Mary Chute 1 Record Attendance at 2014 NJ Library Trustee Institute

Over 200 library trustees, administrators and directors from across New Jersey convened at the Sheraton Eatontown on Saturday, September 13, for the biennial New Jersey Library Trustee Institute. The topic was Advocacy & Political Action for Libraries with keynote speaker John Chrastka, executive director of EveryLibrary, discussing how to build voter support for library funding measures, […] Read More

The July 2014 edition of The LINK has some great information.

In the July, 2014 issue of the LINK find articles about: Additions to the HeinOnline database New Jersey 350 items: 101 great books and the Library’s display of the New Jersey Deed-Release-Indenture. Ideas for what to read next from the library’s book blog Using the Pronunciator database to learn a language Use this link to […] Read More

Angus Kress Gillespie reading passage landscape The “Greatest Highway of All Time” (in 1951)

As Garden Staters, we all, pretty much, take the New Jersey Turnpike for granted. It is a fast way to travel between the northeastern part of the state to the southeastern part, and to the bridges of New York, Philly and Delaware. On Wednesday, September 10, Angus Kress Gillespie, a professor of American Studies at Rutgers, […] Read More

Photo of person reading braille October is Blindness Awareness Month! Visit TBBC for an Open House

Want to see the inner workings of the New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC)? We invite you to join us for an open house on Tuesday, October 7th from 11am-2pm. TBBC members and all visitors are welcomed! Staff will answer questions about our services, introduce you to assistive technology, and give you […] Read More

beready September is National Preparedness Month: What You Can Do

If an emergency occurred tomorrow, would you be ready? September is National Preparedness Month. Sponsored by FEMA, National Preparedness Month aims to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to all types of emergencies, including natural disasters and potential terrorist attacks. National Preparedness Month is a time to prepare yourself and those in your […] Read More

Picture1 Health Insurance Marketplace (Affordable Care Act) 2014 Workshops

Health Insurance Marketplace (Affordable Care Act) 2014 Workshops The Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment period for 2015 begins November 15, 2014 and ends February 15, 2015. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is hosting a free 1‑day Marketplace training event for partners and stakeholders who provide general information or help educate consumers about the Marketplace, […] Read More

Corine Wegener, cultural heritage preservation officer, Office of the Under Secretary of History, Art and Culture. Conference Brings Together Partners in Collections Care and Preservation

Collections care professionals, volunteers, and emergency managers came together at Woodrow Wilson Hall, Monmouth University, West Long Branch for the New Jersey Collections Care Network’s statewide conference: “Cultural Institutions and Emergency Management: Partners in Emergency Response and Recovery.”  The June 30, day-long conference addressed important facets of emergency response and building local networks for collaborative mutual aid. […] Read More