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.


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NJLA Newsletters


Winter 2012/2013

  • From SWOT to SWAP: Schmooze or Lose
  • Undoing Dewey and Classifying With Color
  • Altering Our Programs to Fit Bilingual Children’s Needs
  • Offering Interactive Ways to Fit In at Hillsdale Library
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Finding Your Perfect Fit

Fall 2012

  • LibraryLinkNJ's Mobile Website & App Pilot Project
  • Monmouth University Library's Website Upgrades to 'Responsive Web Design'
  • How One Urban Library Went Mobile
  • Promoting Middletown Township Library's Mobile App
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Mobile Library Initiatives

Summer 2012

  • 'Book Buddies' Project Joins Teens and Kids
  • Building Community via Cable TV Shows
  • An Author Visit Gets Bernardsville Residents Talking
  • A Tribute to Our Beloved Norma Blake
  • How a Collaborative Aging-in-Place Program Builds Our Community and Increases Our Visibility
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Let’s Give Them Something to Talk About

Spring 2012

  • Explosions and Aftermath in Morristown
  • Disaster Planning Is Vital for Technology Too
  • Hurricane Irene Floods Parsippany's Children's Department
  • Free Resources to Help You Create a Disaster Plan

Newsletter: Spring2012.pdf

Disaster Preparedness & Recovery