What’s Happening

Pink Cabana Doghouse
23″ W x 23″ D x 23″ H
Opening: 17″ W x 15″ H



Red Mini Barn Doghouse
26″ W x 26″ D x 26″ H
Openings: 9″ W x 23″ H each

Ride the Waves Doghouse
24″ W x 19″ D x 24″ H
Opening: 18″ x 18″

Log Cabin Doghouse

26″ D x 24″ W x 25″ H
Opening: 16″ x 16″

Blue & White Stripe Doghouse
24″ D x 24″ W x 24″ H
Opening: 18″ W x 16″ H

First Come, First Served
Minimum Donation: $50

If interested, please email friendsofthelibrary@gmail.com
with “Doghouse” in the subject line



March 12, 2019


The meeting was called to order at 10:30 AM at the Webb Library by Rosemary.  In attendance were Rosemary K, Sheila, Arthur, Diana and Rosemary V.


Diana read the Minutes from the February 12, 2019 meeting.  There were no changes and the Minutes were accepted as read.


Sheila reported taxes have been filed for tax year 2018 using the 990N form.

During February we received income from membership dues of $40, donations of $48 and book sales of $29.  In addition, Sheila transferred PayPal payments of $485 into the revenue account out of the online account.  Under Programs & Events there is a PayPal fee of $11.47.  The rug pad of $72 was reimbursed.  There is a balance of $14,670.91  as of 2/28/19.  Net income for year to date is $843.43.

The Treasurer’s Report was accepted and will be filed for audit.


Following up on capital improvements, Ellen S noted that some new blinds were being installed as needed … Downstairs area:  Fiction Room, Reading Room, Large Print Room, Work Room and Children’s Room.

James S went to a budget meeting two weeks ago.  Impression was that the priority is the roof.  If so, other improvements will be pushed back.

The Dr. Seuss birthday celebration on March 2nd had 55 people in attendance!

The five Hot Spots are in and there will be a staff meeting later this week for training.  It will address the procedure for checking out the Hot Spots and how to handle situations if they are not returned.

Kay D has started a Scrabble Club.  Those who are interesting in joining the Club can sign up with Kay and then schedule their own playing times.

Sunday School classes are moving back into their building in two weeks.

We have received very positive feedback about our Library.  The building is being used seven days a week by the community!


Membership Committee Report – Sandy B has composed letters for the current year.  The letters will be mailed in the appropriate month before the membership renewals are due.

Chairs for the Piano Room – Sandy B and Rosemary K have checked out the chairs and agree that 12 chairs will need to be purchased.   They are looking for sturdy chairs and will continue to search for styles.   The budget is in the area of $75/chair.

Bookcases (capital expenditure) – Liz apprised that Gary G saw two  bookcases in a thrift store that will blend with the Library’s furnishings.  They were for sale for $75 each.   Kay showed the group a photo and all agreed it would be a good purchase.  Rosemary K made a motion to buy them, seconded by Arthur V.


We received notice from the North Carolina Community Foundation that a $250 grant will be given to the Friends of the Webb for general operating support in honor of Ann Webb Hill.


The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 9th at 10:30 AM at the Webb Library.


The meeting adjourned at 11:05 AM.