Minutes for the CTLA Meeting of October 19, 2002
J/S Educational Concepts at the Hilton Oak Lawn, 9333 S. Cicero Avenue hosted the CTLA meeting at 8:30 am. The hosts names are Richard Simons, Joe Vulpone, and Susan Raye. The program consists of idea exchange and family reading night discussion. We also had direct representatives for: ABDO, Booksource, Lerner, Raintree UXL, Millbrook/21st Century, and Marshall Cavendish/Benchmark Books. There were drawings for free books, book reviews, food and fun.
The meeting was opened with minutes read from the last meeting and the treasury report was given. Kathy Ryan, our director, thanked the venders for sponsoring the meeting and she also acknowledges the retires. Gwen Hilary and Barbara Fields retired in June and were honored at that time and Diane Walker will retire in December. They are regional librarians and their positions will be open for those who are interested. The topics Cathy Ryan discussed are as follows:
Dates to consider:
Nov. 1, family literacy night
Nov. 7-9, ISLMA volunteers needed
Nov. 18-24, Childrens' Book Week
Nov. 21, Illinois family Reading Night
Nov. 23, Book-a-Mania
Next meeting will be Nov. 16.