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Youth Services Committee Meeting

Minutes 7/13/18 (9:30 AM) @ MOVL

 

Attendance:

Kate Senedzuk (HASH), Stacey Shapiro (TENF), Alessandra Nicodemo (ALDL), Tommy Skrnich (BOGT), Lupita O'Brien (CLTR), Michelle Jurgensen (CRES), Korine Stopsky (DUMT), Kim Iacucci (FTLE), Gladys Cepeda (HACK), Lauren Magielnicki (GARF), Kathryn Ennist (HLDL), Caitlin Siciliano (MAHW), Emily Witkowski (MAPL), Danielle Fisher (MAYW), Giulia Bombace (MOVL), Emily Pepe (NOVL), Tyne Runfeldt (RIVL), Margo Franklin (TEAN), Allyssa Battaglia (WASH), Richelle DeFrank (WCAL)

 

Not present:

Doug Walden (FTLE), Esperanza Pacheco (ENGL), Beth Vredenburg (HOBK), Cindy Evans (LODI), Rachael Guerrero (MAPLBR), Janis Werner (MILL), Akiema Buchanan (NBER), Rachel Stephenson (PALP), Deborah Tarabocchia (PARABR), Siobhan Fitzpatrick (RFPK), Margaret Rose O'Keefe (BCCLS)

 

Call to order

  • The meeting was called to order at 9:45 AM by Giulia

  • June minutes were approved

Old Business

  • Boot Camp Shake it Up

    • In Maywood

  • Fresh Focus

    • Adding blurbs to the Fresh Focus

    • Save Margaret some time

    • Wordcount like a sentence

  • Read Watch Listen

  • Program of the Month

    • August: Stacey

  • 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

    • Seeking alternatives for the future

New Business

  • Joint mixer with ASC

    • Caitlin liaison

    • September 7, Westwood

    • Food, games, fun way to network and meet people

  • Budget:

    • Big budget items (besides mixer, which we're accounting for)

    • Let them know

    • Besides Boot Camp

    • 1000 Books in November

  • Boot Camp

    • Shake It Up

      • Freshen up storytimes, book clubs

      • What's working for you

      • Speaker

        • Donna @ PAR

          • Whiz at PR

          • Tips and tricks

          • Partnering with businesses in town

      • Young Adult programs

        • Presentations or passive things

      • Everyone think of their strong suit or something they want to try

      • New collections

        • Video games

        • Graphic novels?

          • Stacey and Kim (FTLE)

      • Allen McGinley, cofounder NJ Makers Day, director @ TEAN

      • Rashmi Drummond, DreamGirls Initiative

      • Rita Browning @ CRES Meetup groups

      • Mommy & Me

        • How to start baby storytimes

      • Supercharged storytimes

        • Train other people

      • Early literacy

        • Beth Vredenburg

      • Volunteers

        • Giulia

      • Teen Spaces

        • What a library is for teens

        • Kim, Allyssa, Esperanza?

      • Fortnite

        • Difficult

        • Ages 13 up?

        • How to set up a tournament

        • Squad goes up to four people

        • Live action Fortnite TSU

      • Titanic

        • Kids obsessed with Titanic

        • 1st to 4th graders

        • Recreated in Minecraft

        • I Survived

      • Sensory storytime with toddlers (Tyne)

        • Water with buckets outside

        • Sensory bags with hair gel and little toys

        • Bean buckets

        • Holly at Bloomfield does Special Olympics

        • Sensory play hour

        • ASK (America's Special Kids)

          • Storytime for free

          • Lauren will compile list of special resources

        • HIP (Hearing Impaired Programming)

          • Didn't have to modify the program for them

      • Tommy Special Olympics

  • eBCCLS

    • June carts ordered

    • Meeting @ BCCLS, July 24th

    • Google Doc suggestions

    • Depends on publisher method

  • Email BCCLS Youth to get extra Mock readers

    • Giulia - Caldecott

    • Stacey - Printz

    • Alessandra - Newbery

  • Tween Trivia @ CRES

    • Music

    • 8th and 5th grader help

    • Kahoot

      • Multiple choice quiz

      • Typing in Q and answers

      • Comes up with a code, kids put the code in the browser in their phone and join

      • Can go in teams

    • 4th and 5th really show up

  • Parent discipline

    • Interesting program

      • Speech what's expected of parents

      • Don't let parents use librarians to discipline

  • Drag Queen Storytime

 

Next meeting August 10th, 2018 (9:30am) at Maplewood Hilton Branch

 

The meeting was adjourned at 11:30 AM

 

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