Registration in Advance Only Deadline: October 15, 2012
Lunch and refreshments are included.
Make your check or voucher payable to NJLA and enclose the form below.
9:00 Registration, Networking, and Coffee
9:45 KEYNOTE: Joe Sanchez, Rutgers University Play Between Spaces: Community, Relevance, and Authenticity in Adult Reference
10:45 Programs in Section A
A1 Here’s to Your Health A broad panel discussion focusing on health information provided by libraries. Presenters: Ingrid Betancourt, Newark Public Library Elsa Bruguier and Margaret Deng, Union County College Library Micki McInytre, UMDNJ Library A2 OverDrive and New Jersey Libraries: The Saga Continues How to download ebooks to various devices, and the current state of eBooks. Presenter: Melissa Brisbin, Cape May County Library
A3 Makerspaces A focus on how Makerspaces bring together creativity and innovation. Presenter: Steven Carter, Rutgers University Makerspace Assocation
11:45 Programs in Section B
B1 I’ll Take Content Creation for 100, Alex
A focus on the various ways of how libraries foster content creation and interactive lifelong learning. Time permitting, attendees will have the opportunity to play a Jeopardy © game written specifically for the Adult Services Forum.
Presenter: Alex Tretiak, Rockaway Township Public Library
B2 NJWorks@yourlibrary: Connecting Job Seekers to Resources Through
Key Partnerships What libraries do for job seekers and techniques used to enhance current services.
Presenter: Natasha Peter, NJ State Library
B3 NJLA Summer Reading Panel Ways to Engage Adult Readers During the Summer
Panelists: Chrissie McGovern, Matawan-Aberdeen Public Library Mary Eklund, Old Bridge Public Library
Visit the NJLA Store, “Gadget Garage,” and Member Services Committee Table
1:45 Programs in Section C
C1 If *They* Build It, They Will Come: Communities’ Collections @ Their Libraries A panel focusing on local artists’ information files; community involvement in library exhibits and programs; and scenes on the NJ Digital Highway. Panelists: Jared Ash, Newark Public Library
Meagan Denigris, Ocean County Public Library
Arthur Merchant, Clarence Dillon Public Library
C2 Transmedia Storytelling How to use multiple platforms to tell an engaging and interactive narrative. Presenter: Doug Baldwin, Cranbury Public Library
2:45 NJ State Library and NJLA Updates Raffle Drawing You must be present to win!
NJLA’s 4th Annual Adult Services Forum More Details can be Found on Our Wiki at tinyurl.com/njlaasf2012
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Manalapan, NJ 07726
Monmouth County Library