Library Innovation Subcommittee Agenda

February 18, 2010, 9:00am

SCLS Headquarters
Chester Room


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1.      Call to Order

a.      Introduction of guests/visitors

b.      Changes/Additions to the Agenda

c.       Requests to address the Committee


2.      Approval of previous meeting minutes: October 15, 2019


3.      Action Items:

a.      Draft questions for SCLS staff to ask at annual visits that could help the Library Innovation Subcommittee identify a theme/future project. Prior discussion at Oct 15, 2019 meeting. Last year’s questions:

                                                              i.      What is your favorite library story from the past year?

                                                             ii.      What has your library done since our last visit that you’re really excited about?

                                                           iii.      What are you looking forward to in the coming year?

                                                           iv.      What is the greatest stressor at your library right now? How can SCLS support you?

                                                             v.      Anything else you’d like to share?


4.      Reports: 2019 Library Visit reports shared with SCLS Board of Trustees – Refer to Documents.


5.      Items from clusters for initial discussion: None.


6.      Discussion

a.      SCLS Foundation projects for 2020:

                                                              i.      Audience response system idea.

                                                             ii.      Training idea: The Dane County libraries are doing a yearlong Ripple project. As part of that, SCLS will be hosting their speaker, August Ball, to do one of their trainings to the wider SCLS audience at the November All Director Meeting. The topic is Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Hiring and Recruitment. The cost of one workshop is $1600 for 40 people so we may need to do two workshops (the second would be in 2021).

b.      Serving patrons in languages other than English. (Nichole Fromm)

c.       Suggestions from Library Innovation Subcommittee form – Refer to Documents.

d.      Follow up on 2020 Census Library Outreach – Refer to Links. (Mark J.)

                                                              i.      White list for catalog PCs should be OK.

                                                             ii.      Desktop shortcut – TC won’t meet soon enough. Workaround: put a link on the library’s website.

                                                           iii.      Resource list is available.

e.      Survey ideas applied to Library Innovation Subcommittee form draft – Refer to Links.

7.      Plan for Next meeting:  April 14, 2020


8.      Adjournment



For more information about the Library Innovation Subcommittee, contact Rose Ziech.

SCLS staff are available to attend cluster meetings to share information and answer questions pertaining to this committee meeting and other departmental projects.


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