ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Our Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday, January 28, 1997 in the North Gower Library.
All positions were up for nomination. The following were re-elected: Elaine Windsor, Chairperson, Karen Craig, Library Liaison, April Steel, Treasurer, Lynda Steele, Advertising, Leslie Park, Fundraising, Doris Patterson, Secretary.
April Steel presented our Treasurer's report. We presently have an unencumbered cash surplus of just over $1,900.00. Our Chairperson, Elaine Windsor, gave a summary of our many achievements over the past year, i.e. $500.00 was spent towards the purchase of books.
A fundraising event under consideration for the month of June is a house and garden tour of Rideau Township.
In 1994 the Rideau Township Library undertook a proposal to redesign the children's book section and the Librarian's office area. A portion of the proposal was implemented, i.e. repositioning of the circulation desk. The Friends are reviewing the feasibility and cost of undertaking the remaining portion of this project.
The Christmas Bake Sale was a fantastic success. Thank you to all who contributed jams, preserves, and delicious baked items.
Thank you to the Manotick Kinsmen for the purchase and installation of a central air conditioning unit. This came about after many years of on and off discussions. Hopefully this will increase our summer Library attendance.
Of the beautiful stained glass window, which was donated by local artist Gary Railer, was Stephan Martin of Rockland. Thank you to all who helped with the ticket sales, over 1,000 were sold.
BOOK SALE VOLUNTEERS WANTED
The Library has over 20 boxes of used books that we would like to sell to the North Gower public. We would like to organize a "Book Sale" in the Library one Saturday of the month. If interested, sign the poster displayed in the Library.
WE'RE ON THE WEB!
You can now reach us on the Web at
HAVE A QUESTION?
Contributions, comments concerns or feedback, call any of the Friends Executive below:
Chair - Elaine Windsor, 489-2367
Call 489-3909 to register for the following March break activities:
Babysitter's Training Course
All events are held in the North Gower Library; however, registration is limited.