Longtime New Jersey Library Trustee and NJLTA Board Member, Art Carlson passed away on July 16, 2016. The obituary is available here: http://obits.nj.com/obituaries/starledger/obituary.aspx?n=arthur-carlson...
Public library trustees have the opportunity to make meaningful contributions to the quality of life of their communities. Now more than ever before, New Jersey's public libraries rely on the wisdom, insights, diligence, and influence of their trustees. This site is designed to provide information and resources to guide trustees in their work as they promote the strength and stability of their libraries and as they advocate for support at all levels of government.
New Jersey Library Trustee Updates
The 10th New Jersey State Library Trustee Institute will be held on September 10, 2016, 9am to 4pm.
RE-ENVISIONING THE FUTURE OF PUBLIC LIBRARIES WITH SPECIAL GUEST: MAUREEN SULLIVAN CONSULTANT & ADVISOR TO THE ASPEN INSTITUTE, AND FORMER ALA PRESIDENT
Library Trustees have the responsibility for maintaining adequate financial support for their libraries. Board members should forge good relationships with their local governments. To do this it is important to know exactly how your local government operates. Read the BCCLS Advocacy Committee's Trustee Info and Action Sheet.