The Spring Valley Public Library Board of Trustees met March 15 with no new business on the agenda. The board approved the monthly bills, then discussed housekeeping items.

Library Director Dianne Sikkink thanked the Spring Valley Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) for a new flag. She also related that "we had a good turnout for the author, Eric Dudley, on Feb. 28 - he signed his anime book, 'An Angelic Catch.'" Sikkink also announced that she and library assistant Jeanette Ramaker attended a SELCO workshop for the summer reading program on Feb. 10. The Girl Scouts had a display at the library from March 5 to March 17 to commemorate the organization's 100th anniversary.

Sikkink added that she has submitted the state report, and it's been approved.

The board also anticipated the author visit of mystery writer Beth Amos, writing under the pseudonym "Annelise Ryan," on Thursday, March 22, and spent quite a while planning the event.

Lastly, the board thanked Pat Bucknell for a donation, the Spring Valley Garden Club for its donation of $100, Gene and Gayle Reiland for their memorial given in honor of George Cornwell, and Don and Judy Rose in honor of Dorothy and Minar Therneau's 60th anniversary.

The Spring Valley Public Library is open Monday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday from noon to 7 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The library is located at 121 E. Jefferson, Spring Valley. For more information, call 507-346-2100.