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ASC 2019-02-05 Minutes

BCCLS Adult Services Committee Meeting

Minutes for Tuesday February 5, 2019 10:00AM Closter Public Library

Present: Lorri Steinbacher ( Chair- Ridgewood ), Cathy Folk- Pushee ( Hackensack ), Dawn Petretti-Silvera ( Glen Ridge ), Leann Lydon ( Garfield ) , Julia Nock ( Closter ), Gina Gerard ( Hawthorne ), Molly McKenney ( Upper Saddle River ) , Julie Whitehead ( Dumont ) , Margaret Rose O'Keefe ( BCCLS )

 

Absent: Jennifer Hendricks ( Franklin Lakes ), Katie Neylan ( Livingston ), Jessica Bielen ( Livingston ), Theresa Sarracino ( Glen Rock ), Jonna Davis ( Teaneck ), Janet Dunn ( Westwood ), Mary Kirsch ( Fair Lawn ), Ethan Galvin ( West Caldwell ), Melody Scagnelli-Townley ( BCCLS )

Welcome

Volunteer Recorder – Dawn Petretti-Silvera

Approval of minutes from January 15, 2019 meeting (all agreed)

Old Business

  • E-sources tip will be done bi-monthly, scratch February from January's list of upcoming e-source tips
  • Lorrie will share documents of Collection development dates / topics /presenter as well as
  • Know Your E-Source Tips – dates/topics / presenter
  • E-Sources Tips
    • March / April –Job & Career Tools (Cathy Folk- Pushee)
    • May /June – RA Advisory (including follow up to March program) – Lorri Steinbacher
    • Will wait for new committee to set up future months
    • Will leave list of suggestions for future tips
    • Collection Development Tips
      • Will wait to assign for after March Tip

 

  • Review of Maker Fun Conference-partnered with Tech Committee, Friday January 25 at Wyckoff
    • Adult Services represented by Ridgewood & Livingston
    • Would like ideas from conference added to database
    • Suggestion for new committee to use data base and to add to it
    • Access to database limited to BCCLS emails & Adult List emails

 

  • Reader's Advisory Program    
    • Need to send a reminder “Save the Date “– March 28, 2019, Wyckoff?

 

9:30 Coffee

10AM -1PM Program

  • Discussion on title for program – Reader's Advisory – “Becoming the Expert in an On-Demand World “
  • Cathy Folk- Pushee will use CANVA to create a “Save the Date “
  • Suggested that this would make a great tip / perhaps for Tech committee?
  • Lorri Steinbacher suggested buttons “ASK ME WHAT I'M READING “
  • Make a “TOOLKIT HANDOUT “for program with websites
  • READ, WATCH, LISTEN,
  • NOVELIST, DISCOVER, GOOD READS, CRIME READS, NY TIMES BESTSELLER LIST
  • IDEAS – How to Start a Conversation?
  • Role-playing – “something good “, qualifiers,
  • Bring patron to book, take it off shelf and put it in their hand
  • Lorri will set up working script that everyone can work on as well as resource document, and display ideas that can be added to by committee
  • Use displays to promote
  • “Save an author “, fiction / non fiction
  • Using social media, book talk, twitter
  • Still on Hold? – giving 2 options while waiting for popular book

New Business

  • Find out more information – Over Drives “Big Library Read “– April?
  • Perhaps at a later date revisit doing a BCCLS “Big Library Read “

Final comments

  • Next Meeting – March 5, 2019 – Closter Public Library

 

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