Registration is Now Open for New Directors Training 2019

The next annual New Directors’ Orientation will be held on February 20 and 27, 2019, 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 workshop 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 be in attendance, as well as other State Library staff who can 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. Please register HERE.