John Foglia cropped State Library Appoints John Foglia as Interlibrary Loan Supervisor and Reference Librarian

Posted November 20, 2015 by

John Foglia has joined the State Library Information Center as Interlibrary Loan supervisor and reference librarian. He comes to the library from Ocean County College Library where his duties included reference and instruction. In addition to providing  reference service, John will manage all aspects of the inter-library loan service including administering and customizing system software […] Read More

NJ Women's Conference Logo New Jersey Conference on Women – New afternoon panelists and small-group round-table discussions have been added!

Posted November 20, 2015 by

The NJ Department of Children and Families’ (DCF) Division on Women (DOW) will host its 2015 NJ Conference on Women on December 1, 2015, at Pines Manor in Edison, NJ. The cost is $30 per person to attend. Come explore issues of importance through this year’s dynamic keynote speaker, Sallie Krawcheck, owner of global women’s professional […] Read More

Foundation center-1 State Library recognized for 40+ years as a Foundation Network Partner

Posted November 10, 2015 by

The State Library recently was recognized for more than 40 years of cooperation with the Foundation Center providing resources for nonprofits in the community. Since 1974 the library has worked actively with the Center to inform nonprofits and individuals on the resources available to them. In the letter presented with the certificate, the Foundation Center’s […] Read More

snapshotnj8x6 Snapshot Day at the State Library

Posted November 10, 2015 by

Recently the State Library participated in the statewide snapshot day initiative. Information gained through snapshot day includes reasons why individuals love using their library.  People commented on the fact that they appreciate our comprehensive collections like law and genealogy; they acknowledged the helpfulness and friendliness of the staff at the library; and commended us for […] Read More

Eileen-Morales-240x160 State Library Appoints Eileen Morales as New Grants Manager

Posted November 5, 2015 by

Reporting to the Deputy State Librarian for Library Support Services, Eileen is responsible for researching and identifying new funding opportunities from private and public sources to help meet program objectives and expand the activities and services of the New Jersey State Library. This will include preparing grant proposals and administering grants received by the State […] Read More

LEAP-Logo-Final-Outlines NJ State Library and NJ Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired Partner to Offer Library Equal Access Program (LEAP)

Posted November 5, 2015 by

Reading Magnification and Audio Assistive Software Training Available at Select NJ Public Libraries The New Jersey State Library and the New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CBVI) have joined forces to launch the Library Equal Access Program (LEAP), an initiative that will offer beginner level assistive technology software training for New Jersey […] Read More

BARD Mobile icon2 BARD Mobile app update is here for iOS!

Posted October 30, 2015 by

We are pleased to inform you that the BARD Mobile app for iOS mobile devices has been updated.  Version 1.1 can be downloaded from the Apple App Store. According to the National Library Service for the Blind and Handicapped, this updated version of the app includes the following features:  Built-in sleep timer New setting that […] Read More

Lee, Lopez, Drayton, Nowlin, Blatt Adult Services Forum Focuses on Librarians Making a Positive Change

Posted October 27, 2015 by

On Oct. 26, 2015, the Reference and Diversity & Outreach Sections of the NJ Library Association and the NJ State Library sponsored the 7th Annual Adult Services Forum –  “Librarians: Agents of Positive Community Change.” The Monmouth County Library Headquarters, Manalapan, hosted the event. Keynote speaker Erica Freudenberger, director of the Red Hook, NY, Public […] Read More

US Docs info available As a depository, the New Jersey State Library offers you great access to U.S. Government Information

Posted October 22, 2015 by

Because the New Jersey State Library is a depository for U.S. government publications, they are available for free public use. Any time you have a question, our trained librarians are available to assist you. As a Federal Depository library,the  State Library has a wonderful collection of U.S. Government documents including access to resources offered by […] Read More