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On Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 8:56 AM Susan Mark <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I will, too, have to miss today's meeting. Look forward to whatever notes
> come out of it.
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> Susan Mark, Outreach Librarian
> Wyoming State Library
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> Cheyenne WY 82002
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> On Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 9:26 AM Sharon Shaloo <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> Hi, All,
>>
>> Sorry again to have to miss today's meeting.  I wonder if after the
>> meeting someone could put up a google sheet with suggested topics for the
>> May Idea Exchange?  I'd love to be able to add some ideas to that sheet
>> advance of the April meeting. Maybe others would, too?
>>
>> As for today, I'm still not quite clear what NEH is asking for/looking
>> for ... nor how this interest links up with our discussion about the shared
>> mission of state centers for the book.  I'll listen intently to that part
>> of the recording!
>>
>> My two cents:  I'm most keen to talk about state center network identity
>> rather than about a new project ... largely because we are flat out here in
>> Mass and couldn't take on anything new without jettisoning something else.
>> If we honed our mission and had a new boost from LOC to get state buy-in on
>> the importance of the network (and of funding for it!), however,  I think
>> it would be much clearer to me what we do that we should keep and what new
>> we should do to move the enterprise forward.
>>
>> All that to say, I'm raising my hand to help create a the CfB/State
>> Center brochure because I think in order to do that well we will have to
>> address the mission (and responsibilties?) of state centers for the book at
>> the national and local level.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Sharon
>>
>>
>>
>> *********
>> Sharon Shaloo, Executive Director
>> Mass Center for the Book
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>> On Wed, Feb 19, 2020 at 10:59 AM Alayne Hopkins <[log in to unmask]>
>> wrote:
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>>> Good morning, all!
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I have updated the agenda with the most recent ideas and comments. It’s
>>> a very, very full agenda, so I have a feeling that finalizing the Ideas
>>> Exchange will probably have to move to April, but hopefully we will get it
>>> narrowed down. I will block out some ideas of timing for each of these
>>> items and try to keep us on schedule. I think the meeting could run a
>>> little after the hour but I know we have a hard stop at about 3:15 due to a
>>> board meeting (timing changed after we agreed to run the meeting). David
>>> tells me there’s an option to keep the recording going if he and I both
>>> need to sign off!
>>>
>>>
>>> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1jt3afLDcvN7PxAN2Z4douxgjoUVp4A50oo-_cXRB0TM/edit?usp=sharing
>>>
>>> Looking forward to chatting with many of you tomorrow!
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> (And, I put this up on Facebook, but may have better reach here: is
>>> anyone else going to PLA? Would love to meet up if you are!)
>>>
>>>
>>>
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