atlanticcountylibrary After a Storm, Some Seek Shelter in Library Stacks

Posted January 28, 2015 by

Just a few hours before a snowstorm was forecasted to barrel into South Jersey on Monday, Janet Arabia, of Linwood, was getting prepared. She wasn’t buying a shovel or milk, though — she was checking out James Patterson’s novel “Private Vegas” from the Somers Point branch of the Atlantic County Library System. “We’re ready,” she […] Read More

heritagehealthinfologo Heritage Health Information Survey

Posted January 28, 2015 by

Stand up and be counted! Give your collection a voice by taking part in the Heritage Health Information Survey 2014: A National Collections Care Survey. The deadline has been EXTENDED to February 13, 2015! If you have not had the opportunity to complete your survey, now is the time. Invitations to participate were sent to […] Read More

default-logo First Student to Graduate from NJSL’s Career Online High School Program Tells Her Story

Posted January 23, 2015 by

Article from the Camden County Library System 2015 Spring Newsletter: In the fall, Camden County Library received a grant from the New Jersey State Library and the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development to offer 35 scholarships to Career Online High School, a program that offers the chance to earn an accredited high school diploma online through a partnership with the New Jersey State Library and Cengage Learning. After candidates were selected by the library, Cengage […] Read More

EMI_logo Participate in EMI’s Flooding Virtual Tabletop Exercise

Posted January 21, 2015 by

Flooding is the most common disaster our communities face, and as such, we should all be prepared to respond. As part of the 2015 VTTX series, FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute is conducting a four-hour exercise to help participants better coordinate their response operations with counterparts from local governments, state governments, federal agencies, private-sector organizations, and nongovernmental […] Read More

FEMA logo Building a Cultural Preparedness Network

Posted January 21, 2015 by

FEMA News Release FDRC/FIRC Helps Cultural Community Build Preparedness Network EATONTOWN, N.J. – On the sunny morning of September 15, 2014, members of New Jersey cultural resources community gathered at the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Sandy Recovery Office to talk about the challenges they face in protecting the state’s cultural resources and figure out ways […] Read More

webjunction_logo WebJunction Courses For NJ Libraries

Posted January 16, 2015 by

  Information for NJ librarians:   WebJunction’s free, online course catalog has over 25 self-paced, online courses on library topics, as well as over 100 curated webinar archives ready and available when you are. Create a free WebJunction learner account today, and you’ll find a wide range of topics, including Customer Service, Library Management, and […] Read More

CFPB-Article-201407181129 Information from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Posted January 16, 2015 by

Library Financial Education Webinar Series Tune in to our monthly webinar series intended to instruct library staff on how to discuss financial education topics with their patrons. From time to time, we will also invite experts from other government agencies and nonprofit organizations to speak on other key topics of interest, too, so watch for […] Read More

Christina Cucci Saddle River, NJ, Library Media Specialist Selected as Emerging Leader

Posted January 15, 2015 by

The New Jersey Association of School Librarians (NJASL), the professional organization for school librarians in the state of New Jersey, is pleased to announce that Christina Cucci, library media specialist at Reynolds School in Upper Saddle River, has been selected to participate in the American Library Association’s (ALA) 2015 class of Emerging Leaders. The ALA Emerging Leaders program is designed to […] Read More

nedcclogo NEDCC’s Digital Directions Conference Comes To the East Coast!

Posted January 15, 2015 by

DIGITAL DIRECTIONS Fundamentals of Creating and Managing Digital Collections August 3-5, 2015 Raleigh Convention Center Raleigh, North Carolina SAVE THE DATE  –  Registration Now Open! Guided by a faculty of national experts, join colleagues from institutions large and small for two and a half days of instruction on best practices and practical strategies for the […] Read More