.P. Regina Zeitlin, Treasurer: Helene Campton, Secretary.
The meeting was called to  order by President Bob Alvis at10:15 AM   at the Pahrump Community Library Meeting Room. Six members were present and one guest. The pledge of allegiance was voiced by all. It was announced that one of our members, Cynthia Sepulveda has passed away.
Speaker: Dennis Suter: Museums I Have Visited
 The minutes were approved.
Treasurer’s Report – Regina reported a beginning balance of $4,411.57 with deposits of $215.00 from the book store. Two checks were written, one to books for tots and another for $46.44. leaving a balance of $4,287.99. The CD has a balance of $2,334.27.
Library Director – Susan Wonderly. Susan was absent so there was no report.
Web Master – Dennis Suter. Dennis was our speaker today. He gave a very interesting slide presentation of about 100 museums. Many had to do with transportation. Some would require location information if you wanted to visit. Some are in obscure places.
 Committees Reports – Book Store Phyllis Alvis reported that the book store brought in $215.00.
Hospitality: Carlotta Anderson said that Joan will provide February refreshments, Sandra will do March and Reggie will do April.
 Magazines: Helene Compton reported on how many magazines were given out this month.  
Our February Speaker will be John Salacan. His talk will be on the history of the pencil, 5,000 years of development in writing.  
New business: All of the current officers agreed to stay on for another year. Dennis Suter moved that they be elected by acclamation. The motion passed with all present voting in favor,  
Books being read by Members. Bob started out by talking about a new book about the aid that Spain and France gave to the American Revolution entitled “Brothers in Arms” by Larry D. Ferreiro, a second book entitled “Lincoln’s Greatest Journey” sixteen days that changed a presidency by Noah Andre Trudeau. A third book called “The Other Mind” about the intelligence of the octopus and the deep origins of Conciousness.  This was authored by Peter Godfrey-Smith.
Adjournment: at 11:50 am.
Minutes respectfully submitted,
Helene Campton, Recording Secretary

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FRIENDS OF THE PAHRUMP COMMUNITY LIBRARY

MINUTES OF December 17, 2016

OFFICERS: Bob Alvis, Pres., Carlotta Anderson, V.P., Regina Zeitlin, Treas., Helene Campton Recording Sec.


Speaker: John Weisser will discuss The Burro that Saved Nevada


The meeting was called to order by President Bob Alvis at 10:15 A.M. at the Pahrump Community Library meeting room.  Eleven members were in attendance, and 1 guest.  The Pledge of Allegiance was voiced by all.


The minutes were approved.


Treasurers Report: Regina reported a beginning balance of $4,356.57, with deposits of $80.00, and one check, in the amount of $25.00,  leaving a balance of $4,411.57.  The CD has a balance of $2,330.45.


Librarian’s Report: Susan was absent so there was no report.


Web Master: Dennis extolled his usage of VEA’s broadband.


Committee Reports:


Friend’s book store: Phyllis reported that the book store brought in $80.00


Historian: N/A


Hospitality: Carlotta said that Phyllis will provide January refreshments, Joan will do February, Sandra will do March, and Reggie will do April.


Magazines: Helene reported on how many magazines were given out this month. See separate report. She reported that she bought the children’s books on Amazon for Toys for Tots.  We were able to purchase 32 books for $292.14.  If we knew where our 501-3C was we would not have had to pay tax on the purchase and we could have bought a few more books.  She tried to get the newspaper interested in our donation story but no one ever called her back.  The Toys for Tots representative was very grateful.  Gloria suggested that we do this every year.  It was made into a motion and approved.


Membership: N/A


Programs/Speakers: Our January meeting will be Dennis Suter. His talk will be on museums he’s visited.


New business: N/A


Books Read by Members: Bob started out..


Adjournment:  At 11:50am


Minutes respectfully submitted,

Helene Campton

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