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2014 Ref Section Sponsored Programs

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The 2014 NJLA Conference is coming up soon and the Reference Section has sponsored some informative and fun programs. First, we encourage you to please register for the conference. Its a great opportunity to learn new things, meet with colleagues around the state and enjoy yourself! You can register for the conference here: http://njlaconference.info/


We are sponsoring three main programs along with a number of co-sponsorships. Take a look below to see our list of sponsored programs. We have also created some fun Youtube clips to promote our main sponsored programs. Please feel free to share the videos with others :) Special thanks to Karen Vaias and Karen Olivari for creating the videos. 


Title: Serving Asian Communities: A Practical Guide

Presenter(s): Mimi Lee, Matthew Mitchel, Sai Rao
Timeslot: Tuesday, June 3, 4:10-5:00 pm
Provide specific ways to develop and provide library services including outreach, programs and events, Asian language collections, etc. that are customized for Asian immigrants.



Title: Create & Curate: Making social media work for libraries

Presenter(s): Karen Vaias, Karen Olivari

Timeslot: Wednesday, June 4, 2:30-3:20 pm

New Jersey Libraries have entered the world of social media.  Many now have presences on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and more.  Join us to find out how to use each of these valuable tools effectively and efficiently.  Learn time-saving tips that will make it easier to keep up with online accounts.  Discover how to engage your customers while you’re promoting all your library has to offer.  The presenters will discuss several popular social media platforms including Facebook and Twitter.




Title: Low-Tech/No-Tech Maker Programs for Adults

Presenter(s): Theresa Agostinelli, Jill Stafford / Moderator—Monica Teixeira

Timeslot: Wednesday, June 4, 3:40-4:30 pm

Learn about easy maker programs for adults that can be implemented immediately at your library, no
makerspace required. We will share our experiences with low-cost cooking, crafting, and photo editing classes using free, web-based sources. The LMx Maker Kit Lending Program, which allows over twenty LMx libraries to borrow maker tools including a Silhouette Cameo, button maker, comb binding machine, and more, will also be discussed.    




See the full list of programs here:   http://njla.pbworks.com/w/file/78940898/ref%20section%202014%20sponsored%20programs.pdf




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