Executive Board Member-At-Large Special Election Sticky

With the election of NJLA Member-at-Large Leah Wagner to the position of First Vice President/President-Elect, the Executive Board must fill her vacant Member-at Large seat.  

At the first Board meeting of the new NJLA year on July 18, 2017 NJLA President Michael Maziekien and the Executive Board authorized a special NJLA election to fill this vacancy.  

At this time the NJLA Nominations and Elections Committee is seeking candidates for this great NJLA leadership opportunity.

Update:Breaking news! Governor Christie signed the NJ Construction Bond Act into law today. Sticky

It has been more than fifteen years since there has been a program for capital construction in New Jersey’s public libraries. Library buildings need to meet the evolving needs of our communities. The New Jersey Library Construction Bond Act (A222/S2171) authorizes $125,000,000 in general obligation bonds to finance capital projects in public libraries.  With the bill being signed into law it now moves on to the voters in November.

NJLA Statement on Inclusion Sticky

The New Jersey Library Association (NJLA) and its Members are proud that NJ libraries are places of inclusion where all are welcome.  We are committed to assuring that the collections and services we provide meet the needs of all New Jerseyans and will continue working to address any barriers to library service.

Advocacy for Highly Effective School Library Programs in New Jersey Sticky

The New Jersey Library Association, along with partners, is actively advocating for New Jersey students to have the opportunity to improve literacy and build information literacy skills taught by a state certified school library media specialist.  These skills will prepare New Jersey Students for college and beyond.

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2017-2018 NJLA Leadership Orientation
07/28/2017 - 9:30am to 3:00pm

Plainsboro Public Library

NJLA Advocacy Institute
09/15/2017 - 9:30am to 3:00pm

TBA

Library Maker's Toolkit
09/22/2017 - 9:30am to 4:15pm

South Brunswick Public Library

2017 Youth Services Forum
10/23/2017 - 8:45am to 3:00pm

Monmouth County Library, Manalapan

2017 Performers' Showcase
11/02/2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Monmouth County Library, Manalapan

VALE Conference
01/05/2018 - 8:30am to 4:00pm

Rutgers University, Busch Campus

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