New Jersey Association of School Librarians

NJASL is the only statewide organization for school librarians in New Jersey. We advocate for high standards for librarianship and library media programs in the public, private and parochial schools in New Jersey to inspire excellence in school librarianship and learning. Our 800+ members live and work from Cape May to Sussex and points in between.

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NJLA Travel Waiver is Approved

School Librarians: Note that the NJLA Conference has been approved by the Department of Education for a travel/overnight waiver! (
Please see complete details here:

Want to present at the 2017 NJASL Conference? Click below to download the form:

2017 Conference Presenter Form


NJLA has put together a packet on legislative bill A4500 for requiring school librarians in every school.  



Join us today! Let NJASL provide you with the strong support of collaboration as well as the educational resources that will enhance your professional growth and inspire excellence in librarianship and learning.


Members also have access to a Members-Only section on the website with information on News from Trenton, Job Listings, and much more...

Professional Development

NJASL offers professional development programs for school library media specialists through conferences, workshops, mentoring, online and print publications and resources. Be inspired and learn through collaboration with other school library media specialists! 


NJASL collaborates with other state and national organizations, such as LibraryLinkNJ, the New Jersey Library Association, the New Jersey State Library, and the American Association of School Librarians to advocate for professionally staffed resource-rich school library programs for every student in New Jersey.  


Advocate for your own library and share your success stories using #theother160days!

Check out our advocacy resources and tools.  

NJASL Affiliates 






04 May 2017 4:00 PM • Midland Park Jr/Sr High School
03 Jun 2017 10:00 AM • at Spring Membership Meeting
25 Jun 2017 • San Antonio, Texas
16 Nov 2017 • Long Branch, NJ

Full NJASL calendar

PD calendar (includes events from other school library focused organizations)


19 Jan 2017 6:30 PM • Anonymous
29 Dec 2016 5:17 PM • Anonymous
09 Oct 2016 1:07 PM • Anonymous

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