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ALA Connect Live: COVID-19: Well-being of Library Workers - Shared screen with speaker view
Katherine Horrigan
01:09:22
Hey, person from Newmarket, NH. I am from Durham, NH. Sunny here too.
sara weiner
01:09:22
Greetings from Minneapolis
Nicole Rosenbluth
01:09:28
Hi from NYC, Queens.
Lisa Houde
01:09:39
Hey Katherine Horrigan in Durham! :) neighbor!
deborah khost
01:09:45
Hi from NJ
Lisapl Jones
01:09:52
Hi from Baltimore, MD
James Nimmo
01:09:52
The audio sounds like gargling.
Elaine Liew
01:09:52
Hi from NYC, Staten Island!
Abigail Miller
01:09:59
Hello all from TX!
Arlene Haessler
01:09:59
Hi from the fabulous Florida Keys
Carole Williams
01:10:02
Hello from Charleston, SC. We've started a phased reopen this week. A bit scary to have the state reopen so soon.
David Sastre
01:10:04
Greetings from the Willingboro Public Library, NJ!
Kate Matthews
01:10:07
Hello from Little Rock, Arkansas and the Central Arkansas Library System. We're currently offering curbside pickup and serving grab and go meals from some of our locations in high need areas. We've served almost 70k meals since March 14th when we closed our buildings to the public.
Holly Hampton
01:10:08
Hello from San Diego, CA!
Vania Arevalo
01:10:20
Hello from Los Angeles
Tyler Johnson
01:10:24
Hello from Everett, WA!
Krista Riggs
01:10:27
Hello from Madera, CA
Amy Rhilinger
01:10:29
HI from Attleboro, MA
Rebecca Strang
01:10:32
Hello from Naperville, IL!
Rebecca Olson
01:10:38
Hi from Soggy Cincinnati!
Ray Pun
01:10:39
Hello from CA!
Marilyn Tullis
01:10:42
Hello from Tulsa, OK!
annmarie braithwaite
01:10:48
Hello from Bronx, NY
Alicia Luoma
01:10:55
Hello from Seattle!
Chad Gump
01:10:57
Hello from Pittsburgh, PA
Melissa Cardenas-Dow
01:11:03
hello from Sacramento, California!
Ruthie Rochman
01:11:05
Hi from St Louis, MO!
Maisha Carey
01:11:05
Hello from the Univ of Delaware!
Tricia Greenstein
01:11:07
Hello from just outside of Washington, DC!
Kristen Tait
01:11:16
Hello from Bham MI - Hi Katie Rothley!
Linda Dausch
01:11:17
Hi from Chicago Public Library.
Katie Rothley
01:11:32
Hi Kristen Tait!!!!!!!!!
Larry Neal
01:11:33
Hi from sunny Detroit
Beth Gallego
01:11:46
Hello from Los Angeles, CA!
Danielle Stanley
01:11:54
Hello from Phoenix
Doug Joubert
01:11:56
Greetings from DC 👋🖐🤟
Maureen Herman
01:11:58
hello from northern New Jersey
Beth Olshewsky
01:11:59
Hello form Southern California, Corona-Norco USD
Sherrie Dux-Ideus
01:12:03
Greetings from Nebraska
Chris Putnam-Pouliot
01:12:03
Hi from Vermont/New Hampshire!
Kate Andrade
01:12:12
howdy from Albion, Michigan via Leamington, Ontario Canada
Ed Garcia
01:12:14
Hello from Cranston, RI
Ed Busch
01:12:19
Hello from East Lansing, MI.
Danielle Stanley
01:12:21
Teams meetings!
Kara Jackman
01:12:22
adaptivability
Terry Lucas
01:12:22
Hello from Shelter Island, NY
Irfan Ali
01:12:23
piano
Lisa Houde
01:12:23
ZOOM!
Chris Putnam-Pouliot
01:12:24
Zoom is my new skill!
Maggie Farrell
01:12:24
how to sit for hours
Kristen Tait
01:12:25
Getting so much better at Zoom
Doug Joubert
01:12:25
Learning to manage remotely
Nancy Hansen
01:12:26
Hello from finally sunny Michigan!
Rebecca Strang
01:12:27
Video editing, haha
Amy Castro
01:12:28
Zoom!
Alicia Rodriguez
01:12:28
making an iMovie pass the book challenge
Andrew Miller
01:12:29
Adobe Premiere Pro film editing
Lilian Calix
01:12:31
Hello everyone from New York City!
Linda Frakes
01:12:31
Using google meetings, Webex and Zoom
Chris Putnam-Pouliot
01:12:32
TikTok
Loida Garcia Febo
01:12:32
Handstand!
Maureen Herman
01:12:35
Canva
Beth Olshewsky
01:12:35
zooming
Angi Brzycki
01:12:36
Instagram live
Nancy Love
01:12:36
virtual programming
Kate Farmer
01:12:37
Teams and Zoom!
Jill Shaul
01:12:37
graphic design
Judy Lee
01:12:38
Yes, Zoom!
Megan Baird
01:12:40
Exercising mindfulness to help ease anxiety
Katie Rothley
01:12:40
Getting more comfortable videoconferencing and recording for the library community
Mahogany Skillings
01:12:40
Self Care - Knowing when to actually stop working
Ronise Springer
01:12:40
Hi
Denise Harris-Fiems
01:12:42
using Zoom, other video conferencing
Maggie Farrell
01:12:43
more communication
Judd Lieberman
01:12:46
Podcasting
Dhariyah Luqman
01:12:46
Canva graphic design
Julie Dietzel-Glair
01:12:48
I've been working on learning more about our databases so I'm better prepared to help patrons once we reopen.
Stephanie Ducote
01:12:49
Hello from Newton County, TEXAS!
Katherine Horrigan
01:12:50
LinkedIn training
Britta Herweg
01:12:51
Got Consumer Health Information Specialist certificate
Debbie Luchenbill
01:12:52
attending webinars
Meghan Kwast
01:12:53
Finding free virtual access to items from our print collection!
Billie Cotterman
01:12:55
Learning more about accessibility and how to guide professors to employ these skills in their online classes.
Allie Lovette
01:12:56
Working on Sign Language and caught up on cataloging
Rose Ceballos
01:12:56
Hello all from NY NYPL!
Elaine Liew
01:12:57
Learning how to communicate better
Laurie Reese
01:12:57
Doing Virtual Storytimes on Instagram Live!
Linda Frakes
01:12:57
Sharing what I'm reading & watching with co-workers
Christina O'Brien
01:12:57
painting
Emily DiGiulio
01:12:58
zooming
Erica King
01:13:00
Teams and ZOOOOOOM!
Tricia Greenstein
01:13:01
Remediating .pdfs for accessability
Cheryl Siegman
01:13:01
Zoom
Holly Hampton
01:13:01
New skill: Conflict Resolution and Putting Mental Health first
Pamela Nath
01:13:02
my new skill would be learning to organize with other coworkers re: advocating or our shared needs. Our administration is probably not happy that I/we are learning this skill!
Martha Ramirez
01:13:03
Hi
Dorothy Stanley-Ballard
01:13:05
Zoom
Linda Garcia
01:13:05
Alma Analytics
Maria McCauley
01:13:05
Aloha from Cambridge, MA
Sarah Scott
01:13:06
I've become more open about my home and family life while working from home.
Ann Bowman
01:13:07
leading meetings virtually
Ryan Tamares
01:13:07
Using more advanced features in Google Apps suite, especially Google Docs & Google Sheets
Christel Ellis
01:13:07
Lynda webinars & tutorials
MaryFaye Randolph
01:13:08
I've learned how to record and edit book talks for digital sharing.
Angela Bonnell
01:13:08
Qualtrics
Margaret Holt
01:13:09
SQL
Arlene Haessler
01:13:09
Completing my consumer health information specialist level 1 and Zoom reference
Cathy Blackman
01:13:10
I know more about ordering ebooks and adding ebooks to our DDA profile.
joseph donnelly
01:13:13
I am leading team
Jane Ruback
01:13:16
We did a zoom virtual book discussion.
Nicole Nelson
01:13:20
Hello from Bronx, NY
moto x4
01:13:25
Crafts and redecorating the library
Avigail Sharon
01:13:27
i'm learning ASL
Sarah Scott
01:13:31
Hosting online library programs
Becky Canovan
01:13:33
Covering circulation and doing periodical checkin for a colleague who can't be in house due to Covid and maternity leave
Megan Baird
01:13:35
I've also been curating digital carousels on our Overdrive webpage
Doug Joubert
01:13:35
I love you tapping those old skills
Beth Gallego
01:13:38
Learning ASL, recording book talks for Instagram, and putting captions on those recordings!
Diane Darcy
01:13:39
Creating Social media posts and doing fun programs on Zoom.
Megan Myers
01:13:40
Coding and Reader Advisory - lots of reading
Mari Martin
01:13:41
Hello from Gloucester, MA! :)
Sarah Scott
01:13:43
Quickly adopting new software apps
Candy Rossin
01:13:44
Realizing how much more work I can get done at home.
Teri Wilson
01:13:45
Hello from Palos Hills, Illinois
Stephanie Debner
01:13:48
Setting up a new library location post-move
Rebecca Olson
01:13:51
Homeschooling while working.
Laura England-Biggs
01:13:52
HTML and web editing
Carol St.Amand
01:13:55
hello from Belchertown, Massachusetts
Candy Rossin
01:13:58
And how to sew a face mask.
Maggie Farrell
01:13:59
yay to the new HQ!
Lisa Houde
01:14:01
tapping into the earth's rhythm with daily observances of springtime blooming
Sarah Scott
01:14:06
@Rebecca Olson, yes! "Homeschooling while working."
Beth Olshewsky
01:14:11
Love my HS student book club - it keeps me going, look forward to it every week.
Jamie Elston
01:14:16
I'm in South Mississippi, about a mile from the beach on the Gulf of Mexico. I have learned how to download our live videos from Facebook, as we have been offering live story times each week since we closed our public library doors.
Kristen Tait
01:14:19
Also warbler watching during webinars…
Sharron Lahey
01:14:20
Professional - MS Team and Zoom meetings. Personal - Online grocery shopping.
Sarah Downing
01:14:23
Honing online research skills
Susan Caulfield
01:14:24
Teaching programs on Zoom.
Chris Putnam-Pouliot
01:14:26
My GSA Meetings are the best part of the week
Sarah Scott
01:14:33
Got acquainted with my makerspace's sewing machine. I can now wind the bobbin and thread the machine. :)
Genevieve Maynard
01:14:34
Crisis schooling my kids and teaching them coping healthy coping mechanisms.
Beth Gallego
01:14:39
I’ve been getting to participate in a bookclub hosted by another branch
Doug Joubert
01:14:42
hello South Mississippi, I grew up on the gulf coast
Lisapl Jones
01:14:44
Creating online videos
Glenda Burks
01:14:52
Zoom meetings and Schoology.
Sarah Scott
01:15:07
Collaboration across the different regions in my library system
Melissa Forbes-Nicoll
01:15:22
Zoom storytime
Lisa Houde
01:15:23
Sharing more personal aspects of my life with patrons to foster deeper connections through writing and connecting in ways beyond in-person service
Sarah Scott
01:15:23
Thinking innovatively about new programs and services
joseph donnelly
01:15:24
using zoom
Tricia Greenstein
01:15:26
Yep... And wrangling my preschooler, but that's not a new skill... Just deepining it. ;)
Nicole Rosenbluth
01:15:29
Zoom meetings.
Sarah Scott
01:15:34
Increased commitment to digital equity
Emily Levine
01:15:38
Learning how to use a sewing machine, and teaching others to remotely.
Caro-Lee Marshall
01:15:43
Using Zoom!
Stella Nahapetian
01:15:51
Hello from Los Angeles
Sarah Scott
01:15:51
Quaranzines!
Beth Gallego
01:15:52
@Sarah Scott: Well done on the sewing machine. I once spent an entire class period in Jr. High trying to thread a sewing machine. :D
Sarah Scott
01:16:08
Thanks, Beth :)
David Pimentel
01:16:11
Tracie, your NPR interview from February was simply inspiring -- I'm so excited we have your leadership at this moment!
Rhonda Evans
01:16:16
Hi from the Bronx, and NYPL! I learned zoom, never used it before our closing.
Ed Garcia
01:16:55
Let me know when we get to questions when and if you want me to answer something
Sherice White
01:17:04
I did a virtual class visit with my niece’s third grade class
Tracie Hall
01:17:15
Thanks @David Pimental!
Mari Martin
01:17:38
New online programs—meditation, easy stretching, acupressure, yoga, etc., as well as new book clubs—Current Reads, Hot Genres, etc. :)
Sarah Scott
01:17:41
I attended my first library board meeting (on Zoom)
Rose Ceballos
01:18:08
Alot of Ask Lynda training..Zoom
Melissa Walling
01:18:29
Here is some additional information about how ALA is structuredhttp://www.ala.org/aboutala/governance/legalguidelines/legalframework/alalegalframework
Janet O'Keefe
01:18:35
I have been administering Zoom for library board meetings and learning more about how they work. I could never attend before.
Lesliediana Jones
01:19:06
Kathi Kromer and her team in Washington are the hardest workers during this time. They have not ceased making sure ALA is at the table for federal funds. By being at the table that means ALA is not onmenu.
Sarah Scott
01:19:46
Thank you to everyone who advocates for libraries and library workers!
Pamela Nath
01:20:51
What does a 501 c6 do??
Jessica Jones
01:20:56
I've been getting caught up on the wonderful classes offered by Webjunction and learning what it is my cats do all day (spoiler alert, they sleep all day)
Renee Ramos
01:20:58
Frances Collado Bronx NY. Library Manager in a local branch in the Bronx NY
Ed Garcia
01:21:32
PLA is a division within ALA
Melissa Walling
01:21:40
The May issue of Library Worklife Newsletter can be found here: https://ala-apa.org/newsletter/past-issues/volume-17-no-5-may-2020/
Webinar Support 2
01:21:40
Hi John--do you need assistance with your audio? Saw your message about the program not happening, and wanted to make sure you weren't referring to this webinar.
Julius Jefferson
01:21:52
PLA is a division of ALA
Tracie Hall
01:21:59
ALA membership info can be found here, join us http://www.ala.org/membership/
Melissa Walling
01:22:04
If you are a member and you have not been receiving the newsletter in your in-box, you may subscribe by going to: https://ala.informz.net/ala/pages/HRDR_APA_OPTIN
Rose Ceballos
01:22:05
Audio?
Debbie Luchenbill
01:22:16
I really enjoy and appreciate the Library Worklife Newsletter!
Webinar Support 2
01:22:40
Hi Rose. Can you click on Audio Settings in the bottom left of the screen? Or see a Headphone icon to click on?
Melissa Walling
01:22:55
Beatrice Calvin’s Contact Information: (bcalvin@ala.org, 800-545-2433 ext. 4280)
Danielle Stanley
01:23:09
Thanks Beatrice!
Elizabeth Serrano
01:23:14
Thank you Beatrice!
Melissa Walling
01:23:16
The APA Wellness site is another useful resource: https://ala-apa.org/wellness/
Michelle Lee
01:23:21
https://smallbusiness.chron.com/501-c-6-organization-60734.html
Sarah Scott
01:23:23
Thank you, Beatrice!
Sylvia Norton
01:23:23
@beatriceCalvin talking with you is a wonderful ALA resource
Rose Ceballos
01:23:41
thank you
Michelle Lee
01:23:43
Good to see you Beatrice
John Myrick
01:24:22
We will get a chance to evaluate this program?
Jim Neal
01:24:41
501c6is a non profit business organization like a chamber of commerce
Sylvia Norton
01:24:41
We can't be effective without remembering our wellness and wellbeing
Melissa Walling
01:25:07
Complimentary Course for Members (member login needed): Mindfulness for Librarians: Handling Stress and Thriving Under Pressure: http://www.ala.org/membership/ala-personal-member-benefits
Webinar Support 2
01:25:21
Hi John. We'll be directing attendees to a survey about this ALA Connect Live once the event ends. If you need any assistance, please let me know.
Sarah Scott
01:26:02
Thank you, Loida.
Katie Rothley
01:26:57
Thank you, Loida!
Barb Macikas
01:27:15
Thank you Loida. Here is another free resource for library staff dealing with stress: http://www.ala.org/pla/education/onlinelearning/webinars/covid-19/managing-stress
Joy Bridwell
01:29:56
Thank you, Loida!
Tracie Hall
01:30:00
Thanks Loida!
Genevieve Maynard
01:30:09
Thank you Loida! Great resources!
Beth Olshewsky
01:30:38
For those asking about whether we can evaluate this program the answer is yes, it is probably already active on your internet browser from your login to zoom, in case you have to leave early.
James Nimmo
01:33:14
The gargling has returned.
rory brown
01:34:12
Wow transparency!
Webinar Support 2
01:34:30
Hi James. I'm sorry about the audio trouble--Anne's audio does seem stable on our end. You may want to try disconnecting and reconnecting your audio.
Loida Garcia Febo
01:34:42
Yes @Brook Freeman the hum is from a machine that helps me breath.
James Nimmo
01:35:14
OK, Ill try.
Emily Levine
01:35:16
@ Rory, lol
Loida Garcia Febo
01:35:26
Hello Brook. That hum is from a machine that helps me breath.
Sylvia Norton
01:38:54
good to think about these perspectives and longvterm about how it impacts what they think about the library
Doug Joubert
01:39:10
How are you going to maintain social distancing in your collaboration spaces for example maker spaces
Marilyn Hanichak
01:39:29
how are your laptops being cleaned before going out to the next patron?
Chris Putnam-Pouliot
01:39:57
How long will the books sit?
Beth Olshewsky
01:40:10
What about cleaning the patron side between patrons?
Webinar Support 2
01:40:29
We are recording this session, and the recording will be made available for viewing once it is ready.
Paige Monaghan
01:40:37
what about bathrooms?
Ed Garcia
01:41:07
In my library when we reopen all restrooms become single use
Loida Garcia Febo
01:41:25
Hello everyone! Good to see you here today.
Christel Ellis
01:41:49
I wonder if there will be time limits placed on computers, or if staff have to do manual overrides to ensure equal access and time for users — while being able to charge laptops and sanitize keys.
Ed Garcia
01:42:00
We are placing plexiglass shields at every service desk in our six libraries
Sylvia Norton
01:42:15
so much in this about how we build relationships
Rachel McPhail
01:42:20
@Christel, we are using our computer software to only only users 1 hour computer sessions on library desktop computers
Karen Schneider
01:43:06
We're looking at smart lockers for self-serve pickup, though one challenge is they need ethernet and power
Katherine Nussbaum
01:43:20
What about student workers?
Pamela Nath
01:43:41
This is actually just really painful to hear for those of us who are being required to work our full hours, wearing masks all day long, being told that we have new tasks added including cleaning bathrooms, not having the cleaning supplies we need, etc., etc. etc. This plan sounds great. We don't even have a written up plan, at least none that's been shared with staff. So it is our Director that needs to hear this, and I am sure that he is not here.
Lynn Clements
01:43:41
Read article on reboarding new protocols instead on onboarding to train new cultural norms
Ed Garcia
01:43:49
in our library when we reopen in phases are children's rooms will be closed but we are creating some browsing collections of children's materials
Christel Ellis
01:43:49
@Rachel McPhail — Good idea! Have people balked at that. Some patrons will need extra time for resumes, job searches, etc. Do you tell them that they can only have 1 session a day?
Mari Martin
01:44:06
What about cleaning the bathroom in between uses?
Linda Landi
01:44:45
Why 24-48 hours? I've heard 72.
Loida Garcia Febo
01:45:07
Thank you @Martha Anderson!
Rachel Shaevel
01:45:09
Would like to know if UNC Charlotte librarians and staff are in a union.
Loida Garcia Febo
01:45:26
I hope you are well @Martha
Katie Rothley
01:45:38
Do you participate in ILL between other academic or public libraries? Will you be resuming that service or hold off for awhile?
Anne Symonds
01:45:47
No union.
Rachel McPhail
01:45:53
@Christel, have not opened yet, just submitted our reopening proposal to our entity. Also limiting our hours to 10 to 12 and 4 to 6. It is up to our governing entity as to whether they approve our proposal. Limiting it to 4 computers in the 4 corners of the small computer lab. Recommending patrons call to set up appts for computers. Will extend time for an additional 30 min if no one else is waiting
Timothy Dickey
01:46:25
The first scientific studies showed 24 hours as the life span of the virus on cardboard (and by extension, paper); while we wait for results of the Battelle/ OCLC study, I've also seen 72 hours as the safe quarantine time for print materials.
Jillian Wentworth
01:46:44
The free webinar recording “Working Together, Planning for Reopening: Policy and Legal Issues for Reopening a Public Library, The Board, the Attorney, and the Librarian,” is available by registering at www.ala.org/united/legal.This webinar (presented by ALA’s Public Policy & Advocacy Office, ALA’s Chapter Relations Office, and United for Libraries) features a team from East Lansing Public Library in Michigan, who discussed how they developed their guidelines for reopening. Access to the draft plan from East Lansing Public Library is included with registration.
Peter Jubinsky
01:46:45
@Linda Landi: The latest on germs staying on books is that they die off within 24 hours.
Rachel McPhail
01:46:58
Also heard a suggestion to purchase green laser pointers so staff can use the laser to point at the patron computer to help patons from a distance to show them where to click.
Linda Landi
01:47:29
Thanks Peter.
Katie Rothley
01:47:46
Do you have a link to that video about COVID-19?
Ryan Tamares
01:47:47
@Rachel McPhail: nice suggestion re: laser pointers
Loida Garcia Febo
01:47:48
Thank you @Burda.
Ed Garcia
01:47:50
Good idea on laser pointers
Christel Ellis
01:47:59
@Rachel McPhail …..again these are great ideas. The laser pointer….that’s good. Just be sure to tell the patron to look at the screen and not the laser pointer…LOL
Katie Rothley
01:48:05
Do you think patrons will be offended by the use of laser pointers?
Melissa Walling
01:48:10
J. Murrey Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte, COVID-19 Library Reopening Plan: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1uLXNOuDiV2_9xz-KEs81fPpakteDzaHInYdfu1A8SZE/edit?usp=sharing
David Sastre
01:48:12
What about books with plastic/synthetic covers, jackets, or wraps?
Loida Garcia Febo
01:48:13
@Martha I remember you well! Saludos
Beth Olshewsky
01:48:14
@P can you share the study about 24hrs?
Korin Rosenkrans
01:48:18
why green for the laser pointers?
Renee Ramos
01:48:21
Thank you Moore that was useful information
Lisa Houde
01:48:33
Anne, how will you be handling book returns and possible contamination?
Tara Hill-Coursey
01:48:42
It would be nice to have a way to login to patron computers like a phone tech help desk.
Kevin Hawley
01:48:44
Demco recently held a webinar with Dr. Dipesh Navsaria, who is both a doctor and a librarian. It was far and away the best webinar I've seen on COVID-19 and libraries. I HIGHLY recommend it.
Melissa Walling
01:49:11
J. Murrey Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte, COVID-19 Library Reopening Plan: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1uLXNOuDiV2_9xz-KEs81fPpakteDzaHInYdfu1A8SZE/edit?usp=sharing
Rachel McPhail
01:49:11
No idea about what would offend the patrons with green lasers. The librarian I heard from said that green shows up on the screen whereas red does not. They are about $20 online. I made sure to buy ones that are safe for presentations aka not the ones that are using for hunting scopes lol
Elizabeth Churchville
01:49:12
IMLS has a webinar also on Materials handling
Alicia Rodriguez
01:49:20
Yes all our staff is required to watch that DEMCO webinar
Colleen Mullally
01:49:23
Yes, please share your plans!
Jess Witkins
01:49:25
I second the recommendation for Dr. Navsaria's webinar. So helpful. Well done. Calmed a lot of anxiety.
Denise Harris-Fiems
01:49:25
I like the laser pointer idea, Rachel, but also wonder about librarians actually being able to see the public computer monitors to be able to help & stay distant at the same time?
Rachel McPhail
01:49:26
Yes, the Demco webinar with Dr. Dipesh was good!
Korin Rosenkrans
01:49:45
Thank you!
Heide Miklitz
01:49:49
https://www.webjunction.org/explore-topics/COVID-19-research-project.html
Katie Rothley
01:50:09
Thank you for sharing that link!
Tina Marie Russette
01:50:15
I agree, Dr. Dipesh was good.
Rachel McPhail
01:50:29
I wonder about that too @Denise. We also plan on asking the patron to "scoot" away from the computer if it is appropriate
Melissa Walling
01:51:10
ALA Virtual Event Website. Register today: https://2020.alavirtualevent.org/
Timothy Dickey
01:51:26
ALA Virtual, everyone come!!
Jim Neal
01:51:50
I am on the REALM advisory committee, IMLS working with OCLC and Battelle. Sign up the updates. Extensive scientific testing of materials underway.
Melissa Walling
01:52:00
Sign up for updates on the IMLS project, “REALM Project – Reopening Archives, Libraries and Museums” https://www.webjunction.org/explore-topics/COVID-19-research-project.html
Maggie Farrell
01:52:03
great speakers at the Virtual
Sylvia Norton
01:52:20
We are ALA
Anne Moore
01:52:28
Here is the UNC Charlotte plan - still in final draft:
Anne Moore
01:52:30
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uohqXf4NCqygOt95HYAn02gHzV74HSgVdKytiR0LzG0/edit?usp=sharing
Erica King
01:52:45
https://ideas.demco.com/webinar/covid-19-safety-tips-for-reopening-your-library/
Rhonda Evans
01:52:47
That’s great!
Pamela Nath
01:52:54
Can you share what the rest of the agenda is? If it's going to have anything that's helpful for us who are at libraries where we have no control over our library's policies, where our libraries don't even have plans and aren't providing for our needs? I am considering just signing off. Because it's painful just to hear things that should be done, that staff have already been asking to be done, and promotion of APA instead of anything that addresses the needs of those who are trying not to drown in this abyss.
Jessica Adams
01:52:54
I have a question about staff scheduling. How are you staggering shifts? Is anyone following the 4 day on/10 day off model?
Oscar Gittemeier
01:52:55
Wonderful!!!
Pamela Nath
01:53:11
Also, where is the evaluation form for those who leave early?
Korin Rosenkrans
01:53:13
Did I hear that correctly. Members are free?
Anne Moore
01:53:17
We have Police support for the security guards to escort students out who will not adhere to the policies posted as they enter.
Camille Hyatt
01:53:21
Can someone share the link for the Demco webinar with Dr. Navsaria?
Webinar Support 2
01:53:34
Pamela, it should appear when you leave the event.
Loida Garcia Febo
01:53:37
Thanks Ray Pun for remind me of the interview about Wellness during these times. FYI, some of you might be interested too: https://www.infobase.com/blog/librarians/wellness-and-librarianship-an-interview-with-loida-garcia-febo/
Tamika Barnes
01:53:42
Members who are furloughed or laid off can attend for free
Melissa Walling
01:53:45
Sign up for updates on the IMLS project, “REALM Project – Reopening Archives, Libraries and Museums” https://www.webjunction.org/explore-topics/COVID-19-research-project.html
Janice Weddle
01:54:06
@Camille Hyatt https://ideas.demco.com/webinar/covid-19-safety-tips-for-reopening-your-library/
Anne Moore
01:54:20
We are keeping study rooms closed until fall semester opens.
Emily Levine
01:54:45
@thanks Janice
Korin Rosenkrans
01:54:45
Thank you for the clarification. Makes sense! Good for you ALA!
Katelyn Duncan
01:55:07
@Pamela Nath I feel you on that. You’re not alone.
Katie Rothley
01:55:14
Has anyone discussed or planned for negative reactions to changes in library service?
Pamela Nath
01:55:28
@katelyn duncan Thanks. It's good to hear that.
Rachel McPhail
01:55:33
@Katie, we are also worried about negative reactions
Meghan Kwast
01:55:55
@Katie, we are worried about that as well
Katie Rothley
01:55:59
@Rachel, seems difficult to prepare for but possible
Katherine Nussbaum
01:56:38
@Meghan, we don’t know if we will have any in the fall :(
Jessica Adams
01:57:08
Negative reactions from patrons have been most of our staff conversations. We’re doing a lot of learning on trauma-informed approaches and Ryan Dowd. There is also a great webinar from UW’s iSchool called “Surviving the Infodemic”. It’s all been helpful for preparing to have difficult conversations with patrons.
Katie Rothley
01:57:15
I'm worried about trying to enforce safety of staff and public in the building, when we eventually reopen, especially as being part of our municipality
Sarah Scott
01:57:22
King County (WA) Public Health has some resources for dealing with people who are anxious, angry, terrified, or enraged. https://kingcounty.gov/depts/health/locations/homeless-health/healthcare-for-the-homeless/covid.aspx
Elizabeth Churchville
01:57:27
@Jim Neal - excellent, thanks for your work! @Melissa walling et al, thx for REALM info/links (from a VERY interested busy library clerk! :) )
Tracey Reed
01:57:28
@Katie, we're treating like a violation of behaviour policy. Because that's what it really is.
Katie Rothley
01:57:30
Thatnk you @Jessica
Kevin Hawley
01:57:31
We're thinking of doing computer help via Zoom. Patrons would hit notify staff that they need help, tech help in the staff area would start a Zoom session with the patron who needs help. Not entirely sure how we're going to do this, but that's a plan.
Katie Rothley
01:57:41
ok @Tracye, that's good to know
Melissa Walling
01:57:42
You can see a comprehensive account of ALA’s public policy and advocacy work here: http://www.ala.org/advocacy/advocacy-public-policy
Maggie Farrell
01:57:49
https://2020.alavirtualevent.org/
Kevin Hawley
01:58:11
Second the recommendation for Ryan Dowd!
Katie Rothley
01:58:32
I've heard nothing but good things about Ryan Dowd (please excuse my crappy typing)
Melissa Walling
01:58:32
Details for the IMLS grant opportunities can be found here: https://imls.gov/news/15-million-imls-cares-act-grants-now-available-museum-and-library-services
sonita Daniel
01:58:56
My internet was unstable. Will we be able to get a recording of today's presentations ?
Melissa Walling
01:59:05
You can see a summary of the library support that ALA was able to get into the HEROES Act here: http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2020/05/house-speaker-unveils-plan-fifth-covid-19-relief-bill
Anne Moore
01:59:09
We are recommending single use of restrooms and elevators and putting the signage and stand here labels on the floor, but it will be tough to monitor. We have 87 security cameras in the building. The campus is also talking about adding wording to the student Code of Conduct for fall, which might help to get them to adhere to the social distancing requirements. We have purchased individual tables and chairs with funding from Academic Affairs that will be in place for fall.
Webinar Support 2
01:59:19
Yes Sonita, the recording will be posted once it's available.
Cindy Kleback
01:59:30
Can someone share the link to the event Tracie was talking about?
Maggie Farrell
01:59:43
https://2020.alavirtualevent.org/
Melissa Walling
02:00:19
Sign up for updates on the IMLS project, “REALM Project – Reopening Archives, Libraries and Museums” https://www.webjunction.org/explore-topics/COVID-19-research-project.html
Melissa Walling
02:00:30
Register as an ALA Advocate here: https://bit.ly/LibAdvocacyAlerts
Melissa Walling
02:00:39
Register as an advocate with your state chapter here: https://bit.ly/NLLDchapters
Genevieve Maynard
02:00:40
An increase in trauma informed education opportunities would probably be very helpful, for ourselves and also for serving patrons. Everyone is traumatized in some way by this
Abigail Andrews
02:00:45
Is there a link for the June 4th event spanning all ALA groups
Melissa Walling
02:01:10
@abigal - that is not open for registration just yet - look for it soon.
Diane Gurman
02:01:11
Is ALA doing any advocacy on the issue of surveillance of web browsing?
Abigail Andrews
02:01:17
@Melissa- thanks
Jessica Adams
02:01:27
I agree. I’m hoping ALA/PLA can release more webinars for free on trauma-informed approaches. It’s critical now.
Kevin Hawley
02:01:45
@Genevieve Maynard - have you checked out Ryan Dowd? His training focuses on the homeless, but largely because they're a traumatized group. Very useful for library staff dealing with any upset or angry person.
Beth Nawalinski
02:01:55
Free webinar from ALA Public Policy & Advocacy Office, Chapter Relations Office, and United for Libraries - Advocacy for Your Library During a Crisis - www.ala.org/united/crisis
Jessica Adams
02:02:25
I second Ryan Dowd. So much of the information applies to how you interact with all patrons, not just those experiencing homelessness.
Jillian Wentworth
02:02:28
The free webinar recording “Working Together, Planning for Reopening: Policy and Legal Issues for Reopening a Public Library, The Board, the Attorney, and the Librarian,” is available by registering at http://www.ala.org/united/legal - registration includes access to a draft reopning plan from East Lansing Public Library.
Colleen Mullally
02:02:33
Are the academic library’s plans for re-opening buildings being collected somewhere like a Google doc? How is ALA or ACRL tracking this?
Beth Nawalinski
02:02:41
The free webinar recording “Working Together, Planning for Reopening: Policy and Legal Issues for Reopening a Public Library, The Board, the Attorney, and the Librarian,” is available by registering at http://www.ala.org/united/legal - registration includes access to a draft reopning plan from East Lansing Public Library.
Katie Rothley
02:02:44
I'm not at risk with any kind of health concern, but I do have colleagues worried about returning to work at the other libraries I work at. They are immune-compromised.
Genevieve Maynard
02:02:56
@Kevin Hawley- I haven't but I plan to! I know the University at Buffalo has a program on trauma informed organizations through their social work school which I had planned on working through myself for other reasons but I'm looking even more into it now
Kevin Hawley
02:03:33
@Genevieve Maynard - good to know! I'll check out the U of Buffalo program.
Melissa Walling
02:03:46
FYI - all panelists - we only have 5 minutes
Beth Nawalinski
02:04:03
In addition to the free recording, Trustees are invited to join the United for Libraries online discussion forum for Trustees - www.ala.org/united/forums
Beatrice Calvin
02:04:23
@Katie anyone who has risk concerns should work with their HR department to determine appropriate accommodations
Katie Rothley
02:04:25
I've been incredibly worried about them and then my local colleagues who have been furloughed and whether there will be a permanent loss of jobs
Beth Nawalinski
02:04:29
In this forum, Trustee (and directors) can discuss and share policies and other related board and library issues.
Katie Rothley
02:04:36
Thank you @ Beatrice, I'll let them know
Beth Nawalinski
02:04:38
Here's the webinar again: The free webinar recording “Working Together, Planning for Reopening: Policy and Legal Issues for Reopening a Public Library, The Board, the Attorney, and the Librarian,” is available by registering at http://www.ala.org/united/legal - registration includes access to a draft reopning plan from East Lansing Public Library.
Genevieve Maynard
02:05:04
@Kevin Hawley- http://socialwork.buffalo.edu/continuing-education/certificate-programs/trauma/organization-certificate.html
Kevin Hawley
02:05:45
Hey, that's my library! If you want a copy of that reopening draft plan, email me at k(my last name)@cityofeastlansing.com
Tracie Hall
02:06:21
From UCLA: https://libguides.law.ucla.edu/coronavirus
Barb Macikas
02:06:25
Trauma informed webinar from PLA if you are interested: http://www.ala.org/pla/education/onlinelearning/webinars/ondemand/reduceharm
Beth Nawalinski
02:06:27
@Kevin *and all) The plan is included with the recording. No need to inundate Kevin with emails.
Kevin Hawley
02:06:28
Thanks Genevieve!
Genevieve Maynard
02:06:47
@Kevin Hawley- You're very welcome!
Jessica Jones
02:07:09
Thank you for all of the information! You are awesome!
Katie Rothley
02:07:10
Is there a discussion board on the ALA page somewhere for continuing this conversation and getting our questions answered?
Sarah Downing
02:07:18
How many participants today?
Katie Rothley
02:07:30
Thank you Wanda Brown, I agree!
Carol Gafford
02:07:35
These are wonderful. Loving virtual meetings.
Beth Olshewsky
02:07:38
This is my family- extended family :-)
Melissa Walling
02:07:39
@Katie - we are going to move some of these discussions over to ALA Connect All Member Community
Jess Witkins
02:07:42
Will ALA continue working with publishers to extend rights for virtual storytimes and read alouds through summer/fall?
Deb Baker
02:07:43
This has been great -- I appreciate all you are each doing. Thank you!
Ginney Bilbray
02:07:47
Thank you!
Meghan Kwast
02:07:50
@Colleen I would also be interested in a list of academic library plans for reopening through ALA or ACRL
rory brown
02:07:53
anyone
Ed Garcia
02:07:53
Perhaps a Connect page could be created to continue the discussion
Lisa Houde
02:07:55
SO glad I attended this today. Thank you all so much!
elizabeth maggio
02:07:57
Thanks for this!
Christina Frisbie
02:08:00
Thank you for all this information, and all the support! I'm an immunodeficient Library Assistant, with lots of anxiety about reopening and safety.
Sarah Scott
02:08:02
Thanks to all of the speakers and everyone who shared in the chat. This was great!
David Sastre
02:08:03
Thank you all - presenters and audience!
Gloria Rhodes
02:08:07
Thank you so much! Very informative!
Katherine Nussbaum
02:08:10
Thank you so much!!!
Melissa Cardenas-Dow
02:08:14
thank you!!!
Sheryl Reyes
02:08:16
We had more than 1,200 participants
Sarah Downing
02:08:17
Thanks. Loved reading all these comments.
Cheryl Siegman
02:08:20
Looking forward to the transcript that includes all the links.
Katie Rothley
02:08:20
It's been helpful, especially to get connected with others
Debbie Luchenbill
02:08:23
Thank you all!!
Ron Schachter
02:08:24
Thank you
Genevieve Maynard
02:08:24
So many links! Looking forward to going through them all!
Laurie Reese
02:08:25
I appreciate this session and the work of all the organizers and presenters so, so much. My beloved ALA/ALSC family!
Jane Ruback
02:08:29
Thanks to all the speakers and those who shared information!
Ebony Ross
02:08:29
Thank you
Billie Cotterman
02:08:30
Thank you for this meeting! I got a lot out of it, and will share with my fellow librarians and library staff.
moto x4
02:08:31
Thank you so much for all of the information and ideas
Paul Bethke
02:08:33
Thank you all, stay healthy!
Heather Mays
02:08:37
Lots of really useful information. Thank you
Ryan Tamares
02:08:37
Thank you!
Vania Arevalo
02:08:40
Thank you all
Debbie Winlock
02:08:47
Thank you!!!!
Melissa Walling
02:08:49
Here is the link for ALA Virtual Event again for those who missed it: https://2020.alavirtualevent.org/Sign up to attend the membership information session and virtual membership meeting on June 22nd: http://www.ala.org/membership/vmm
Beth Nawalinski
02:08:52
Lots of people are registering for the webinar Tracie mentioned. www.ala.org/united/legal
Emily DiGiulio
02:08:53
Thank you!
Sarah Scott
02:08:56
Thank you so much!
Christine Levitt
02:08:58
Thank you all so much!
Jennifer Rodríguez
02:08:58
Thank you!
Allie Lovette
02:09:00
Thank you!
Suzette Strickland
02:09:00
Thank you!!
Kristen Burkholder
02:09:01
Thank you all!
Lisa Pritchett
02:09:03
Thank you for this information.
Erica King
02:09:04
Thank you!
Megan Baird
02:09:05
I feel less alone now. Thank you for all the great information.
serhat açar
02:09:06
thank you all
Leslie Alter-Hage
02:09:08
Thank you to all the speakers, it was very interesting. I'm looking forward to exploring the many resources shared.
Kathleen Rhoades
02:09:09
thank you, keep calm and wash your hands!
Marilyn Tullis
02:09:09
Thank you!! Be safe everyone!!!
Linda Landi
02:09:11
Thank you!
Lisa Houde
02:09:12
Thank you Tracie and Wanda - hugs and kisses back to you! :)
Carol Gafford
02:09:13
Thank you everyone!
Katherine Nussbaum
02:09:13
#LibrariansUnite
sara weiner
02:09:15
thank you - take care
Ruthie Rochman
02:09:15
Many thanks to you all!
Tricia Greenstein
02:09:15
Thank y'all!
Katie Rothley
02:09:15
Needed that @Wanda Brown!
Doug Joubert
02:09:16
Hugs and kisses
Deb Baker
02:09:16
Right back at you!
Jess Witkins
02:09:16
THank you ALA!
Katie Rothley
02:09:17
Thank you
Kathleen Marx
02:09:19
Thank you!
serhat açar
02:09:21
be safe ramadan kareem
Sarah Scott
02:09:21
<3
Renee Ramos
02:09:22
thank you
Stephanie Pamphile
02:09:31
Thank you
Kevin Hawley
02:09:33
Thank you! Wash your hands, and stay safe!
Karen Schneider
02:09:33
Great job!!!!
Holly Hampton
02:09:33
Thank you!
Beth Nawalinski
02:09:37
Great session!
Martha Ramirez
02:09:38
thanks & bye!
Regina De la Vega
02:09:40
Good luck to you all.
Michelle Moore
02:09:41
bye and thank you
Sharron Lahey
02:09:41
Thanks!
Malak Chabkoun
02:09:46
Thanks, really useful information.
serhat açar
02:09:55
great session!
Tracie Hall
02:09:58
http://www.ala.org/advocacy/copyright
Kristen Tait
02:10:03
Thanks! Katie Rothley, happy to share (and hear) what our area libraries are doing - email me at Baldwin. Take care!
Elizabeth Churchville
02:10:11
Where will discussion be continued, if any? or a FAQ, etc. please