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Youth Services Committee Meeting

Minutes 10/12/2018 (9:30am) @ ENGL


Kate Senedzuk (HASH), Stacey Shapiro (TENF), Alessandra Nicodemo (ALDL), Margaret Rose O'Keefe (BCCLS), Melody Townley (BCCLS), Lupita O'Brien (CLTR), Michelle Jurgensen (CRES), Korine Stopsky (DUMT), Esperanza Pacheca (ENGL), Gladys Cepeda (HACK), Kim Iacucci (FTLE), Kathryn Ennist (HLDL), Caitlin Siciliano (MAHW), Janis Werner (MILL), Akiema Buchanan (NBER), Sunkyung Roh (NMIL), Imani Hardaway (NMIL), Emily Pepe (NOVL), Rachel Stephenson (PALP), Deborah Tarabocchia (PARABR), Siobhan Fitzpatrick (RFPK), Margo Franklin (TEAN)


Not present:

Tommy Skirnich (BOGT), Lauren Magielnicki (GARF), Beth Vredenburg (HOBK), Alyssa Harvey (HOHO), Emily Witkowski (MAPL), Rachael Guerrero (MAPL2), Danielle Fisher (MAYW), Giulia Bombace (MOVL), Tyne Runfeldt (RIVL), Allyssa Battaglia (WASH), Richelle DeFrank (WCAL)


Call to order:

  • Meeting called to order (9:40 AM)

  • Minutes from September meeting approved

Old Business

  • YASS joint meeting 12/14/18 at 9:30 AM (Wyckoff)

  • November meeting is Boot Camp (Maywood)

  • Digital meeting for mock awards prior to bootcamp

  • Maywood mixer in two weeks

  • Fresh Focus, Reads to Wrap

    • Kate will send out links again

New Business

  • Tech committee

    • Maker's Day Unconference

      • Hawthorne (1/25)

      • March

    • Summer reading updates

      • Beanstack replacement

        • Willing and able to continue with libraries that want it, discounted rate for libraries or for consortium as a whole

        • Previous info will not be lost, libraries will still have access to data

        • Not sure what discount is

      • Wandoo Reader

        • YSC does not like Wandoo

  • Boot Camp

    • Paperless boot camp!

      • Except agendas (and evals?)

      • Send out loose agenda

      • Have mock books ready

      • Compiling handouts

        • Ready by November 2nd

      • Giant post-its and markers

      • Maywood providing food

      • Intersperse presentations with 60 seconds shake up

      • Gaming and Tech

        • Emily Pepe

        • Rachel S.

        • (Michelle's handout)

      • Graphic novels

        • Siobhan handout (for ESL)

        • Stacey, Janis, Kim

      • Book Club

        • Tyne and Kate

      • Teens

        • Awareness to everything we have

        • Digital content (Hoopla)

        • Emily Witkowsi, Allyssa, Alyssa (handout)

        • Having list of Dewey numbers for 'tough topics'

      • Alessandra 'hard to talk about topics'

        • Bookmarks

      • Sensory storytime

        • Mari from Hackensack

      • 20-30 minutes open forum

      • End

      • Evals

  • Budget to be voted on this month at System Council

    • New line of funds for 2019 for committee use

    • Forms required for funds for events

  • 1KBBK

    • Online conversation

    • Spring

    • Closeout party

    • Let libraries run their own programs instead of BCCLS-wide

  • Meeting adjourned at 11:45 AM

  • Subcommittees


Next meeting is the Boot Camp, November 9th, 2018 at 9:30 AM at Maywood

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