Meeting Minutes - October 20, 2011

The Chairperson, Michael Siegrist, called the meeting to order at 7:31 PM
Present: J. Fausone, M. Siegrist, G. Snow, D. Turner, C. Van Auken
Also Present: E. Davis, K. Gladden

Call To Audience

No comments (M. Barker, B. Czerniak, L. Golden, R. Havenstein-Coughlin, A. Heidemann, L. Papa, S. Rzetelny, N. Szczepanski, N. Welz)

Approval Of Agenda

The agenda was approved by unanimous consent.

Approval Of General Meeting Minutes

The minutes were approved as amended.

Approval Of Budget Hearing Minutes

The minutes were approved by unanimous consent.

Communications

A financial review of the Friends of the Canton Public Library was passed around.

Report Of The Library Director

Nichole Welz, the new CTTS Program Specialist was introduced.

Committee Reports

A recent Finance Committee meeting resulted in an agenda item, but no report had been prepared.

Unfinished Business

Proposed Record Retention Policy - C. Van Auken moved and D. Turner supported a motion to approve the Record Retention Policy as written.

The motion passed unanimously 11/10-20-1

Welcome to the J600-699 Collection

What kind of dog do you wish you had? How fast does a Corvette really go? What does the inside of the human body look like? If you have ever asked yourselves these questions and more, then you should definitely visit the J600-699 collection in the Children's Section. This is the nonfiction collection that is chock full of cats, cars, pets, cooking, gardening, health, body parts, and so much more. See you in the stacks!

Growing Fruit Trees

Growing fruit trees : novel concepts and practices for successful care & management by edited by Jean-Marie Lespinasse and Évelyne Leterme ; illustrations by Jean- Marie Lespinasse ; Kitren Glozer, consultant for North America ; authors, Gilles Adgié ... [et al.] — This book includes information on growing fifteen types of fruit trees including stone fruits, seeded fruits, dry fruits, and others. Each type of tree, including apple, cherry, olive, peach, plum, and many others, is outlined in great detail, including history and origins, characteristics, its annual cycle, soil and climate limitations, how to choose and train a tree, and more.

Blood, Bones and Butter

Blood, bones, & butter: the inadvertent education of a reluctant chef by Gabrielle Hamilton — Chef and restaurateur Hamilton, chef/owner of acclaimed New York City restaurant Prune, offers a sensuous and evocative memoir of her rural Pennsylvania childhood and her training as writer and chef. Hamilton is a very talented writer and offers an unusually compelling chef's memoir.

National Book Festival

If you weren't able to attend the National Book Festival in Washington D.C. on September 24-25, videos of the event including authors' talks are now available. Historian and author David McCullough appeared at the 2011 National Book Festival, as did Sylvia Nasar, Cassandra Clare, Wally Amos, Sara Paretsky, and more.

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