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NJSL Rulemaking


NJSL JerseyCat Information List


July 19th 2024

Some libraries have been experiencing problems with JerseyCat. I have notified Auto-Graphics but have not received a response yet. It is unclear if this is related to the CloudStrike/Microsoft outages. Casey Confoy JerseyCat – NJSL cconfoy@PROTECTED 609-278-2640  x114 ...Continue Reading


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

Sunsetting L2B

June 21st 2022

Hello all,   Thank you to everyone who has contributed to and supported L2B since its creation at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. L2B has served as a common location for sharing virtual events and training of benefit to business owners, entrepreneurs and jobseekers statewide. The need for a service like this reflected the change in format of these events during the COVID-19 pandemic and the steps taken by organizations to open their doors wide and encourage community building at a time when most people were is ...Continue Reading

NJSL Rulemaking

NSJL Rulemaking

Proposed Library Construction Bond Act Regulations Amendments Available for Public Comment

July 3rd 2023

The New Jersey State Library has proposed amendments of the Library Construction Bond Act regulations : N.J.A.C. 15:24-2.5, 2.6, and 4.1.  The proposals are now available for comment. The amendments proposed address issues that have arisen in implementation of grant awards in the context of the pandemic and its continuing effects, as well as a drafting error. The impact of the pandemic on local governments and construction costs and availability of workers has been significant. The proposed amendments are des ...Continue Reading


Jen Nelson requested list from ticket # NJSLHELP-32595

Email list update and meeting scheduled

September 28th 2021

Hello all,   The NJSL + Partners email list is now working as it should (I am sorry for all of the test emails yesterday as it was being fixed).   The Pilot #1 and Pilot #2 joint meeting is scheduled for Friday, October 8 from 1-2pm.  Here is the Microsoft Teams information:   ________________________________________________________________________________ Microsoft Teams meeting *Join on your computer or mobile app** * Click here to join the meeting *Or call in (audio only)* +1 929-352-1686,,14 ...Continue Reading


NJSL Youth Services Discussion List

FW: Upcoming Notable Children's Book Discussions, Early Numeracy in the Library, and National Institute Preconferences

July 11th 2024

FYI,   See updates below from ALA’s Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC). It includes the opportunity to listen in on the upcoming Notable Children’s Book Discussions.   ~Sharon All the best, *Sharon Rawlins, MLS (she/her/hers)*/Youth Services Specialist/ /Library Development Bureau/*New Jersey State Library* *P.*  609-278-2640 x116    *E.*  sraw...@njstatelib.org*W. * www.njstatelib.org   185 West State StreetP.O. Box 520, Trenton, NJ  08 ...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