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Librarians' Toolbox

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Librarians’ Toolbox

Tips and Techniques for New Children’s Librarians* 

Sponsored by NJLA Children’s Services Section

*Library Assistants and Students Welcome


December 6th 2013, Friday

9:30am – 3:30pm

South Brunswick Public Library

110 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Junction NJ 08852


9:30am - 10:30am 

Children’s Services Section Board meeting – all CSS members are welcome

10:30am – 11:00am 

The Structure of NJLA and the Benefit of Joining the Association

Presenters: Sharon Rawlins, Youth Services Consultant, New Jersey State Library

Karen Klapperstuck, Head of Reference and Virtual Services, Monroe Township Library


11:00am – 11:30am

All About Grants

Presenters: Darby Malvey, Children’s Librarian, New Brunswick Free Public Library

Lynnette Fucci, Youth Services Librarian, Monroe Township Library


11:30am – 12:00N

Collection Development Panel- Collection Development Baker & Taylor Title Source 3 Tips and Tricks

Presenters: Susanna Chan, Head of Children’s Services, South Brunswick Public Library

Chrissie McGovern, Youth Services Librarian, Matawan-Aberdeen Public Library

Peggy Wong, Children’s Librarian, Piscataway Public Library


12:00pm – 12:30pm

Family Literacy

Presenter: Sharon Rawlins, Youth Services Consultant, New Jersey State Library


Lunch 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Bring your own lunch or lunch at one of the suggested places listed on the registration form.

1:30pm - 3:30pm

Conversation Starters/UnConference


Suggested Topics include:

  • Leveling books
  • Organizing volunteers
  • Professional development from your desk e.g. webinars
  • How to deal with vendors, performers and self-publishers
  • Guerrilla Storytime – share your special skills and talents with the group
  • Other topics – put down your suggestions in the registration form below


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