I strongly agree with Marnie. As a performer, I have set fees but
depending on a number of variables, including that I often reduce my rate
for libraries that have limited budgets and what the performance parameters
are, fees may be negotiable and my feeling is that fee should not be
publicized in a broad forum such as this.
Thanks and Cheers!
Jean Armstrong Storyteller
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Adjudicated MaineArts Performance artist offering shows and workshops for
children, families and adults.
Live life well! You'll have more to tell!
On Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 2:52 PM, Mamie Anthoine Ney <
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> I don't like listing a price for a author/artist/performer unless it's
> set in stone. In many cases fees are negotiable. We have some that
> will come to our library for free, but they may expect an honorarium
> from another library to help cover gas costs, etc. They may also waive
> their fee, if any, if you let them sell their books or art work. The
> best thing to do is contact the person directly to see what the possible
> charges will be.
> Mamie Anthoine Ney
> Auburn Public Library
> 49 Spring St.
> Auburn, ME 04210
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> 207-333-6640 x 2020 (Option #6)
> Maine Readers' Choice Award Committee
> Friends of the Maine State Library Board
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> On Behalf Of Lyn Smith
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> Subject: [MELIBS-L] costs of programs
> I really appreciate when people share great programs. Could you please
> add the cost of the program. Did the presenter require a fee or
> honorarium or mileage reimbursement?