New Jersey Association of School Librarians


 WHEN: December 9 -10, 2019

WHERE: Hilton East Brunswick Hotel and Meeting Center


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

The New Jersey State Board of Education issued a proclamation for School Library Month

(April 17, 2019)

NJASL needs your help! If you know of a New Jersey school system lacking a certified School Library Media Specialist or a librarian that is planning to retire in the near future, please fill out this form. Link: 

Not sure what constitutes a "certified" school librarian? click here


NJASL Past President, Christina Cucci @librauno, testifies to @NewJerseyDOE on Aug. 1 on proposed amendments to Standards and Assessment.
 @njea @sladvocacy @aasl

NJASL AND NJLA are supporting library legislation that would require school librarians in every school

The new bill number for the legislative session 2018 is A1995/S2394.

Click on the link to view the flyer with supporting details about the bill. 

Visit the NJASL Library Legislative webpage for more information.


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.  

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29 Oct 2019 4:00 PM • Lincoln Elementary in Hasbrouck Heights
02 Nov 2019 10:15 AM • Westergard Library
09 Dec 2019 • Hilton East Brunswick Hotel and Meeting Center
09 Dec 2019 • Hilton East Brunswick Hotel and Meeting Center
10 Dec 2019 • NJASL Conference East Brunswick

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