Welcome to the NJLA Newsletter homepage! The NJLA Newsletter is the official publication of the New Jersey Library Association, and serves as a vehicle for communication about library issues and the work of the Association. 

The NJLA Newsletter is published four times a year. The current schedule is below:

  • June 2021 Issue: Proposals due May 17, 2021; Published June 28, 2021
  • September 2021 Issue: Proposals due August 16, 2021; Published September 27, 2021
  • December 2021 Issue: Proposals due November 15, 2021; Published December 27, 2021
  • March 2022 Issue: Proposals due February 14, 2022; Published March 28, 2022

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Current Year Issues:

NJLA Newsletter June 2021- Vol. 19 Issue 1

Important Documents:

Writers Guidelines: please reference this document when submitting an article to the NJLA Newsletter! 

 Past Content: 

Below, you can find back-issues of the NJLA Newsletter.

Spring 2020

Spring 2020 Newsletter

Library Cons and Fandom

Winter 2019/20

Winter 2019/2020 Newsletter

Urban Libraries

Fall 2019

Fall 2019 Newsletter

Know Your Why

Summer 2019

 NEWSLetterSummer19-final.pdf
Annual Roundup

Spring 2019

 newsletter-spring-2019-final.pdf
Conference and Communication

Fall Winter 2018 2019

 NEWSletter-fall-2018.pdf
Engage and Inspire

Summer 2018

 NEWSLetterSummer18ed.pdf
Community Engagement

Spring 2018

 NEWSLetterSPRING2018ed.pdf
Books & Reading

Winter 2018

 NEWSLetterWINTER2018.pdf
The Future in Libraries

Fall 2017

 NEWSLetterFALL2017rev.pdf
Speak Freely

Summer 2017

 NEWSLetterSUMMER17.pdf
More Essential Than Ever

Spring 2017

 NEWSLetterSPRING2017rev.pdf
Narrowing the Margins

Winter 2016-2017 Vol. 14, No. 4

 NEWSLetterWINTER2017.pdf
Building Blocks

Fall 2016

 NEWSLetterFALL2016.pdf
Beyond the Box

Summer 2016

 NEWSLetterSummer2016REV.pdf

Schools and Our Libraries

Spring 2016

 Spring_2016.pdf
Safety and Security in Libraries

Winter 2015 - 2016

 Winter 2015-16 Final.pdf
NJLA is 125

FALL 2015

 Fall_2015.pdf
All Together Now

Summer 2015

 Summer_2015.pdf
Special Collections

Spring 2015

 Spring_2015.pdf
Money Matters At Your Library

NJLA Newsletter, Winter 2014-2015

 Winter_2014-15.pdf
Libraries on the Edge

NJLA Newsletter, Fall 2014

 Fall 2014 final.pdf
Branding or Rebranding Your Library

Summer 2014

 Summer2014.pdf
Library as Incubator

Spring 2014

 Spring2014.pdf
Strategic Planning

Winter 2013

 winter_2013.pdf
Library Funding

Fall 2013

 fall_2013.pdf
Creating our Futures

Summer 2013

 Summer2013.pdf
Working With New Technologies

Spring 2013

 Spring_2013.pdf
Budget Friendly Programs

Winter 2012/2013

 Winter_20122013.pdf
Finding Your Perfect Fit

Fall 2012

 fall.pdf
Mobile Library Initiatives

Summer 2012

 summer.pdf
Let’s Give Them Something to Talk About

Spring 2012

Newsletter: Spring2012.pdf

Disaster Preparedness & Recovery

Winter 2011

Newsletter: Winter2011.pdf

Policy Making

Fall 2011

Newsletter: Fall2011.pdf

ReTooling 4 Tomorrow

Summer 2011

Newsletter: summer2011.pdf

Recruiting and Serving Diverse Populations

Spring 2011

Newsletter: spring2011.pdf

Cultivating Political Relationships