Reference Services Committee
 Meetings and Agendas

 Purpose: The purpose of the Reference Services Committee to provide a formal structure through which CAMLS area reference librarians can act to
enhance the quality of library services in the CAMLS area by:

  • providing continuing education opportunities in special subject areas;
  • sharing information and ideas;
  • exploring new technologies and methodologies for improved reference services.

Approved by the CAMLS Board of Trustees May 9, 1983.

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2001-2002 meetings and programs - open to all staff from CAMLS member libraries
Meeting times: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Date : Thursday, September 6, 2001
Topic : "Who is "M&M"? What Teens Are Listening To: A Pop Music Update"
Speaker(s): Cheryl Kuonen, Young Adult Librarian, Mentor Public Library, Laura Leonard, YA/Tech Services Manager, Twinsburg Public Library, Jennifer Stencel, Youth Librarian, Richfield BRanch - Akron-Summit County Public Library, Twinsburg Teen Council
Location : Twinsburg Public Library
Description : Joint meeting with Young Adult Committee. Revitalize your knowledge of what artists are in the teen scene, learn of resources to keep you updated, and the main attraction: feedback on musical trends from the local Twinsburg Library Teen Council. Please feel free to share any ideas/programs you use to gather insight into the musical trends of teens.

Meeting Agenda
Date : Thursday, December 13, 2001
Topic : Equipping staff to deal with problem behavior
Speaker(s): John Dunn, Security Specialist at Cuyahoga County Public Library
Location :
Independence Library - CCPL, 6361 Selig Drive, Independence, Ohio
Description: The interpersonal aspect of security. Mr. Dunn will speak about how a library should position themselves with policies and guidelines and what resources are available for problem patrons.
Date : Thursday, April 11, 2002
Topic : Today's Author, Tomorrow's Classis
Speaker(s): Melanie Deutsch
Location : Parma Regional Library - CCPL
Description: Which of today's books will be on college required reading lists in 2040? Just what is a "classic" anyway? Join us for a lively discussion and some crystal gazing to determine "tomorrow's classis". 

2001-2002 Committee Officers
Chair: Cheryl Kuonen, Mentor Public Library
Secretary: Lynne Welch, Herrick Memorial Public Library
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