Three N.J. Libraries Recognized for Multicultural Programming

long shot 3New Jersey State Librarian Mary Chute honored three 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 May 18. Each library received a $1000 award.

See & download the photos from our Flickr page!

“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.”

Winning libraries were:

Luis Rodriguez, president of LaCasa Dominicana, Maureen Frank, director of the Atlantic City Library, Merydawilda Colon, executive director of Stockton Center for Community Engagement, Heather Perez, archivist at Atlantic City Library, State Librarian Mary Chute
Luis Rodriguez, president of LaCasa Dominicana, Maureen Frank, director of the Atlantic City Library, Merydawilda Colon, executive director of Stockton Center for Community Engagement, Heather Perez, archivist at Atlantic City Library, State Librarian Mary Chute

 

Atlantic City Free Public Library – Atlantic City Experience: La Ciudad Atlantica

 

 

 

 

 


Mimi Hui, director of Hasbrouck Heights, State Librarian Mary Chute
Mimi Hui, director of Hasbrouck Heights, State Librarian Mary Chute

 

Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights – Multicultural Celebration- Focus on Asian Cultures

 

 


Christopher Carbone, director of the South Brunswick Library, State Librarian Mary Chute
Christopher Carbone, director of the South Brunswick Library, State Librarian Mary Chute

 

South Brunswick Public Library – Cultural Conversations

 

 

 


 

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.