Ditto for Hawaii.  All 51 branches are providing dropoff/pickup services and could use the bags. Next week 50 sites will offer Internet use by reservation.  This library is not going to that next phase yet because during shutdown, some of our library staff were helping our fellow state agency (Dept of Labor) process unemployment claims and we are still doing so. Mahalo!



Marya B. Zoller

Acting Director | Hawaii State Library

Hawaii Center for the Book

478 S. King Street |Honolulu, HI  96813  | Tel: 808-586-3555           

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From: Center for the Book state centers communication <[log in to unmask]> On Behalf Of Andrea Lewis
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Subject: Re: Book TV Bags?


Guy I'm not sure what practices will be by the time the bags are available, but many libraries in Maryland are bagging up books/materials for curbside service to reduce the number of touches. I'm sure there's an opportunity there to distribute Book TV bags so I'm interested.




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Maryland Center for the Book
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New York would like at least 300 if possible.




On Tue, Jun 9, 2020 at 6:45 AM Lamolinara, Guy <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

Hi, everyone,


As most of you know, C-SPAN distributes a very popular mesh bag at the book festival. Many people collect these Book TV  bags. Since we are obviously not going to be able to do that this year, would you be interested having a supply of the bags (I don’t know quantity yet) for distribution through, perhaps, libraries, via mail, etc.?