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New Jersey Association of School Librarians

NJASL is the only statewide organization for school librarians in New Jersey. We advocate for high standards for librarianship and library media programs in the public, private and parochial schools in New Jersey to inspire excellence in school librarianship and learning. Our 800+ members live and work from Cape May to Sussex and points in between.



NJASL CONFERENCE 

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View the NJASL Interactive Agenda!

https://tinyurl.com/participate-njasl17

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NJLA has put together a packet on legislative bill A4500 for requiring school librarians in every school.  


 SchoolLibraryHandouts2017.pdf



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The NJ Construction Bond Act has been signed by the Governor and will be on the ballot of the upcoming November general election. NJASL supports this bill and our position statement is posted below. Please publicize and promote support for this bill that will authorize $125 million in bonds to finance capital projects in public libraries requiring a 1:1 match from the municipality or county.


NJASL Position Statement Library Construction Bond Ballot.pdf


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Membership


Join us today! Let NJASL provide you with the strong support of collaboration as well as the educational resources that will enhance your professional growth and inspire excellence in librarianship and learning.

 

Members also have access to a Members-Only section on the website with information on News from Trenton, Job Listings, and much more...



Professional Development

NJASL offers professional development programs for school library media specialists through conferences, workshops, mentoring, online and print publications and resources. Be inspired and learn through collaboration with other school library media specialists! 


Advocacy


NJASL collaborates with other state and national organizations, such as LibraryLinkNJ, the New Jersey Library Association, the New Jersey State Library, and the American Association of School Librarians to advocate for professionally staffed resource-rich school library programs for every student in New Jersey.  

 

Advocate for your own library and share your success stories using #theother160days!


Check out our advocacy resources and tools.  




NJASL Affiliates 


              


          

     

UPCOMING EVENTS

09 Jan 2018 • Carlstadt Public School
13 Jan 2018 10:30 AM •
06 Feb 2018 • Hess School
22 Feb 2018 8:30 AM • Hunterdon County Library Headquarters
24 Feb 2018 10:30 AM •

Full NJASL calendar

PD calendar (includes events from other school library focused organizations)

We gratefully acknowledge our 

Fall Conference Sponsors


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