New Jersey State Librarian Mary Chute honored four New Jersey libraries for conducting outstanding multicultural programs to engage cultural and ethnic communities in meaningful and effective partnerships during a breakfast at the New Jersey Library Association Annual Conference, on April 26.
“As State Librarian, I am extremely pleased to recognize our award recipients,” said Chute. “These programs are exceptional examples of libraries developing partnerships and delivering exceptional comprehensive cultural programming and promotion to their communities.”
Each library received a $1000 award presented by Chute and Mimi Lee, Diversity and Literacy Services Consultant for the NJ State Library.
Read about the awards at: https://www.njstatelib.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/2017njstatelibraryawards.pdf
Winning libraries were:
Bergenfield Public Library – One Town, Many Stories
Metuchen Public Library – Lunar New Year Celebration
Newark Public Library – The Rhythm and the Beat: Drums and Percussion in Latin America
Nutley Public Library – International Day