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The New Jersey Library Association’s Response to the Woodbridge Board of Education’s Unanimous Vote to Eliminate School Librarians

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:20am

The New Jersey Library Association’s Response to the Woodbridge Board of Education’s Unanimous Vote to Eliminate School Librarians
May 23rd, 2017

Tags: Executive Board Statements and Resolutions
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Position Paper on Political Speech/Campaigning at Public Libraries

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 2:38pm

MEMORANDUM
To: Patricia Tumulty, NJLA
From: Frank Corrado
Date: March 20, 2017
Re: Political Speech/Campaigning at Public Libraries

Tags: Executive Board Statements and Resolutions
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NJLA President, Chris Carbone's Statement to Woodbridge School Board

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 12:22pm

Good evening.  My name is Chris Carbone, President of the NJ Library Association and Director of the South Brunswick Public Library.

As the leader of a tax funded, local government educational institution, I understand the harsh realities of budgets, tax rates, making hard choices and setting priorities.

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Send a Letter to Your Legislators to Support the New Jersey Library Construction Bond Act (A222/S2171)

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 8:49am

Public libraries in New Jersey need your help! It has been more than fifteen years since there has been a program for capital construction in New Jersey’s public libraries. Library buildings need to meet the evolving needs of our communities. The New Jersey Library Construction Bond Act (A222/S2171) would authorize $125,000,000 in general obligation bonds to finance capital projects in public libraries.

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Federal Budget Cuts

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 5:24pm

Update on Federal Budget Cuts

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NJLA Library Advocacy Fortnight

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 3:16pm

Join us this April 3 to 17 as library staff and supporters visit the local offices of NJ legislators to talk about the roles of our libraries in our communities and schools as well as the legislative agenda of the New Jersey Library Association.  Our organization is advocating for four bills:

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NJLA Statement on Inclusion

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 1:56pm

The New Jersey Library Association (NJLA) and its Members are proud that NJ libraries are places of inclusion where all are welcome.  We are committed to assuring that the collections and services we provide meet the needs of all New Jerseyans and will continue working to address any barriers to library service.

Tags: Executive Board Statements and Resolutions
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