New Jersey Library Association Statement on Privatization Sticky

Free access to information is an essential component for any democratic society. Historically, strong local public libraries have provided this service to New Jersey residents.

Statement of the New Jersey Library Association Opposing the Privatization of the Vineland Public Library Sticky

Good evening.  I am Patricia Tumulty, Executive Director of the New Jersey Library Association. The New Jersey Library Association is the oldest and largest library organization in the state. We were established in 1890 to improve library services to all residents of New Jersey.

NJLA strongly opposes the privatization of the Vineland Public Library.  This is not the first time this corporation has been in New Jersey. We opposed previous efforts by this corporation to privatize libraries in New Jersey before and we do so now.

Support Disaster Relief Funds for Florida, Texas and Abroad Sticky

Florida: Visit the Florida Library Association's homepage to make a donation, http://www.flalib.org/.

Texas: All persons wishing to help financially are encouraged to donate online to the TLA Disaster Relief Fund.

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.

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