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ASC 05-18-18 Agenda

BCCLS Adult Services Committee Meeting

Agenda for Friday, May 18, 2018 10:00am, Ridgewood Public Library


Welcome and Introductions

Volunteer Recorder

Review of Committee Charges

  • Staff development and training focusing on collection development, reader's advisory, customer service, and other Adult Services basics. This should include developing training programs for key basic skills that are reproducible (with freedom to incorporate changes to account for new developments or personalities of presenters) for future committees or even reproducible at the library level.
  • Collection development: provide regular weeding and selection tips, including e-book recommendations and possibly streaming and other online options for members to consider.
  • Assist with the selection of adult materials for the eBCCLS core collection.
  • Develop and maintain a repository of high-quality adult programs and vendors that libraries can draw on, including ideas for staff-led programs that allow libraries to develop cost-effective in-house programs.

Old Business

  • Recap of projects/ charges that have carried over from 2017 committees that have been absorbed by Adult Services Committee
    • Programming Database, Book Club Kickstarter (Adult Services)
    • Weeding Tips, Collection HQ, Cataloging (CDR)
    • e-bccls selection (ETF)
    • Training (Professional Development)

New Business

  • Committee structure, meeting schedule
  • Proposed program:  Guerilla Marketing with David Vinjamuri
  • Survey to identify professional development training opportunities
    • Brainstorm possible programs
    • Mixer/social event

Wrap up and Last Comments


 Next Meeting:  TBD 



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