4CLS will be closed on the following dates in 2016:
January 1 – New Year’s Day (Friday)
January 18 – Martin Luther King Day (Monday)
February 15 – Presidents Day (Monday)
May 30 – Memorial Day (Monday)
July 4 – Independence Day (Monday)
September 5 – Labor Day (Monday)
October 10 – Columbus Day (Monday)
November 11 – Veterans Day (Friday)
November 24 – Thanksgiving Day (Thursday)
November 25 – Day After Thanksgiving (Friday)
December 26 – Christmas Day (observed) (Monday)
These dates have been recorded in the System Calendar.
The minutes for the August Governing Council meeting have been posted to the Governing Council page.
You can access the minutes directly with this link.
The next Governing Council meeting is scheduled for November 20 in Oneonta (10:00 AM).
The results from the member satisfaction survey have been posted on the Steering Committee page.
Go directly to the results here.
The minutes of the June 17 Circulation/ILL meeting have been posted to the Circ/ILL Interest Group Page.
Also posted were a copy of the revised Last Copy Collection sign-up form and examples of confusing or illegible transit slips.
The Circ/ILL Interest Group page has also been updated to include links to the Library Codes List and the ILL Contacts List.
A spreadsheet (Excel) version of the Circulation Policy Map that was distributed at the May Governing Council meeting has been posted to the Governing Council Page. You can download the file directly here: http://libraries.4cls.org/4cls/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Copy-of-CircPolicyIntranet-01292015.xlsx
The minutes for the May 15 Governing Council meeting have been posted on the Governing Council Page.
The key decisions from the meeting:
- All Damage & Lost payments should be returned to the owning library
- For other bill types, payments of $10 or more should be sent to the billing library
- Payments below $10 can be kept by the library receiving the payment
This new program encourages members to purchase their computers and other equipment and software through the system. Program specifics can be found here.
To help in the Steering Committee’s work to draft a new plan of service, a survey has been developed to gauge the relative value and quality of 4CLS services. The input generated by this survey will be very helpful in the creation of the next plan.
The survey, and a helpful glossary of terms can be found on the Steering Committee page.
Also, you can use the direct links below. Please complete the survey by June 1. Directors, staff, volunteers, and board members are all invited to complete the survey.
Member Library Satisfaction Survey
Glossary of 4CLS Services
The minutes from the January 16 meeting of the 4CLS Board have been posted to the 4CLS Board Minutes page.
A Steering Committee has been set up to help plan and administer the upcoming System assessment and Plan of Service revision.
To help keep members in the loop, a section has been set up on the Intranet for the commitee’s roster, minutes, and any additional information. It is located under the ‘Groups’ heading.
You can navigate there directly by using this link: Steering Committee Page