MEETING NOTES for DECEMBER 9
© Capitol Choices, 2011
CAPITOL CHOICES MEETING NOTES
Friday, December 9, 2011
Wendy Lukehart, Julie Dietzel-Glair, Valerie Diamond, Kathleen Neil, Micki Freeny, Alicia Blowers, Colleen Beaupre, Jamie Watson, Todd Krueger, Katherine Regeimbal, Michelle Miller, Pam Rogers, Ruth Compton, Kathie Meizner, María Gentle, Trish Brown, Sylvie Shaffer, Rachel Wood, Mary Alice Garber, Jewell Stoddard, Joan Kindig, Blair Christolon, Vicki Velsey, Lynda Adamson, Kathy Isaacs, Rebecca Purdy, Bridget Harvey, Lena Gonzalez Berrios, Teresa Cain, Rhonda Belyea, Jane Dorfman, Sarah McNeil, Annette Klause, Kathie Weinberg, Marianne Baker, Edie Ching, Lisa Cosgrove-Davies, Maria Salvadore, Elissa Weber
- NPR’s Backseat Book Club recommends a book each month for children who like to read. For information, see http://www.npr.org/series/141728003/nprs-back-seat-book-club.
- Nominations will remain open for the 2012 list until January 6 even though books nominated after the December meeting will not appear on the ballot. After discussion on January 13, groups will decide which of these newly nominated books meets the qualifications to be one of one hundred.
- The ballot will be available on approximately December 17 with the deadline for voting at 9 AM on January 9.
- The Capitol Choices Board decided in its strategic planning over a year ago to rotate its membership. After January, the Board will have two vacancies. If you are interested, please contact a member of the Board. Sometime later, the Board will decide who might best, of those interested, fill the needs of the available slots.
- On Thursday, January 12, Kristi Jemtegaard’s retirement party will be held in the Arlington Central Library auditorium. Because of Kristi’s invaluable contributions to Capitol Choices, all members are welcome. Rachel Harlan, head of Youth Services at ACL, is collecting for a gift. If you would like to contribute, either contact Rachel or Lynda Adamson who will then connect you to Rachel.
- Terri Windling, an editor of fantasy anthologies who has charted the course of urban fantasy needs financial help for legal and health issues. Authors and illustrators have put together an auction of signed books, posters, manuscripts, and unusual objects to help Terri that is available through December 15. The site is http://magick4terri.livejournal.com/LiveJournal