NJ State Library New Directors Orientation

The next annual New Directors’ Orientation will be held on March 18 & 25, 2020, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the New Jersey State Library’s Talking Book and Braille Center (2300 Stuyvesant Avenue, Trenton, NJ 08618).

The two-day workshops will feature essential information for new library directors in the following areas:

  • Overview of New Jersey State Library services focusing on how we can help serve you in your new position as Library Director.
  • NJ Library Law
  • Purchasing Basics
  • Strategic Planning
  • Managing Library Staff
  • Budgets and Financial Reporting
  • Public Relations and Your Library
  • Working with Trustees and Elected Officials

This is a singular opportunity for new directors to learn the basics about their responsibilities, and to network with other new directors throughout the state. Mary Chute, State Librarian, will give an update on current issues. Meet our State Library consultants who will answer your questions about our services, and help you learn about our various departments.

Registration begins at 9:00 AM on both days. The State Library will be providing a continental breakfast and lunch.

For further information contact Nayomi Torres-Velez, Library Associate, ntorresvelez@njstatelib.org

About Tiffany McClary

Tiffany McClary is the Director of Communications, Marketing & Outreach for the New Jersey State Library. She coordinates marketing and public relations initiatives in order to enhance the reputation of the State Library, and promote the value of NJ libraries and the services and programs that they provide to residents.