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YSC Minutes: February 3, 2017 @ Hasbrouck Heights

Attendance

  • Maria Russo (ERUT)
  • Kate Senedzuk (HASH)
  • Giulia Bombace (MOVL)
  • Faith Boyle (WORA)
  • Jen Overton (ROSE)
  • Deborah Fagnan (RFPK)
  • Tommy Skrnich (BOGT)
  • Sharlene Edwards (HOBK)
  • Margaret Mellett (WRDG)
  • Michelle Albert (NUTL)
  • Alessandra Nicodemo (ALDL)
  • Debbie Stillman (MAHW)
  • Danielle Fisher (MAYW)
  • Mary DeNunzio (USDR)
  • Korine Stopsky (DUMT)
  • Maureen Cuschieri (NOWD)
  • Justin Kontonicolaou (RGWD)
  • Margo Franklin (TEAN)
  • Emily Witkowski (MAPL)
  • Lauren Magielnicki (GARF)
  • Stacey Shapiro (TENF)
  • Rachel Stephenson (PALP)
  • Esperanza Pacheco (FTLE)
  • Lupita O'Brien (CLTR)
  • Caitlin Siciliano (MAHW)
  • Barbara E. Weber (WYCK)
  • Laurie Meeske (BCCLS)
  • Arlene Sahraie (BCCLS)
  • Introductions

    • M&M icebreaker

  • Election of Secretary

    • Giulia Bombace (Montvale) has offered to be our secretary (thank you)!

  • Charges

    • Present Caldecott, Newbery, and Printz Mock Awards programs

    • Provide a venue for youth services providers, new and old, to meet and share experiences & ideas and promote professional development

    • Plan and present programming of interest for children and/or YA library staff

    • Investigate establishing a repository of high-quality youth programs and vendors that libraries can draw on

    • Assist with the selection of youth materials for eBCCLS

    • Continue annual joint meeting with appropriate committees, as needed

  • eBCCLS

    • Please forward any suggestions for titles to purchase to our two liaisons (Kerri Adams @ Hackensack and Alicia Celentano @ Teaneck)

  • Knowledge Base:

  • Calendar of events

  • Mentoring

    • IF you are new and would like to have more guidance from someone who has been involved with the BCCLS system and our profession, please email us to let us know and we will pair you up with someone asap.

  • New Business:

    • Maker UnConference

      • YSC committee please submit arts & crafts and program ideas via program of the month template: http://bccls.knowledgebase.co/article.php?id=752

      • Due date before Joint Meeting with Tech Committee: Wednesday, Feb. 8

      • Also ask who can attend the Maker UnConference on March 1

    • Summer Reading Expo

      • Un-conference style

      • Eventbrite should invite folks to share their stuff for the day of.

        • Timeframe

          • 9:00: registration

          • 9:15-9:30: Petting zoo/explore stations

          • 9:45: Start time of topics

          • 10:00-11:30: discussions (15-20 minutes)

          • 11:30-12:00: take aways and Laurie Beanstack demo

        • Topics

          • Incentives/prizes ideas

          • Publicity/outreach

          • Activities other than reading/logging books

          • Book clubs

          • Book lists

          • Display ideas

          • Off site programs

        • Petting zoo

          • Giulia (MONT), self improvement, book

          • Bring brochures, flyers, handouts from past summers

          • YSC please submit ideas via program of the month template

    • Guinness World Record Day

      • Push back a year (goal to 2018) to use this as a way to figure out the red tape, fundraiser

      • Change our goal to be a reading marathon instead of most library card sign ups.

        • Need to do:

          • Find out if this is a record

          • Submit a new application

          • Reach out to Sharon about changes

          • Look for a different venue

    • Boot Camp

      • Send a survey to ALL BCCLS

      • Topic ideas:

        • STEM/STEAM

        • Maker Space

        • Early childhood

        • Guerilla storytime

        • Parent/caregiver

        • Keynote speaker invites?

          • Besty Diamond Cohn

          • Judy Freeman

        • Best practices to get attendance

        • Libraries more than just books

          • Yoga storytime

          • Zumba

          • Shoprite/Whole Food nutritional programs

        • Marketing/displays

    • BCCLS-Con

      • December 1, 2017

      • What can we (YSC) do for this day?

  • Old Business:

    • 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

      • Tabled for next time

    • Performer’s Database:

      • Need to update any new ones.

      • Upload to YSC Google Drive

      • Share with YSC

    • Program of the month:

      • Please try to send to Arlene @ arlene@bccls.org 1st week of the month OR even the week before the new month if possible (please cc’ your co-chairs as well)

      • Please use our program of the moth template and share as much information as you can regarding the program (pictures, handouts, etc…)

      • Month/Volunteers:

        • February: Kate Nafz? (FAIR)

        • March: Alessandra (ALDL)

        • April: Kate (HAS)

        • May: Stacey (TENF)

        • June: Guilia (MOVL)

        • July: Mary (USDR)

        • August: Michelle (NUTL)

        • September: Debbie (RFPK)

        • October: Sharlene (HOBK)

        • November: Jen (ROSE)

        • December: Faith (WORA)

        • January: Justin (RGWD)

  • Subcommittees

    • Caldecott:

      • Point Person: Maria Russo (ERUT)

      • Kate Senedzuk (HASH)

      • Giulia Bombace (MOVL)

      • Faith Boyle (WORA)

      • Jen Overton (ROSE)

      • Deborah Fagnan (RFPK)

      • Tommy Skrnich (BOGT)

      • Sharlene Edwards (HOBK)

      • Margaret Mellett (WRDG)

      • Michelle Albert (NUTL)

    • Newbery:

      • Point Person: Alessandra Nicodemo (ALDL)

      • Debbie Stillman (MAHW)

      • Danielle Fisher (MAYW)

      • Mary DeNunzio (USDR)

      • Korine Stopsky (DUMT)

      • Maureen Cuschieri (NOWD)

    • Printz:

      • Point Person: Justin Kontonicolaou (RGWD)

      • Margo Franklin (TEAN)

      • Emily Witkowski (MAPL)

      • Lauren Magielnicki (GARF)

      • Stacey Shapiro (TENF)

      • Rachel Stephenson (PALP)

      • Esperanza Pacheco (FTLE)

      • Lupita O'Brien (CLTR)

      • Caitlin Siciliano (MAHW)

      • Barbara E. Weber (WYCK)

 

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