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National Emergency Library - update

March 31st 2020

Based upon information from Auto-Graphics, I requested that Casey Confoy notify JerseyCat libraries that they could have access to the internet archives’ materials. I have since learned from further reading that this open access is opposed by a number of groups, primarily the Authors Guild, as materials still under copyright are being made freely available. Please read the link below from NPR before deciding to post the internet archives’ link to your website.    https://www.npr.org/2020/03/30/823797545/autho ...Continue Reading


A listserv requested by Andrea Levandowski that will include a group of librarians on business services in libraries. Created from ticket: 30367

Call for proposals: Entrelib 2020

March 13th 2020

Hello all,   *Entrepreneurship and Libraries Conference 2020* explores how libraries and librarians support entrepreneurship in their communities and campuses. Happening Nov. 11-13, 2020, in Durham, NC, Entrelib is open to the academic, public, and special library community, as well as our entrepreneurial ecosystem partners.  *The co-chairs invite proposals in the session formats and conference tracks below.* *Conference tracks:* ·  Community Engagement, Economic Development, & Outreach &m ...Continue Reading

NJSL Rulemaking

NSJL Rulemaking

Library Construction Bond Act Regulations Available for Comment

July 22nd 2019

As of July 1, 2019, the regulations for the Library Construction Bond Act have become available via the New Jersey Register. A link to the regulations is available here: https://www.njstatelib.org/services_for_libraries/new-jersey-library-construction-bond-act/ /Kathleen Moeller-Peiffer, MSLS/ /ALA Councilor, 2019-2022/ /LYRASIS Board of Trustees, 2019-2022/ /FSU College of Communication and Information Leadership Board, 2018-2021/ Deputy State Librarian for Library Support Services New Jersey State Library kmoellerpei ...Continue Reading


NJSL Youth Services Discussion List

Any public library currently acting as a meal distribution site for eligible kids?

April 7th 2020

Hi, Everyone,   Have any of you who work in public libraries continued (or started) to serve as meal distribution sites for kids who are eligible for free or reduced lunch who would normally get it in their school? I know it’s a long shot since all public libraries are closed and some of you are only feeding sites during the summer. If you are currently working with a local organization to do something creative, innovative and/or above-and-beyond to feed the community through the public library - while abiding by ...Continue Reading

TBBC Newsletter

TBBC Newsletter

TBBC Newsletter Message

January 17th 2018

January 2018 Dear TBBC Members: Happy New Year to you! We are pleased to announce that the New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CBVI) is continuing the Library Equal Access Program (LEAP) for 2018 for New Jersey residents 55 and older who have a change in vision. FREE iPad and computer training classes will be provided by Advancing Opportunities and will be held this Spring, March through June. Note that the following libraries will ALSO offer summer classes (July through October): Atlant ...Continue Reading