NJLA Newsletter

The New Jersey Libraries NEWSletter is one of the official publications of the New Jersey Library Association and serves as a vehicle for communication of library issues and activities among the members of NJLA.

The New Jersey libraries NEWSletter is published 4X/year.

Please email all article ideas to Megan McCarthy by these dates

Spring issue: January 2

Summer: April 1

Fall: July 1

Winter issue: October 1

The editor will read all ideas, then contact you with writing details and deadlines.

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NJLA Newsletters


Summer 2014

Idea Farm Grows in Old Bridge 1
Library as “Techie” Incubator 1
Message from the President 2
Letter from the
Executive Director 3
Note from the Editor 3
Inspiring Writers During “NaNoWriMo” 4
Music to Their Ears: A Tale of Two Libraries 5
People & Places
Around the State 10
Advertisers’ Index 12
Write for the Next Issue 12

Library as Incubator

Spring 2014

  • Reimagine, Refresh, and Trans-form: Benefits of Strategic Plan-ning for Libraries
  • Planning on a Positive Note
  • NJLA Strategic Plan Update
  • Crafting the Role of Your Library Board in Planning
  • Planning Resources from NJSL
Strategic Planning

Winter 2013

  • The Library District Concept: What Is It and What Good Would It Be?
  • Finding Grants from Private Sources
  • Employee Volunteer Funding Opportunities
  • How a Library Foundation Helped OCL Increase Funding
  • Have No Fear of Library Districts
Library Funding

Fall 2013

  • Play, Create, Innovate: Studio M at Monroe Twp. Library
  • ‘Made’ in Piscataway: A New Space for Dreamers and Doers
  • Message from the President
  • Letter from the Executive Director
  • Note from the Editor
  • Mini-makerspaces: ‘Make it’ What You Can!
  • People & Places Around the State
Creating our Futures