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Jacqueline Woodson Special Initiative

July 15th 2019

*      © Every Child a Reader and The Library of Congress* *Jacqueline Woodson* *Library of Congress 2018 – 2019* *National Ambassador for* *Young People's Literature* *October 16, 2019* * * The NJ State Library, along with the NJ Library Association and the NJ Association of School Librarians is excited to be a part of a special initiative in collaboration with The New Jersey Center for the Book, The College of New Jersey, and Rutgers University featuring Jacqueline Woodson’s re ...Continue Reading

FW: Potential ICE raids - Resources from Governor Murphy

July 15th 2019

FYI,   See email below from last Friday.   ~Sharon Best regards,   Sharon Rawlins, MLS Youth Services Specialist for Lifelong Learning NJ State Library 185 West State St. P.O. Box 520 Trenton, NJ 08625-0520 sraw...@njstatelib.org 609-278-2640 ext. 116 609-278-2650 – fax /Pronouns: she/her/hers/ *From:* Advocates For Children Of New Jersey <advo...@acnj.org> *Sent:* Friday, July 12, 2019 1:06 PM*To:* Sharon Rawlins <sraw...@njstatelib.org>*Subject:* Potential ICE raids this weekend - Resourc ...Continue Reading

Suggestions needed for 2021 CSLP Summer Reading Program in Public Libraries

July 1st 2019

Hi, Everyone,   In case you’re not already subscribed to the CSLP monthly newsletter, here’s the link to the most recent one from June: https://us13.campaign-archive.com/?e=&u=043a7515ceb3ad45bdd2dd405&id=2fa2b01235 I know you’re all in the midst of the 2019 summer reading program in your public library. But, we are now asking for your help in providing suggestions for the *2021 theme* which is animals and the slogan for all ages is “Tails and Tales.”   *2021 Tails and Tales - Ideas needed!* CSLP encourages ...Continue Reading

NJ State Library Database Update

June 25th 2019

FYI,   Heritage Quest is a new electronic resource that will be available to public, school and academic libraries. However, the July 1, 2019 start date will need to be postponed as ProQuest and the State Library resolve issues with duplicate IP addresses and those institutions with greater than 100 IP addresses on file.   Thank you for your understanding, Kathleen   /Kathleen Moeller-Peiffer, MSLS/ Deputy State Librarian for Library Support Services New Jersey State Library kmoe...@njstatelib.org 609-2 ...Continue Reading

Girls Who Code Launches Summer Initiatives in NJ

June 20th 2019

FYI, * Girls Who Code Launches Summer Initiatives in New Jersey* Girls Who Code, a leading international non-profit working to close the gender gap in technology, has opened their free Clubs application for the 2019-20 school year.  According to the organization's NJ representative Eve Balick, "New Jersey is a leader with over 350 free Girls Who Code Clubs and we also have partnerships with several NJ school districts.  We are excited to forge many new relationships with schools, libraries, non-profit ...Continue Reading

Free Naloxine provided participating local pharmacies 6-18-19

June 11th 2019

I’m forwarding this to everyone: __ FYI_,_ __ _NJ Department of Human Services:_ _Providing Free Naloxone_ NJLA was asked to forward this message to our membership by the NJ Department of Human Services:   On June 18th, NJ Human Services is making naloxone – the opioid overdose reversal drug – available for free at participating pharmacies across the State. Please click here for a list of participating pharmacies and please help us spread the word by sharing this email. Together, we can make a diffe ...Continue Reading

Libraries = Success Library Card Initiative

June 10th 2019

*Libraries=Success* The New Jersey Department of Education, the New Jersey State Library, the New Jersey Library Association, and the New Jersey Association of School Libraries, are joining forces to launch *Libraries = Success*, an initiative geared toward encouraging 6th grade students across the state to sign up for a library card through their local public library. The initiative will launch September 2019, during Library Card Sign-up Month.   The goal is to build a bridge between the Scho ...Continue Reading

Social and Emotional Learning for Children session at NJLA Conference

May 24th 2019

* * Attending the NJLA Conference in Atlantic City? We’d love to see you at our session called *Building Kindness and Compassion: Resources to Help Children Address Social and Emotional Learning, *on Thursday, May 30th from 3:10 pm – 4 pm, in Wildwood 22 & 23. Kids model their behavior from others, and increasing many are imitating the incivility exhibited by those around them in today’s cultural climate. How can we help them become more considerate towards others? The panel will offer books, programming and ...Continue Reading

Social and Emotional Learning for Children session at NJLA Conference

May 17th 2019

** * * Attending the NJLA Conference in Atlantic City? We’d love to see you at our session called *Building Kindness and Compassion: Resources to Help Children Address Social and Emotional Learning.* Kids model their behavior from others, and increasing many are imitating the incivility exhibited by those around them in today’s cultural climate. How can we help them become more considerate towards others? The panel will offer books, programming and other resource suggestions to help elementary and middle school-a ...Continue Reading

NJ Children's Illustrator-Author Leeza Hernandez at NJLA Conference!

May 16th 2019

Strap on your jet packs and join illustrator-author Leeza Hernandez as she takes you on a behind-the-scenes tour of how the artwork for the 2019 Summer Reading Program campaign—A Universe of Stories!—came to life. In this interactive session she’ll help you blast ideas out of your own imagination and onto paper, and chat about what it means to have a visual voice. Plus, Leeza will discuss ways to overcome creative block, guide audience participants through a character-building activity and share tips on how to incorpo ...Continue Reading

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