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2014 Adult Services Forum

Monday, October 27, 2014
Monmouth County Library Headquarters

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The 6th Annual Adult Services Forum: Sponsored by the New Jersey Library Association, the New Jersey State Library, and LibraryLinkNJ will take place the Monmouth County Library Headquarters on Monday, October 27th from 9:00 am-3:30 pm. This year’s theme is “Advocacy, Marketing and More”.

At the Forum, Mimi Lee, the State Library’s Adult, Urban and Diversity Specialist is teaming up with a panel of speakers from libraries who won the first annual Multicultural Program Award to share and highlight examples of successful cultural programming and community partnerships.


Multicultural Programming Showcase
Session I, 11:00-11:50 AM

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Come learn how the award winners have used their resources, staff skills, and community building to provide relevant library services and programming to their ever-changing multilingual and multicultural communities.

Speakers:
Donna Mansfield– “The Big Read”
Programming Coordinator, Monmouth County Library

Judy Macaluso– “African-American Family Reunions, History & Genealogy”
Supervising Librarian for Branch Services, Ocean County Library

Paulette Doe-Williams– “African Immigrants in New Jersey – A Celebration”
Librarian, Willingboro Public Library

Moderator:
Mimi Lee, Urban & Diversity Specialist, New Jersey State Library

It will be an excellent opportunity to learn how the award winners have used their resources, staff skills, and community building to provide relevant library services and programming to their ever-changing multilingual and multicultural communities.


About the Multicultural Program Award:
The New Jersey State Library honored three public libraries for conducting outstanding multicultural programs to engage cultural and ethnic communities in meaningful and effective partnerships at the New Jersey Library Association Annual Conference, on June 4, 2014.

About the Adult Services Forum & Reference Section:
The Adult Services Forum is organized and spearheaded by the Reference Section of NJLA and aims to provide opportunities for continuing education and discussion dealing with reference and adult services in New Jersey Libraries. For more information about the Reference Section, please visit njla.pbworks.com/w/page/12189913/Reference

To register:
Please visit adultservicesforum.info for a full description of programs. Online registration is available here: www.njla.org/content/adult-services-forum-2014

*Breakfast and lunch are included in the registration fee.

For inquires and comments, please contact Theresa Agostinelli, President/Reference Section, theresacahill@hotmail.com or Mimi Lee, Adult, Urban & Diversity Specialist, New Jersey State Library, mlee@www.njstatelib.org, 609-665-5978 x191.

 

 

 

 

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