All youth services staff, library students, and other interested parties are invited to join in these upcoming meetings to discuss timely topics during COVID-19 and library closures. There’s no registration required to attend any of these meetings. They are all via Zoom. No camera is required, and you can join by phone or computer audio. Can’t make a meeting? We’ll post meeting notes and resources in a shared Google document to read and add to following each meeting.
Weekly Coffee Klatch: recurs Wednesday, 10:30-11:30, beginning this Wednesday, April 1: These informal meetings will be our virtual coffee klatches, when a group of friends getting together over a cup of coffee, usually at someone’s house. We’ll discuss what’s on your mind, exchange ideas, chat, vent, and de-stress.
The following meetings will at least begin as one time only, but if there’s interest, some may become recurring. This is a lot of meetings! Come to those that interest you the most and fit your schedule.
April 1, 2:00-3:00: Supporting Teens during COVID-19
Please note: this is a meeting for library staff only; one agenda item during this meeting is to plan for future meetings that include teens.
April 2, 2:00-3:00: Supporting Early Childcare Providers during COVID-19
April 3, 9:30-10:30: Supporting School Districts and Teachers during COVID-19
April 3, 2:00-3:15: What to do about summer 2020?
April 6, 10:00-11:00: Bridging the Digital Divide during COVID-19
April 7, 10:00-11:00: Serving English Language Learners during COVID-19
April 9, 2:00-3:00: Serving Kids with Special Needs during COVID-19
April 10, 10:00-11:00: Virtual Programming
If you have questions, comments, or suggestions for meeting topics or resources/services that would be useful, please contact Beth at firstname.lastname@example.org.