2018 Adult Services Forum

9th Annual Adult Services Forum
Everyday Adult Services

Monday, October 22, 2018 | 9am - 3:00pm

Monmouth County Library - Headquarters, Manalapan
125 Symmes Dr., Manalapan Township, NJ 07726

$35 - NJLA Members | $52.50 - Non-members | $17.50 - Student

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Registration is a commitment to pay regardless of attendance.

Registration Deadline: Friday, October 12

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Welcome Address

Keynote: Lee Price, Director of Development, Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts


  • Genealogy: Helping Patrons Build Their Family Tree (Tierney Miller, Cherry Hill Public Library; Regina Fitzpatrick, New Jersey State Library; Paula Manzella, Burlington County Library)
  • Get into the Groove, Reintroducing Vinyl Records into Your Music Collection with Nicholas Van Dorn: Senior Librarian at Nutley Public Library and Part-Time Librarian at the Woodbridge Public Library (Nicholas Van Dorn, Nutley Public Library)

Break for Lunch (select options below)


  • How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Adult Summer Reading (Claire Schmeider, Cherry Hill Public Library)
  • OMG, I'm an Outreach Librarian! (Nancy Berkenfeld, Elizabeth Public Library; Deena Caswell, Cherry Hill Public Library; Stephen Felle, Talking Book & Braille Center; Ally Blumenfeld, Elizabeth Public Library)


  • Everyday Readers’ Advisory (C.L. Quillen, Spotswood Public Library; Ilene Lefkowitz, Denville Public Library)
  • Sector-Specific Cybersecurity Risk and Best Practices (Melissa Pisaniello, Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst | Investigator 3, New Jersey Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Cell | NJCCIC, New Jersey State Police | NJSP)

Also at ASF!

  • The NJLA Store will be at the Adult Services Forum this year--shop between sessions!
  • The Public Policy Committee will provide updates on various legislative priorities for New Jersey libraries.
  • The Intellectual Freedom Subcommittee will host a information table covering current hot topics.
  • Learn about the New Jersey State Library’s IMLS-funded Cross Cultural Communicators in Libraries project.
  • Keep up with the Member Services Committee by visiting their table.
Event Time: 
October 22, 2018 - 9:30am to 3:30pm

Monmouth County Library, Manalapan

Contact Info: 

NJLA Reference Section, Kerry Weinstein, President, kerrylweinstein@gmail.com