April 2013


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Help Support the New Jersey Library Association!

Please consider donating to the New Jersey Library Association during our National Library Week Appeal!

NJLA is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) charitable and educational organization, established in 1890. All donations to NJLA are tax deductible.

Your gift will help us continue to:

  • Advocate for the advancement of library services for the residents of New Jersey
  • Encourage publishers to make their ebooks available to libraries
  • Support the principles of intellectual freedom & promote access to library materials for all
The campaign ends on April 30th.  Click HERE for more info and to donate!

Celebrate National Library Week - April 14 to 20!

Libraries across New Jersey will be offering special programs during National Library Week. This year’s honorary chair is Caroline Kennedy, and the theme is "Communities matter @ your library."

Learn more about special library events throughout the state!

Make Way for Maker Spaces

Whether you are a tinker, a tailor, or a techie, there is something for everyone at Piscataway Public Library's newly opened Make It Yourself (MIY) maker space.  A maker space is a lab for people of all ages and skill levels to explore technology and tools that allow them to learn, experiment and create. Learn more...                      

Book Clubs for Kids

Book discussion groups are not just for adults. Many NJ libraries have book clubs just for kids to help them learn to love reading. Book clubs are a great way for kids to meet new friends, improve their reading skills, and have fun at their local library. Learn more...

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