Send a Letter to Your Legislators to Support the New Jersey Library Construction Bond Act (A222/S2171) Sticky

Public libraries in New Jersey need your help! 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) would authorize $125,000,000 in general obligation bonds to finance capital projects in public libraries.

Take Action: http://cqrcengage.com/alanj/app/write-a-letter?8&engagementId=338893

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.

Draft Resolution and Letters of Support for Library Boards Supporting School Libraries and Library Capital Construction Sticky

NJLA has created templates for a model resolutions for Public Library Board to pass in support of school library programs (https://njla.org/sites/default/files/NJLA-School-Library-Resolution_0.docx) in New Jersey and letters of support for the New Jersey Library Capital Construction Bond Bill (http://njlibrariesbuildcommunities.org/how-you-can-help/).

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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