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Woodturning Library

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A question for some of the club librarians out there. How have y'all been handling things during this season of virtual meetings? Suggestions for the coming transition to in-person or hybrid meetings? Suggestions for improvement in general?
 

Dave Landers

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I'm not our club librarian, but our library has just basically stopped. There was a request several months ago to return books and DVDs (to the drop-slot in our cabinet in the back of the Woodcraft store where we meet). But that's it as far as I know.

I do hear that our neighboring club has been doing a library day - by reservation, in their meeting place parking lot (librarian will have your request ready in the parking lot at the agreed-upon time). I think they've combined that with some sort of wood exchange, too.

Hope it helps
 
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The libraries for both of the clubs I belong to have stopped, too. In both cases the books are locked up at the meeting spaces we rent and both of those facilities are closed for the duration of the pandemic, so the books are inaccessible.
 
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We have a meeting hiatus during the summer and the library sits in my living room. With the virus, it has been there for nearly a year. The members are able to access it by dropping me an email, but in the 5 years I've been librarian, only once has anyone checked out materials at my home during summer or pandemic.
 
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