Work Group Roundup 5/26/20

POLICIES/REOPENING PROCEDURES

The Policy Committee has been working on a reopening checklist that prioritizes which policies boards should be working on revising or creating before they can reopen.  The checklist will be available soon on the Policies page of the Reopening Guide. (Matt Corey, Paulette Roes)

IMPROVING DIGITAL SERVICES

Youth Services Roundup 5/20/20

This summer, North Country libraries are offering a collaborative summer program calendar! This 6-week session will run from July 6-August 14, will align with the CSLP theme Imagine Your Story, and will mainly take place online. Patrons will be able to access storytime, booktalks, gaming, STEM activities, and more - no matter how far away they live from the libraries offering them. Want to get involved? Here are some resources to help get you started:

STAFF GUIDE

Work Group Roundup 5/18/20

In order to help keep our member libraries up to date throughout the reopening process, NCLS will be sending a weekly roundup with brief summaries of projects and initiatives from each pandemic response work group.

TIMELINE/POLICIES/SAFETY

The NCLS Reopening Guide is now available! This online document includes a staged reopening plan, NYS guidance, sample policies, safety checklists, and tools for libraries to offer modified services. (Susan Mitchell, Paulette Roes, Matt Corey)

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