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Re: Changes at Ocean County Library

August 6th 2020

My apologies.  I intended to only email Andrea. ...Continue Reading

Changes at Ocean County Library

August 6th 2020

Hi Andrea, We've had some position changes at OCL during the first half of the year.  My dual role has changed and I will now focus solely on the day to day operations of the Toms River branch.  OCL would still like to be involved in NJ Libs Grow Biz and one of our branch librarians that has been doing a good deal of work for our local business community is ready and able to serve on the committee, with support of our new system Adult Services Coordinator. I was never really able to provide NJ Libs Grow Bi ...Continue Reading

RE: Next meeting and updates

August 5th 2020

Hello all,   Thank you to everyone who filled out the Doodle poll.  Unfortunately, I made a mistake and double booked myself, so I need to adjust the time.  Our next NJLibsGrowBiz Virtual Discussion will be Tuesday, August 25 from 3-4pm.  I’m very sorry for my error and I hope most of you are still able to attend.   Here is the link to register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcqcuquqDksEtYSlHq0b-SDC-zsRPPaE6fL After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containin ...Continue Reading

Next meeting and updates

July 31st 2020

Hello all,   Here is the Doodle poll for our August virtual discussion: https://doodle.com/poll/ket5m6i44t7b889f  An agenda will follow.   2020 Entrepreneurship and Libraries Conference – Call for proposals: https://entrelib.org/call-for-proposals-2/ (The deadline is tomorrow!)   Did you see the press release for L2B?  https://www.njstatelib.org/news/l2b-initiative-showcases-calendar-of-free-online-events-for-business-community/   Mariela Osorio from Long Branch Free Public Library has k ...Continue Reading

Entrepreneurship & Libraries Conference - program proposals

July 13th 2020

Hello all,   Please see the below information for the Entrepreneurship and Libraries Conference 2020.  They are specifically looking for additional proposals from public libraries or with content that would be applicable to public libraries.   Also, this conference will be FREE!   *Entrepreneurship and Libraries Conference 2020* explores how libraries and librarians support entrepreneurship in their communities and campuses. Now happening *virtually* Nov. 12-13, 2020, Entrelib is open to the academi ...Continue Reading

Re: Follow up from virtual discussion on 7/7

July 8th 2020

Found this doing a quick google (COVID-19 pivot New Jersey) for possible speakers (too tired to think hard and beats watching the clock so we can leave the library) COVID-19 Prompts Two NJ Chefs to Pivot Business JUNE 23, 2020 00:56:21 Audio Player https://flavorsunknown.com/covid-19-prompts-two-nj-chefs-to-pivot-business/  =========== How This New Jersey Factory Is Pivoting Its Business To Manufacture Essential Face Shields In Response To COVID-19https://www.newsbreak.com/news/0OVyOMLU/how-this-new-jersey-fa ...Continue Reading

Follow up from virtual discussion on 7/7

July 8th 2020

Hello all,   Thank you to everyone who was able to join us for yesterday’s discussion.  I will send a Doodle poll next week to put our next meeting time on the calendar, but if anyone has any suggestions for discussion topics, please let me know.   Here are a few notes, including information from Luis regarding Skills to Succeed: ·       Diane (Rider) suggested adding faculty members to the business speakers spreadsheet.  As a reminder, if anyone wants to share ...Continue Reading

Upcoming ALA/Grow with Google events

July 8th 2020

ALA’s Libraries Build Business team invites you to join the cohort of 13 grantees for a Lunch & learn on Wednesday, July 22, at 12:00 noon (ET), when they will discuss cohort libraries’ unique programs as well as the goals and scope of the project and plans to share findings with the greater library community.  Register for the Lunch & Learn here.    With funding supported by a $2 million grant from Google.org announced in Fall 2019, the Libraries Build Business selection committee identified a ...Continue Reading

Re: Next virtual discussion (7/7) and collecting speaker information

June 26th 2020

Hello everyone, I apologize for my delay in forwarding you tips on Grow with Google - but I will have comprehensive notes and maybe a short 10-15 presentation on this topic for our next meeting. Take care, Mariela Osorio, Library Assistant Technology and Career CenterLong Branch Free Public Library 328 Broadway Long Branch, NJ 07740 732-222-3900 ext. 2270 mosorio.lbpl@PROTECTED ...Continue Reading

Heldrich Center Survey of NJ Business Owners

June 25th 2020

Hello all,   The State of New Jersey partnered with the Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University to administer a survey of NJ businesses on the impact of COVID-19.  The results are very interesting, and they might be useful as you consider strategies for supporting your local business communities.   Here is the press release with a link to the full results: https://www.heldrich.rutgers.edu/newsroom/heldrich-center-survey-finds-nj-business-owners-eager-reopen-concerned-about-consu ...Continue Reading