The September 17, 2019 Preservation Interest Group meeting on the emergency planning was attended by 11 people representing 10 mostly Capital District institutions. One attendee was from Jefferson County Community College in Watertown, New York!
Facilitators Ann C. Kearney and Karen E. Kiorpes, led a discussion on simple and inexpensive ways to plan for emergencies in libraries and cultural organizations.
The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 9:30 - 11:00 am at CDLC. The topic will be Integrated Pest Management.
Karen mentioned that she is part of the Capital Region Alliance for Response. This is a group designed to strengthen networks that can respond to disasters in the area. They have a low profile now, but they are looking ot begin a newsletter and continuing education opportunities.
Discussion of writing emergency plans:
Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 9:30-11:00 am
The topic is Integrated Pest Management.
We’ll talk about your experiences with library and museum pests, and discuss how Integrated Pest Management initiatives—institution-wide policies that make prevention everyone’s responsibility—can be incorporated into the management of collections of any size.Bring any and all questions related to pests!
For more information and to register, visit https://cdlc.libcal.com/calendar/ig/pests