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Thanks, Guy!

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Sharon Shaloo, Executive Director
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On Mon, Mar 9, 2020 at 9:58 AM Lamolinara, Guy <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I will do my best to get some guidance as soon as possible.
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> 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
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> On Sat, Mar 7, 2020 at 9:37 AM Sharon Shaloo <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> 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.
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> On Fri, Mar 6, 2020 at 12:17 PM Julianna Robbins (CalBook) <
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> I can make a Goole Forms Poll and will share shortly!
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> On Mar 6, 2020, at 9:13 AM, Sharon Shaloo <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> I am  on the road all day but I could throw up a poll tonight if no one
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> On Fri, Mar 6, 2020, 12:04 PM Lisa Comstock <[log in to unmask]>
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> *From:* Center for the Book state centers communication <
> [log in to unmask]> *On Behalf Of *Karen Oconnell
> *Sent:* Friday, March 6, 2020 8:56 AM
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> *From:* Center for the Book state centers communication <
> [log in to unmask]> *On Behalf Of *Lamolinara, Guy
> *Sent:* Friday, March 6, 2020 6:58 AM
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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.
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> think it best. Perhaps, now that we are meeting virtually every other month
> anyway, we don’t really need to have the “big” meeting.
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> 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?
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> *From:* Center for the Book state centers communication <
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> 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
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> On Mar 5, 2020, at 2:31 PM, Sharon Shaloo <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Dear Guy and All,
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> 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..
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> Is there any discussion at LOC about possible restrictions on the horizon
> that will negatively impact our meeting?  Is this something we need to
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> thanks for any insights here,
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> Sharon Shaloo, Executive Director
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> On Thu, Mar 5, 2020 at 10:42 AM Lamolinara, Guy <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> 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]
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> *From:* Center for the Book state centers communication <
> [log in to unmask]> *On Behalf Of *Walker, Suzanne
> *Sent:* Thursday, March 05, 2020 9:46 AM
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> 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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> Forgive me if this has already been send and I missed it.
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> Suzanne Walker
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> mailto:[log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>] *On Behalf Of *Lamolinara,
> Guy
> *Sent:* Thursday, March 05, 2020 9:28 AM
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> Yes—we will set that up. Thanks.
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> *From:* Center for the Book state centers communication <
> [log in to unmask]> *On Behalf Of *Medema, Nancy
> *Sent:* Thursday, March 05, 2020 9:24 AM
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> Guy,
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> I know last year you provided an online option for the meeting, will that
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> *Nancy Medema* Program Director
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> On Thu, Mar 5, 2020 at 8:16 AM Lamolinara, Guy <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> All—in case you need some sort of “official” invite for the May 6 Idea
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