New Jersey

Association of School Librarians

NJASL Statement on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Within our Organization

Call for Proposals!

NJASL Members Only Virtual Event

Now is the time to share your best practices, successes, and innovations with colleagues.  Our focus for this event is how librarians lead in the areas of:

  • Social Justice

  • Social / Emotional Learning

  • Leadership and Advocacy

  • Remote Learning

Submit your proposal by August 15, 2020

by completing this form

Questions?  Email Leslie Blatt at

or Amy Gazaleh at

NJASL is gathering information about plans for reopening school libraries in the fall.  Please take a few minutes to share that information in our

School and Library Reopening/ Return to Learn Survey.

View the School and Library Reopening spreadsheet.

Report: NJASL Needs Your Help!

If you know of a New Jersey school system lacking a certified

School Library Media Specialist or a librarian that is planning to

retire in the near future, please fill out this form

Not sure what constitutes a "certified" school librarian? click here.

NJASL has partnered with NJEA to create a series of videos featuring our New Jersey 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.  

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Full NJASL calendar

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

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

NJASL Board Members met with Erika Leak of NJDOE to comment on Draft 2020 NJSLS

The New Jersey State Board of Education issued a proclamation for
School Library Month 2019

NJASL Affiliates 



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