Okay. Was going on what was posted here. Did not see an ask to wait. I will close survey Monday. Keep us in the loop Guy.While meeting in person is awesome, it requires at least 3 days from west coast. But always good to be in same room.Will look out for news.JuliannaSent from my iPhoneOn Mar 7, 2020, at 8:19 AM, Rocco Staino <[log in to unmask]> wrote:I think not having a face to face meeting just again adds to decreasing the unity of we as a national group. I think our meeting of 50 people cannot ccmpare with Book Expo or ALA. Let us think carefully about cancelling.RoccoOn Sat, Mar 7, 2020 at 9:37 AM Sharon Shaloo <[log in to unmask]> wrote:Sorry I didn't see this. Thanks, Juliana, for offering, but Guy had a second thought and asked that we hold off until next week. He wants to be sure that he is in line with LOC decisions on this.On Fri, Mar 6, 2020 at 12:17 PM Julianna Robbins (CalBook) <[log in to unmask]> wrote:I can make a Goole Forms Poll and will share shortly!Will include travel plans question.JJulianna RobbinsProgram ManagerCalifornia Center for the BookCalifornia Library AssociationFacebook & Instagram: @CaliforniaCenterfortheBookMobile: 562-277-8168
On Mar 6, 2020, at 9:13 AM, Sharon Shaloo <[log in to unmask]> wrote:Hi allI am on the road all day but I could throw up a poll tonight if no one can do it sooner. Let me know.Let's make the travel q a part of that poll. It's hard to keep track of individual responses./S<image001.jpg><image001.jpg>On Fri, Mar 6, 2020, 12:04 PM Lisa Comstock <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
Connecticut has not made travel arrangements yet.
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As we are discussing this, how many of us have already made travel arrangements?
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All—There are definitely discussions here at the Library in re planning for coronavirus. But no events have been canceled as of now.
I would be happy to have a virtual Idea Exchange meeting, if the majority think it best. Perhaps, now that we are meeting virtually every other month anyway, we don’t really need to have the “big” meeting.
I know nothing beats face-to-face communication, but in the current environment, perhaps virtual is better (and certainly a lot less expensive!). Would someone be willing to set up a poll for this?
Thanks Sharon. I’m still taking the temperature on events in CA and we’re having lots of internal discussions. We all need to have frequent check ins to see what develops.
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On Mar 5, 2020, at 2:31 PM, Sharon Shaloo <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
Dear Guy and All,
I am not writing in alarm but I wanted to note that we are starting to see a ripple of cancelled and postponed conferences/meetings/travel owing to fears that the spread of coronavirus will begin to tax and strain our healthcare system..
Is there any discussion at LOC about possible restrictions on the horizon that will negatively impact our meeting? Is this something we need to consider?
thanks for any insights here,
On Thu, Mar 5, 2020 at 10:42 AM Lamolinara, Guy <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
Hi—we have it in the budget for $500 for those who need it. If you do, please let Staceya know ASAP. She is at [log in to unmask].
Guy, Is it possible for us to get some more information about the financial support to attend? I just need an email or something in writing that says how much will be available.
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Yes—we will set that up. Thanks.
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I know last year you provided an online option for the meeting, will that be available this year too?
On Thu, Mar 5, 2020 at 8:16 AM Lamolinara, Guy <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
All—in case you need some sort of “official” invite for the May 6 Idea Exchange to justify your attendance, here it is.