NJCAR Be prepared for Joaquin!

Posted October 2, 2015 by

The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management and Office of the Governor have issued multiple statements regarding the impending weather event Joaquin. Governor Christie has declared a state of emergency throughout the state as a result of the severe conditions expected in the coming days. Go to www.Ready.gov and think ahead! Make sure you have […] Read More

buffet 2 Celebrating Our Diversity Through Food

Posted October 1, 2015 by

From Hummus, California Rolls and Pasta e fagioli to English cheeses, shoo fly pie and black eyed peas, State Library staff paid homage to their diverse ethnic backgrounds with a lunch hosted by the Recreation Committee at the Talking Book and Braille Center. Participating staff members each brought a dish representative of their heritage to […] Read More

PrepareAthon Librarian’s Disaster Planning and Community Resiliency Guidebook and Workbook

Posted September 30, 2015 by

September 2015, marks the 12th annual National Preparedness Month, sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in the US Department of Homeland Security. One goal of Homeland Security is to educate the public about how to prepare for emergencies, including natural disasters, mass casualties, biological and chemical threats, radiation emergencies, and terrorist attacks. Would […] Read More

directorssummit2 Last chance to register! Share, Refresh, Discover: The NJ Public Library Directors Summit

Posted September 22, 2015 by

REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS SEPTEMBER 25th, 2015. REGISTER NOW! Share, Refresh, Discover: The NJ Public Library Directors Summit The New Jersey State Library with LibraryLinkNJ, The New Jersey Library Cooperative are cosponsoring a public library directors summit on October 7, 2015, at the National Conference Center Holiday Inn in East Windsor. This one-day event will provide […] Read More

Maureen Wlodarczyk Unique & Quirky New Jersey

Posted September 16, 2015 by

From charlatans to a “suffrage torch,” New Jersey has seen its characters, personalities and odd stories become legend through the years, and Maureen Wlodarczyk’s books bring those tales to life.  In an author talk at the NJ State Library on September 16, she recounted 7 of the 36 stories from her book Jersey! Then…Again, which covers the […] Read More