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Public Policy

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Leah Wagner, Chair

Monroe Twp. Public Library

4 Municipal Plaza

Monroe Twp, NJ 08831

732-521-5000, x108

fax: 732-521-4766



Amy Babcock Landry, Vice Chair


Alfred H. Baumann Free Public Library

Woodland Park, NJ 07424





Structure and Funding Task Force


Meeting Dates 2012-2013

Meeting Dates 2011-2012

Meeting Dates 2010-2011

Meeting Dates 2009-2010


Committee Membership 


Save My NJ Library


NJLA Funding and Structure Task Force Presentation


Advocacy Resources


Advocacy Calendar


Be An Advocate


Sustaining Equitable Public Library Service



Legislative Information


NJLA Legislative and Budget Priorities FY 2013


League of Municipalities Position on Library Funding


Funding for Statewide Library Programs 2007-2011






Intellectual Freedom




  • To monitor legislative initiatives and legislation, both in the state and in the nation, and to recommend a course of action for the Association and for the professional community.
  • To work with appropriate agencies to initiate new legislation. 
  • To develop a legislative platform and recommend such to the Executive Board. 
  • To train members to be effective legislative advocates. 
  • To familiarize officials attending the Annual League of Municipalities Conference and other government functions with library issues and NJLA activities, and to encourage attendance at these functions by library staff and trustees 
  • To study issues facing libraries in New Jersey and to recommend appropriate steps to address these issues. 
  •  In an emergency, the Committee may act on legislation without the formal approval of the Executive Board, but with the consent of the President. 
  • To coordinate the activities of the Intellectual Freedom Subcommittee and all other subcommittees and ad hoc committees under this committee.



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