diversity-tree-hands Applications Now Being Accepted for the 2016 Multicultural Program Award

Posted February 4, 2016 by

2016 Multicultural Program Award – Deadline, Tuesday, March 15, 2016 The New Jersey State Library is accepting applications for 3rd Annual Multicultural Program Award. The award honors outstanding library programs that increase understanding and promote multiculturalism through creative and sustainable cultural programming. The award provides a $1,000 honorarium, a certificate and statewide promotion of the […] Read More

logo-PSEG NJ State Library Receives $40,000 Grant from PSEG Foundation to Assist Libraries with Disaster Preparedness and Recovery

Posted January 20, 2016 by

The New Jersey State Library (NJSL) has received a $40,000 grant from the PSEG Foundation to support an online resource, Librarian’s Disaster Planning and Community Resiliency Toolkit, which enables libraries to effectively contribute to managing local disasters and help speed recovery of their communities. The grant will provide for the printing of 500 manuals, the […] Read More

LYRASIS_Logo NEH Preservation Assistance Grants Reminder and Free Webinars

Posted January 19, 2016 by

The 2016 deadline for Preservation Assistance Grants is May 3, 2016, and it’s already time to start planning your project. Preservation Assistance Grants provide up to $6,000 for small and mid-sized institutions such as libraries, museums, historical societies, archival repositories, cultural organizations, town and county records offices, and colleges and universities, to improve collections care […] Read More

Guitars Tales Told in Word & Song at the NJ State Library

Posted January 11, 2016 by

On Wednesday, January 6, Gordon Thomas Ward  brought a new dimension to the State Library’s Author Talk Series by presenting the history and legends of the Bernardsville area, where he grew up, in song.  He began with “Welcome to Your History,” and then explained his fascination with history came from the historic house he grew […] Read More

The Link logo-A newsletter The latest edition of The LINK – January 2016

Posted December 31, 2015 by

In the latest edition of The LINK you’ll find What’s new in Lunchtime Learning How to strengthen your management skills without leaving your office New statistical databases at the State Library Look over the latest edition of The LINK or view back issues to find out more about what the State Library Information Center offers […] Read More

Comcast-Newsmakers-Trans-320-x-240 Comcast Newsmakers’ Interview with Andrea Levandowski, Reference Librarian of the State Library’s Funding Information Center

Posted December 22, 2015 by

Comcast Newsmakers’ Jill Horner speaks with Andrea Levandowski, Reference Librarian of Instruction and Funding Information at the State Library, about NJSL’s Funding Information Center. Since 1974, the NJ State Library has been a Funding Information Network partner of Foundation Center, a nonprofit headquartered in New York whose mission is to strengthen the social sector by […] Read More

lwd NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development Announces Two Grant Funding Opportunities for NJ Libraries

Posted December 15, 2015 by

Expanding opportunities for New Jersey job-seekers to connect with employment and training resources, the Christie Administration announced back in April 2015 an innovative partnership with local public libraries across the state during the New Jersey Library Association annual conference in Long Branch. The $2.5 million initiative will strengthen local communities and the Garden State economy […] Read More

library-link_jpg Kathy Schalk-Greene Appointed Executive Director of LibraryLinkNJ

Posted December 2, 2015 by

The Executive Board of LibraryLinkNJ -The New Jersey Library Cooperative announced that Kathy Schalk-Greene, former director of the Mount Laurel Library, has accepted the position of Executive Director. She will assume her new position on December 28. She has been a distinguished and visionary member of the New Jersey library community for over 35 years, […] Read More