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NJLA pre-conference workshop promotion

April 17th 2019

Please excuse cross-postings   FYI,   If you’re planning to attend the NJLA Conference, consider an early arrival to attend the preconference workshop on Wednesday, May 29 (10 A.M. to 1 P.M.), /“What Makes a Proposal Great? Beyond the Basics of Grant Writing for Your Library.” /Join Brittany Campese of Vision Driven Consulting for an interactive and engaging session that will review common grant jargon, discuss aspects of good (and not so good) grant proposals by reading actual applications, and practice craf ...Continue Reading

Join a National Network for Science & Literacy / Leap into Science Educator Training / May 24th at the Ridgewood Public Library (1-4pm)

April 15th 2019

Good afternoon, New Jersey Makers Day is hosting a training on Leap into Science Wind workshops, on* Friday, Mary 24th at the Ridgewood Public Library from 1-4pm*.Leap into Science is a nationwide program developed by The Franklin Institute Science Museum that integrates open-ended science activities with children’s books, designed for children ages 3-10 and their families. The program empowers educators to offer workshops in community settings like libraries, museums, and out-of-school t ...Continue Reading

Mother Goose on the Loose Workshop registration open

April 15th 2019

Please excuse cross-postings * * *Inclusive Mother Goose on the Loose**®** Workshop by Betsy Diamant-Cohen* *Then & Where: *Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Old Bridge Public Library *Registration open: https://tinyurl.com/y4lwyhmg* Workshop limited to 50 participants. A waiting list will be taken but there’s no guarantee you will get in. Snacks provided. Lunch is on your own.* * This free early literacy workshop by Dr. Betsy Diamant-Cohen of Mother Goose on the Loose,  sponsored by ...Continue Reading

Challenges in Teen Services in Library today discussion on Teen Librarian Toolbox

April 11th 2019

FYI,  Just thought this was worth sharing if you haven’t seen it already: Responses to question on SLJ’s Teen Librarian Toolbox to question “What are the biggest challenges in teen services in the library today?” http://www.teenlibrariantoolbox.com/2019/04/what-are-the-biggest-challenges-in-teen-services-in-the-library-today/ ~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...@nj ...Continue Reading

Register Now: Cross Cultural Communicators in Libraries

April 8th 2019

FYI, The New Jersey State Library and its partners are thrilled to call for registration for Cross Cultural Communicators in Libraries, a groundbreaking pilot program aimed at increasing cultural and linguistic competence and effectiveness in communication among English/Spanish speaking bilingual individuals working in public libraries. Funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program, this two-year project offers a comprehensive training on cultural competence and ...Continue Reading

Exploring Genetics with Kids and Teens Kit available for NJ public libraries!

April 8th 2019

Please excuse cross-postings FYI, The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM-MAR), is here to help with your summer health programming! As partners of the Collaborative Summer Library Program’s /A Universe of Stories/, we are excited to offer a program-in-a-box that explores DNA and space! This kit is available only to NNLM members in New York, New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. Programs in this kit are designed for kids and teens, but can be adapted to any audience. Th ...Continue Reading

Excite Transformation for Libraries Opportunity

April 4th 2019

*_Excite Transformation for Libraries – Deadline to Apply April 17th_* The New Jersey State Library is proud to be participating in a national project: "EXCITE Transformation for Libraries." This opportunity, offered through a partnership with the Connecticut State Library, is funded by an Institute of Museum and Library Services' grant. Library staff at all levels and at different types of libraries need leadership, innovation, and collaboration training in order to be qualified for higher positions and i ...Continue Reading

Fwd: GirlsGo Cyberstart - CAN WE GET TO 1000?

April 4th 2019

Excuse cross-posting.. in case of any interest.Doug BaldwinHead of TechnologyPiscataway Public Librarydbal...@piscatawaylibrary.org732-463-1633 x4114President, New Jersey Makers Day---------- Forwarded message ---------From: Daryl Detrick <detr...@warrenhills.org>Date: Thu, Apr 4, 2019 at 11:54 AMSubject: [cstanj] GirlsGo Cyberstart - CAN WE GET TO 1000?To: CSTA New Jersey Google Group <cst...@googlegroups.com>Hi all,Hope your female students are participating in the GirlsGo Cyberstart competition.  I ...Continue Reading

SLJ & LJ Leadership Basecamp & Diversity Workshop May 3-4, 2019

April 3rd 2019

*/School Library Journal & Library Journal /Present two impactful and inspirational PD opportunities* *On Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4, join us at Rutgers University for the /SLJ/ Leadership Basecamp and Diversity Workshop. Sign up for one or both!*** * * School Library Journal‘s Leadership Basecamp, is a full-day, intensive professional development program designed to foster the next generation of school and youth librarians who are ready to accelerate their path to leadership, and want t ...Continue Reading

Activate Sustainable Thinking for the Future of Libraries Workshop

April 2nd 2019

*Activate Sustainable Thinking for the Future of Libraries* Libraries must take an active, visible role in building sustainable and resilient communities. Our future depends on it in more ways than one. We will explore the importance of infusing the core value of sustainability into everything we do, and demonstrate how libraries that lead into the future using “sustainable thinking” fulfill our mission as libraries in new and innovative ways. “Sustainable Thinking” is a concept that aligns the core values of librar ...Continue Reading
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