NJLA Executive Board Application for Nomination by Petition Sticky

A strong, engaged, diverse and dedicated Executive board is key to the continued success, growth and evolution of our professional association.

The following positions are open for the Spring 2019 NJLA Executive Board Election.  (Terms start July 1st, 2019)

Testimony before the New Jersey State Board of Education Sticky

Testimony before the New Jersey State Board of Education

January 2, 2019

By Patricia Tumulty, Executive Director

New Jersey Library Association

NJLA Statement on the Minimum Wage Legislation

The New Jersey Library Association has concerns about raising the minimum wage to $15.00 an hour for student pages.  All libraries use student pages to do tasks such as shelving and organizing books and other library materials. These tasks are essential to the maintenance of the library but do not require additional education or advanced skills.   These page positions are short term or seasonal positions. Students often take these positions to see if they would be interested in a career in library science in the future.

2018-2019 NJLA Public Policy Legislative Priorities

2018-2019 NJLA Public Policy Legislative Priorities

Per Capita Library Aid (A3801/S2668)

  • Description: Makes $10.5 million supplemental appropriation for increased Per Capita

Library Aid from Property Tax Relief Fund.

  • Status:
    • Assembly:  referred to Appropriations Committee
    • Senate: referred to Budget and Appropriations Committee

School Library Media Specialist Required Ratio (A1995/S2394)

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