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2019-07-9 ASC Minutes (DRAFT)

 

Minutes for Tuesday July 9, 2019 10:00 am Louis Bay 2nd (Hawthorne) Public Library


Present: Jessica Bielen (Co-chair / Livingston), Lorri Steinbacher (Co-chair / Ridgewood), Margaret Rose O’Keefe (BCCLS), Bill Fischer (Bergenfield), Joan Dorfman (Bloomfield), Laura Chumas (Allendale), Kerry Weinstein (Fort Lee), Dawn Petretti-Silvera (Glen Ridge), Julie A. Whitehead (Dumont), Julia Nock (Closter), Gina Gerard (Hawthorne), Cathy Folk-Pushee (Hackensack)

Absent: Anna Kim (New Milford), Leann Lydon (Garfield)

Meeting Start: 10:05am

Welcome

Volunteer Recorder: Kerry Weinstein 

Approval of Minutes from June 11, 2019 (all agreed)

 

Continuing projectsCollection Development tips/Know Your E-Sources schedule

Collection Development Tips:

  • June 2019: Boost circulation- Julie
  • July 2019: Weeding biographies- Lorri
  • August 2019: Patron Barcode Cleanup- Bill
  • September 2019: Weeding Drama / Theater- Joan
  • October 2019: Weird Statuses

Know Your Esources:

  • May/June 2019: Job & Career Tools- Cathy
  • July/August 2019: Reader’s Advisory- Lorri
  • September/October 2019: Library Subscriptions- Kerry
  • November/December 2019: Consumer Reports- Bill
  • January/February 2020: NJ State Library Newspapers- Jessica

Knowledge Base content for migration to new system

    • New system is in Wordpress and will roll out on a committee-by-committee basis

    • There is no migration limit, as current content in KB is still useful

Next training program: Just Weed It! Tent. Tuesday October 29 9:30am

    • Keep eyes and ears open for program ideas

 

Off agenda

Addressing training not provided by BCCLS

    • Lorri proposes sending a survey to consortium to seek what people want to learn about

    • Opportunities to collaborate with other committee

      • Youth Services Committee working on a customer service training

    • What can the Adult Services Committee teach?

      • Collection development/consistency/management/cleanliness

      • Linking consistency

      • Programming

      • Readers’ advisory

      • Customer service/dealing with challenging patrons

      • Civility between libraries

      • Legal issues

      • Policy

      • Reference/how it has changed/modern reference

      • Social media etiquette

      • Book clubs

      • Canva training

      • Marketing

 

New business

  • Assignments for reviewing A to Z sites

    • Editor in Chief deadline: December 2019

    • Final deadline: March 2020

    • Lorri shared documents on how to evaluate sites for inclusion/removal

 

Category

Editor in Chief

Editorial Assistant

Art

Laura Chumas

Cathy Folk-Pushee

Biography

Lorri Steinbacher

Cathy Folk-Pushee

Business/Finance

Cathy Folk-Pushee

Gina Gerard

Cars

Jessica Bielen

Gina Gerard

Children

YSC Committee

Collectibles

Gina Gerard

Julia Nock

Consumer Info

Julia Nock

Dawn Peretti-Silvera

Cooking

Gina Gerard

Julia Nock

Education

Kerry Weinstein

Julia Nock

Employment/Career

Lorri Steinbacher

Leann Lydon

Genealogy

Bill Fischer

Julia Whitehead

General Resources

Julie Whitehead

Dawn Peretti-Silvera

Government

Gina Gerard

Dawn Peretti-Silvera

History

Bill Fischer

Kerry Weinstein

Language

Lorri Steinbacher

Kerry Weinstein

Law

Leann Lydon

Joan Dorfman

Literature

Julie Whitehead

Lorri Steinbacher

Medicine/Health

Joan Dorfman

Anna Kim

Music

Anna Kim

Joan Dorfman

New Jersey

Julia Nock

Lorri Steinbacher

Parenting

Kerry Weinstein

Anna Kim

Performing Arts

Anna Kim

Lorri Steinbacher

Read, Watch, Listen

Lorri Steinbacher

Jessica Bielen

Religion

Bill Fischer

Laura Chumas

Sci/Tech

Cathy Folk-Pushee

Jessica Bielen

Social Customs

Joan Dorfman

Jessica Bielen

Sports

Laura Chumas

Dawn Peretti-Silvera

Statistics

Julie Whitehead

Leann Lydon

Taxes

Leann Lydon

Dawn Peretti-Silvera

Teens

YSC Committee

Travel & Geography

Lorri Steinbacher

Bill Fischer

Weather

Gina Gerard

Bill Fischer

BCCLS Discover

Lorri Steinbacher

Jessica Bielen

 

Meeting adjourned: 11:30am

 

Next meeting: Tuesday August 13, 10am Bergenfield Public Library

 

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