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New Directors' Orientation 2012 - Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the New Jersey State Library’s 2012 New Directors’ Orientation. The workshop will be held on February 22 & 29, 2012 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm each day.

This is a two-day orientation workshop for new public library directors. Registrants must attend BOTH days. The workshop will concentrate on the following areas: Library Finance, Per Capita State Aid, Budgeting, Library Law, Library Marketing, Library Boards, E-reading in Libraries and more. There will also be an overview of services offered by the New Jersey State Library and the Talking Book & Braille Center. This is a great opportunity for new directors to learn the basics about their positions and to network with State Library personnel, other library professionals and new library directors from around the state.

Registration is limited to 25. The online registration process is for new directors ONLY. Branch managers may apply by calling David Lisa at 609-278-2640 ext. 191. New directors are given preference in the registration process, but branch managers are welcome to apply.

There is no fee to attend the New Directors Orientation and it will be held at the New Jersey State Library, 185 West State St., Trenton, NJ 08625. Lunch is included on both workshop days.

To register for this workshop, please go to:

If you have any questions, please contact David Lisa at 609-278-2640, Ext. 191 or


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