Programs and Events

Event Time: Monday, April 24, 2017 - 9:50am to 10:40am
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The Importance of HTTPS with Let’s Encrypt Virtual (Adobe Connect) Emerging Technologies Section, Intellectual Freedom Subcommittee
Event Time: Monday, April 24, 2017 - 11:00am to 11:50am
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Making Your Space: The Nuts and Bolts of Policy and Procedure for Makerspaces Virtual (Adobe Connect) Administration & Management, Small Libraries Section
Event Time: Monday, April 24, 2017 - 12:10pm to 1:00pm
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Volunteering Outside the Box for Teens & New Adults Virtual (Adobe Connect) Young Adult Services Section
Event Time: Monday, April 24, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm
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Library Workers Today: Strong Staff Equals Strong Service Avalon 10 & 11 College & University Section, Diversity & Outreach Section, Public Relations Committee, Urban Libraries Section, Young Adult Services Section
One Talking Point at a Time: Library Sound Bites that Work Avalon 14 & 15 Public Policy Committee
Libraries Without Limits: Serving Developmentally Challenged Patrons of All Ages Avalon 12 & 13 Children's Services Section, Diversity & Outreach Section, Urban Libraries Section, Young Adult Services Section
Event Time: Monday, April 24, 2017 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
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Dress for Success Donation Drive Prefunction Area Diversity & Outreach Section, Urban Libraries Section
Event Time: Monday, April 24, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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President's Program: Tammy Tibbetts of She's the First Avalon 1 Conference Committee
Event Time: Monday, April 24, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
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Library Trivia Night Avalon 1 Member Services Committee
Event Time: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 9:00am to 9:50am
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Introverted Leadership: How Introversion Leads to Success Avalon 20 & 21 Administration & Management, College & University Section, Leadership & Education Subcommittee
Mental Health Matters Avalon 10 & 11 Reference Section
ALSC’s Notable (Outstanding! Distinguished! Just Plain Great!) Children’s Books Avalon 6 & 7 Children's Services Section, Professional Development Committee
There is No Box: Innovation and Your Whys, What Ifs and Why Nots? Avalon 8 & 9 Administration & Management, Leadership & Education Subcommittee, Professional Development Committee
Successfully Applying for Grants: Tips from the Source Avalon 14 & 15 Administration & Management, Diversity & Outreach Section, Member Communications Committee, NJ State Library, Professional Development Committee
How the Heck Do I Take on Tech? What to Do When Your IT Dept is You Avalon 12 & 13 Emerging Technologies Section, Small Libraries Section
Beyond #D Printing: Outreach and Makerspaces Avalon 25 & 26 Emerging Technologies Section
From BIBFRAME to the Cloud: The Future of the ILS Avalon 23 & 24 Emerging Technologies Section, Member Services Committee, Technical Services Section
Event Time: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
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Dress for Success Donation Drive Prefunction Area Diversity & Outreach Section, Urban Libraries Section
Event Time: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Invigoration Station Avalon 16 & 17
Event Time: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 10:10am to 11:00am
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Keynote: Janet Mock Avalon 1 Conference Committee
Event Time: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 11:30am to 12:20pm
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George Anastasia, New Jersey Crime Writer Avalon 23 & 24 Reader's Advisory Roundtable, Reference Section
Get Hacked: How We Survived a 24-Hour Teen Hackathon in the Library Avalon 10 & 11 Children's Services Section, Emerging Technologies Section, Young Adult Services Section
WiFi Hotspot Lending: Building Digitally Inclusive Communities Avalon 20 & 21 Emerging Technologies Section, Professional Development Committee, Reference Section, Urban Libraries Section
Know Your Community: Using Demographic Data to Better Serve Your Communities Avalon 12 & 13 Diversity & Outreach Section, NJ State Library, Reference Section, Urban Libraries Section
Agree to Disagree Without Being Disagreeable Avalon 8 & 9 Administration & Management, Professional Development Committee, Small Libraries Section
Converting to Non-Dewey (NO-D) Cataloging Avalon 25 & 26 Reader's Advisory Roundtable, Reference Section
Step Out of the Information Literacy Assessment Box: Determining Library Impact on Student Learning Via a Longitudinal Study Avalon 14 & 15 College & University Section
Beyond the Books with Author/Illustrator David Macaulay Avalon 6 & 7 Children's Services Section, Young Adult Services Section
Event Time: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
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CSS & YASS Brown Bag Lunch Avalon 12 & 13 Children's Services Section, Young Adult Services Section
Under the Radar Reads Brown Bag Lunch Avalon 10 & 11 Reader's Advisory Roundtable
President's Inaugural Luncheon Avalon 1 Conference Committee
Feast on This: Re-Energize with Your Peers Avalon 3 Conference Committee, Leadership & Education Subcommittee, Personnel Administration Subcommittee, Professional Development Committee
Event Time: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:50pm
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NJLA Business Meeting Avalon 6 & 7 Conference Committee
Event Time: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Poster Session - Tuesday, April 25th Prefunction Area
Event Time: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:00pm
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Ice Cream Break in the Exhibit Hall! Avalon 16 & 17
Event Time: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 3:10pm to 4:00pm
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Turning Failing Programming into Winning Programming: How to Make Stats Go from 0 to 40! Avalon 10 & 11 Children's Services Section
Meeting Workforce Development and Literacy Needs in the Library Avalon 25 & 26 Leadership & Education Subcommittee, NJ State Library, Reference Section
NJLA Public Policy Update Avalon 6 & 7 Intellectual Freedom Subcommittee, Public Policy Committee
Choosing Diversity: Evaluating and Selecting Titles for Your Library’s Collection Avalon 14 & 15 Children's Services Section, Diversity & Outreach Section, Young Adult Services Section
Historic Maps In Public Libraries Avalon 23 & 24 History & Preservation
Grounds for Sculpture to the Skyscraper Museum: Creating a Museum Pass Program from the Ground Up Avalon 12 & 13 Children's Services Section, Diversity & Outreach Section
Rutgers Book Showcase Avalon 8 & 9 College & University Section, Professional Development Committee, Reference Section
Strategic Planning When You Can't Afford a Consultant Avalon 20 & 21 Small Libraries Section
Event Time: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm
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Instructional Assessment Strategies at Your Library! Avalon 20 & 21 College & University Section, NJ State Library, Professional Development Committee, Reference Section, Young Adult Services Section
Tech Programs for Low-Tech Librarians Avalon 10 & 11 Children's Services Section, Emerging Technologies Section, Professional Development Committee, Young Adult Services Section
Home Delivery in the Digital Age Avalon 12 & 13 Diversity & Outreach Section, Emerging Technologies Section, Reader's Advisory Roundtable, Urban Libraries Section
Successful Business Outreach Avalon 25 & 26 Reference Section
Authors and Libraries: A Partnership for Literacy Avalon 8 & 9 Young Adult Services Section
Bringing History to Life: History Programming and Exhibits Avalon 6 & 7 History & Preservation
Why Are We Still Doing This: The Pros and Cons Avalon 23 & 24 Administration & Management
Celebrating You and Your Library Avalon 14 & 15 Public Policy Committee
Event Time: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
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Meet and Greet Mixer Eden Lounge Member Services Committee
Emerging Technologies & Small Libraries Networking Mixer Eden Lounge Emerging Technologies Section, Small Libraries Section
Event Time: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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NJLA Awards Reception Avalon 1 Honors & Awards Subcommittee
Event Time: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 8:30pm to 11:00pm
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Pool Party The Pool @ Harrah's Conference Committee, Member Services Committee
Event Time: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 8:00am to 8:50am
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State Librarian's Breakfast Avalon 1 NJ State Library
Event Time: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 8:00am to 2:00pm
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Invigoration Station Avalon 16 & 17
Event Time: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 9:00am to 9:50am
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Helping the Dream: Supporting Undocumented Students and Patrons Avalon 14 & 15 College & University Section, Diversity & Outreach Section, Urban Libraries Section, Young Adult Services Section
Look What I Found in the Attic!: Organizing an Archival Collection Avalon 12 & 13 History & Preservation
Huge Impact, Low Cost Avalon 8 & 9 Children's Services Section, Member Services Committee, Reference Section
Building an e-Book Collection via Demand-Driven Acquisition Avalon 23 & 24 College & University Section, Emerging Technologies Section, Reference Section, Technical Services Section
There is an Imposter in the Library...and it's Me! Avalon 20 & 21 Professional Development Committee
Narratives of Library Power: The Stories Library Shelves Tell Avalon 10 & 11 College & University Section, Diversity & Outreach Section, Reference Section, Technical Services Section
State Librarian's Program - Project Outcome: Better Data to Create Better Libraries Avalon 6 & 7 NJ State Library
Maker Outreach: Taking Tech to Urban Schools Avalon 25 & 26 Children's Services Section, Emerging Technologies Section
Event Time: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
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Dress for Success Donation Drive Prefunction Area Diversity & Outreach Section, Urban Libraries Section
Event Time: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 10:10am to 11:00am
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Keynote: Valerie J. Gross Avalon 1 Conference Committee
Event Time: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 11:00am to 11:30am
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Visit the Exhibits! Coffee Break Avalon 16 & 17
Event Time: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 11:15am to 12:15pm
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Poster Session - Wednesday, April 26th Prefunction Area
Event Time: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 11:30am to 12:20pm
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Having Your Voice Heard: Effectively Communicating Your Public Service Avalon 20 & 21 College & University Section, Member Services Committee, Reference Section
Conversation Starter - Full STEAM Ahead: Programs and Resources for Non-Tech Librarians Avalon 23 & 24 Children's Services Section, Young Adult Services Section
Summer Reading Book Buzz Avalon 8 & 9 Children's Services Section, Professional Development Committee, Young Adult Services Section
Fade to Books: Barbershop Literacy Initiative Avalon 14 & 15 Diversity & Outreach Section, Urban Libraries Section
Making a Splash: How to Implement Libraries=Education Avalon 10 & 11 Conference Committee
Privacy for Librarians: What You Can Do to Protect Yourself Online Avalon 25 & 26 Emerging Technologies Section, Intellectual Freedom Subcommittee
Graphic Design on a Shoestring Avalon 12 & 13 Small Libraries Section
Playing in the Part-Time Sandbox: How to Keep Great Part-Time Staff and What to Do if They Leave! Avalon 6 & 7 Small Libraries Section
Event Time: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:20pm
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Garden State Book Awards Luncheon Avalon 1 Children's Services Section, Young Adult Services Section
Cryptoparty Brown Bag Lunch Avalon 12 & 13 Emerging Technologies Section, Member Services Committee
NJ’s Funniest Library Patron Interactions Brown Bag Lunch AC Burger Co. Administration & Management, Member Services Committee
Past Presidents' Luncheon Terrace Hallway
CUS Luncheon: Local Contexts, National Demands: Navigating Standards in Academic Libraries Avalon 3 College & University Section
Event Time: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:20pm
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The Year's Best Video Games of 2016 Avalon 20 & 21 Emerging Technologies Section, Young Adult Services Section
Unlock Student Potential: Supporting NJ School Library Programs Avalon 10 & 11 Public Policy Committee
NJ Authors Speak Avalon 6 & 7 History & Preservation
Beyond the Browser: A Jump-Start to Promoting Your Library’s e-Resources Avalon 8 & 9 College & University Section, Reference Section
Groundbreakers and Trailblazers: Directors, Presidents, and Library Luminaries Avalon 25 & 26 Leadership & Education Subcommittee, Professional Development Committee, Reference Section
Develop Your Development Skills: Effective Fundraising for Your Library Avalon 23 & 24 Finance Committee, Professional Development Committee
Readers' Advisory for Paraprofessionals Avalon 14 & 15 Reader's Advisory Roundtable
Event Time: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
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Practical Conversations about Diversity, Inclusion, Intellectual Freedom and Our Role in Social Justice Work Avalon 12 & 13 Children's Services Section, Diversity & Outreach Section, Intellectual Freedom Subcommittee, Young Adult Services Section
Event Time: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 3:40pm to 4:30pm
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Librarians as Property Managers: A Crash Course (Because Stuff Happens) Avalon 25 & 26 Administration & Management, Leadership & Education Subcommittee, Personnel Administration Subcommittee, Professional Development Committee, Small Libraries Section, Urban Libraries Section
Library Lending Mash-up, or the How, Where, and Why of Non-Traditional Circulating Collections Avalon 8 & 9 Emerging Technologies Section, Reference Section
Small is Beautiful 3.0: The Small Libraries Quiz Show Avalon 10 & 11 Small Libraries Section
CUS Awards Forum Avalon 6 & 7 College & University Section
It's Complicated: Finding the Right Management Style Between "Monster" and "Doormat" Avalon 14 & 15 Personnel Administration Subcommittee, Professional Development Committee
Best Graphic Novels of 2016 Avalon 20 & 21 Reader's Advisory Roundtable
Escape the Library Challenge Avalon 23 & 24 Children's Services Section, Young Adult Services Section