logo Climate Change Toolkit Offers Insight into Potential Hazards

November 25, 2014 Climate change is resulting in unpredictable and severe weather. In addition to increased risk of wildfires and drought, sea level rise will affect millions. The U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit provides information on how to prepare for and mitigate the potential hazards of climate change. The toolkit includes planning assistance, case studies, and […] Read More

IRS Form IRS Tax Forms Order Form Arriving Shortly

November 19, 2014 The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that the agency will continue to deliver 1040 EZ forms to public libraries that are participating in the Tax Forms Outlet Program (TFOP). TFOP offers tax products to the American public primarily through participating libraries and post offices. The IRS will distribute new order forms to […] Read More

ABC mouse from google images Newest JerseyClicks Database for Libraries: ABCmouse, an Early Learning Resource

ABCmouse is the newest free database available through JerseyClicks for any public or school library for children ages 2 – 6 (and up). ABCmouse.com is a comprehensive online learning resource that includes language and literacy, math, social studies, arts, and music. This award-winning resource offers an engaging, professionally designed curriculum for children in preschool, Pre-K, […] Read More

stack of books New Books List – 2014-3

If you’re looking for something to read, check out the State Library’s latest selected 2014-3 New books List. We’ve acquired some great titles in the areas of business, computers, foundations, history, libraries, medicine and health, and science and nature as well as New York Times best seller titles. We have also added a new subject […] Read More

Isaiah Medina and Corrie Peterson 1 Fifteen NJ Libraries Receive LEGO Maker Space Toolkits

November 6, 2014 As a result of the first-ever Maker Faire hosted at the White House in June, LEGO Systems, Inc. and the American Library Association’s Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) launched the Junior Maker program to bring Junior Maker Spaces to libraries in each state. The project focuses on giving children, ages […] Read More

Teenagers in library New Jersey State Library distributes $3.6 million to Public Libraries

November 6,2014 $3.6 million has been awarded to the public libraries of New Jersey through the Per Capita State Aid program.  Funding for this essential program is provided through the New Jersey Legislature in support of the partnership between local libraries and the State of New Jersey for the provision of quality library service for the residents of New […] Read More

Doris Murphy helping a patron while at the Reference desk resized Snapshot Day at the State Library – Oct. 17, 2014

October 30, 2014 Friday, Oct. 17, was the State Library’s designated day to participate in New Jersey’s annual Snapshot Day.  During the month of October, libraries across the state measure their importance to their communities during a typical day, not just in numbers or statistics, but in pictures and videos, as well. Libraries were able to pick any day during […] Read More

Kathy Brunet, Daryl Lynn George, Robert White 4 Adult Services Forum Focuses on Advocacy & Marketing

October 30, 2014 (updated Nov. 7, 2014) The 6th Annual Adult Services Forum, was sponsored by the New Jersey State Library,  the New Jersey Library Association and LibraryLinkNJ at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters on Monday, Oct, 27, with the theme: “Advocacy, Marketing and More.” Over 130 librarians from across the state attended the day-long event which featured workshop […] Read More