Tuesday, May 14, 2013

New Extended Hours at the Summer Used Book Sale!

The Friends will be trying out longer shopping hours for the Summer Used Book Sale; the sale will open at 9am on Saturday, and the Bag Sale will begin at 11am on Sunday. Don't forget that used books at great prices are available every day in the Friends Used Book Store (inside Lindley Perk)!

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Digital Friends Newsletter

The Friends are now sending a digital monthly newsletter. Give us a call or send an email if you would like to receive our digital newsletter. Paper copy delivery of the Library's Check It Out newsletter is a Friends membership perk only. If you are interested in receiving that newsletter, you can sign up to receive it digitally on the Library website or become a Friends member to receive it in the mail.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

We had a nice time chatting with old and new Friends at the Annual Meeting in January.  
If you weren't able to make it, we hope to see you next year!

The results of the election for 2013 Board of Directors;
President - David House
Vice President - Julie Hergert
Treasurer - Sharyn Anhalt
Secretary - Priscilla Dolan

The Friends are now operating under the new set of bylaws, approved at the Annual Meeting. You can find them here

Also, if you haven't already, mark your calendars for the Next Used Book Sale: 
March 22, 23 & 24.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

The Friends of the Bozeman Public Library will host its
Annual Membership Meeting
January 23, 2013
5:30-7:00 pm
Bozeman Public Library Large Community Room

Come visit with other Friends, find out how the Friends contributed to the Library this past year, and elect 2013 Board Members. The meeting will be held in the Library’s Large Community Room. All members are encouraged to attend.  If you would like to become a Friend, memberships will be available at the meeting.  

The Membership will be voting to approve Restated Bylaws at the Annual Meeting. The Restated Bylaws will require approval of 2/3 of the membership present at the Annual Meeting to pass. Please review the current and proposed Bylaws at the links below.

Current Bylaws
Proposed Bylaws

Under the provisions of the proposed Bylaws, the term of each Director shall be 3 years, staggered so that no more than 1/3 are elected at each Annual Membership Meeting. In order to accomplish these staggered terms, the following current Directors will be nominated for election after approval of the proposed Bylaws at the Membership Meeting:

Serving one year terms, expiring in 2014:
David House
Bruce McLeod
Lisa Gunther
Serving two year terms, expiring in 2015:
Sharyn Anhalt
Julie Hergert
Priscilla Dolan 

Serving three year terms, expiring in 2016:
Barb Cestero
Cathy Dorgan

The Friends Board of Directors is seeking additional members to join the Board. If you have a passion for our Library and are interested in serving on the Board, please contact our Board Assistant, Erin Mock, for more information.