NJLA Newsletter

The New Jersey Libraries NEWSletter is one of the official publications of the New Jersey Library Association and serves as a vehicle for communication of library issues and activities among the members of NJLA.

The New Jersey Libraries NEWSletter is published 4X/year.

Newsletter Publication Schedule & Article Submission Deadlines

  • Fall - September 1st; Article Submission Deadline: July 1st
  • Winter - December 1st; Article Submission Deadline: October 1st; ads due 12/1
  • Spring - March 1st; Article Submission Deadline: January 2nd; ads due 3/1
  • Summer - June 1st; Article Submission Deadline: April 1st; ads due 5/25

2016-17 Editorial Themes

  • Fall 2017: Speak Freely!
  • Winter 2017-18: The Future in Libraries
  • Spring 2018: Books & Reading
  • Summer 2018: Civic Engagement
  • Fall 2018: Incoming president's theme

Please email all article ideas to the Newsletter Editor before the article submission deadline.

The editor will read all ideas, then contact you with writing details and deadlines.


Click here to advertise in the NJLA Newsletter

NJLA Newsletters


NJLA Newsletter, Fall 2014

Vision, Focus, Conviction:Branding to Make a Better BCC Library, 1
A New Brand and New Purpose at Glen Ridge Public Library, 1
Message from the President, 2
Letter from the Executive Director, 3
Note from the Editor, 3
Logo Contest at Monmouth County Library, 4
What Do They Think of Us? RUL Brand Assessment, 5
People & Places Around the State, 10

PDF icon Fall 2014 final.pdf
Branding or Rebranding Your Library

Summer 2014

Idea Farm Grows in Old Bridge 1
Library as “Techie” Incubator 1
Message from the President 2
Letter from the
Executive Director 3
Note from the Editor 3
Inspiring Writers During “NaNoWriMo” 4
Music to Their Ears: A Tale of Two Libraries 5
People & Places
Around the State 10
Advertisers’ Index 12
Write for the Next Issue 12

PDF icon Summer2014.pdf
Library as Incubator

Spring 2014

  • Reimagine, Refresh, and Trans-form: Benefits of Strategic Plan-ning for Libraries
  • Planning on a Positive Note
  • NJLA Strategic Plan Update
  • Crafting the Role of Your Library Board in Planning
  • Planning Resources from NJSL
PDF icon Spring2014.pdf
Strategic Planning

Winter 2013

  • The Library District Concept: What Is It and What Good Would It Be?
  • Finding Grants from Private Sources
  • Employee Volunteer Funding Opportunities
  • How a Library Foundation Helped OCL Increase Funding
  • Have No Fear of Library Districts
PDF icon winter_2013.pdf
Library Funding