Karen Avenick, NJLA Past President, died recently. Karen was a true library champion. She was the retired assistant director of the Camden County Library System. She held numerous positions in NJLA prior to serving as president in 2002-2003. After her retirement from Camden County Library System she worked for several years for NJLA providing consulting assistance for library trustees and friends groups. NJLA is accepting donations for a scholarship to be given this year in Karen’s name.