March 11, 2012 6pm 60 Wall Street, Atrium
– Tucson book bomb: 3/1 reading, Sunset Park, next steps
-Illuminator debut and follow-up meeting, next steps
-Carmine Street, party-planning
-court dates/jail support
2. library working group business
-community agreements: let’s agree to agree!
3. upcoming actions
-Town Square in Ft. Greene 3/25
-other DA info
January 8, 2012 6pm, 60 Wall Street, Atrium
- book party 1/11 with DJ Spooky
- mobile library update: Scales’ reportback, books to churches, farms, other occupy’s, library programming while we don’t have a space
- consortium, digital libraries
- a physical space (revisited): final decisions on partnering w/bookstores, residencies, squats, other ideas?
#j17 Tuesday 1.17.12 12p – red cube @ liberty square march to wall street and then to the brooklyn bridge will be led by women and female-identified comrades glitter will be the theme of this march so bring lots of it- Mobile library presence?
- Charlie-Proposes that library no longer attends spokes councils–Betsy’s working on a proposal to reduce # of Spokes & GA’s/week
- SIS meeting Wednesday at 3PM
- Book Collection Reportback/Cataloging
- Office Staffing 1/13 1 person 1-5PM 1 person 5-9PM
- Scales-Actions that violate our principles of solidarity
- MONEY: WePay Account?/Leftover GA funds, Accounting wants our receipts & designated point-people in our minutes
- 12/20 Info/Com Hub Proposal Needs:
- Provide a public mission statement which does conflict with the NYCGA principals of solidarity
- Publish contact info on the NYCGA website. A working email or phone number will be required, and both should be provided if possible.
- Be based in NYC, and hold at least one open meeting per week within the five boroughs. The time and location of this meeting must be listed on the NYCGA website.
- Publish minutes from at least one meeting per week that demonstrate at least five members in attendance. (Groups will not be considered out of compliance with this guideline until attendance has been less than five members for three consecutive weeks)
November 13, 2011 6 pm, People’s Library
- Library’s relationship with Archives–strengthening ties (with folks from the Archives working group)
- Safer Spaces WG is requesting that OWS Library co-sponsor Community Accountability Agreement (please read document Michele emailed the group)
- Spokes Council report backs & discussion
- Organization has asked us to fill out a survey about our office space needs (this is the same thing Bill mentioned last week, but we’ve got more info now)
October 30, 2011, 6 pm, People’s Library
PLEASE NOTE THE NEW MEETING DAY AND TIME: Sundays at 6 pm (we’re going to do our best to have short meetings)
- Spokes Council and the Library (the proposal passed, so this seems like an important item to discuss first?)
- Fire extinguisher
- Meeting presence and the sentiments of those unable to attend
- Proper protocol for Emails
- Representation of self vs. library
- Oxford UP donation ($700)
October 22, 2011
Meeting at 1pm, Library, Liberty Plaza (with GUESTS from Finance, Town Planning, Structure, Mediation, Non Violent Communication, and GUEST Facilitator Sade)
- Finances, expenditures, and internal procedures regarding money, Up/Down vote on joining with GA finances (per consensus to do this at last meeting) (with GUEST from Finance)
- On site electricity (partly a matter of item 1, so it will depend how the procedures issue is settled—Eric is invited to comment on how he wants this phrased)
- Town Planning and the Library (with GUEST from Town Planning)
- Guest speakers in the library (this is my thing, which I’d love to discuss, but I can table it if more important matters come to the fore)
- Weather preparedness/library structures (possibly related to item 3)
- Spokes Council and how it affects the library (please read the proposal in advance at http://www.nycga.net/spokes-council/) (with GUEST from Structure)
- Occupy Wall Street Library at ALA Midwinter in Dallas January 21, 2012: who’s going, where’s the money coming from, our goals while there
- Internet issues, the nycga site and Library, the Internet Working Group possibly hosting our site
- Thaddeus and our policy on leaflets, zines, fliers, handouts, photocopied articles, and other forms of loose paper
- Silent reading technology
October 15, 2011
Meeting at 1pm, Library, Liberty Plaza
- What went down last night at camp
- Finance & the library–what relationship do we want to have with Finance, what do we want to do with our money
- Library representation at meetings
- Feedback and consensus on some technology questions:
- Blog Upkeep, hosting, URL, future?
- Social media password sharing?
- Electronic calendar scheduling?
- Email address options, new from GA or continue with current?
- Making laptops available for patrons?
- Power sources?
- Catalog entry?