New Jersey Association of School Librarians

Inspiring Excellence in Librarianship and Education

for over 100 Years! (established 1915)

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.

 New! May 2016: NJ Department of Education adopts AASL wording into NJ Student Learning Standards


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! 


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.  




We gratefully acknowledge our 
2015 Fall Conference Sponsors!

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