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2016 Registration Form

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Due to limited seating, PLEASE mark your program selections 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc. for each time period.  NJALA reserves the right to assign other selected workshop choices when the first workshop selection is filled.  Those not making additional selections will be assigned to available workshop space. Hands-on computer workshops are limited to 20.  These programs will be noted in the title, and will be filled by registration receipt date.  Mail your registrations in early.


Morning Session:          10:15 am – 12:15 pm

_____A.  Library Safety and Security: Practical Tips to Improve Workplace Safety without Turning into Fort Knox” ~ Rita Oakes- Ocean County Library.

_____B.  “The Civil Service Commission- What a Library Assistant Should Know!” ~ (computer lab)

Rita Johnson-Harvey- Division of Agency Services

_____C.  “Lighting the Fire! Finding Motivation and Improving Morale in Your Workplace” ~

Nancy Voitko and Susan Busardo- Ocean County Library.

_____D.  “Making Connections: Programs and Services to Engage Diverse Communities” ~ Jill D’Amico -South Brunswick Public Library.

_____E.  “Reference For Library Assistants” ~ Phyllis Meredith- Rowan University.

_____F.  “Tech Security for Staff and Patrons” ~ Lisa Alderfer- Cape May County Library.

_____G. “Program Planning in Libraries” ~ Carol Nurse- Montclair State University



Afternoon Session:      2:15 pm- 3:45 pm

_____H.  “Youth Mental Health First Aid, What you can do to Help ~Emma Shelby- Mental Health Association”

_____I.   “Patrons & Technology: Adapting to the 21st Century Library” ~ Jeff Trout-Cape May County Library.

_____J.  “Future Trends in Libraries”~ Joanne Roukens- LibraryLinkNJ.

_____K. “Mentor NJ: Linking Library Staff  Statewide” ~ Mi-Sun Lyu- LibraryLink NJ and Irene Langlois- Maplewood Memorial Library.

_____L.  “Getting Comfortable with being Uncomfortable: Readers Advisory outside your comfort zone” ~ Givane Hayes

____ M. ”Dewey to Library of Congress: Bridging the Classification Gap for Library Assistants” ~ Heather Kristian- Rowan University Campbell Library.

_____N. “Signs in Your Library” ~ Lisa Alderfer- Cape May County.


SAVE NOW! Your $20.00 Membership Fee Entitles You to Register as a Member
REGISTRATION FEES: (Deadline, May 15, 2016)


Includes Continental Breakfast and Lunch.  (If you have any food allergies please let us know)

Please check your choice:

NJALA Member:                            _______$90.00

Non-Member:                    _______$115.00


(Fill in totals)

Membership: ($20.00)    $________________

Registration:                  $________________

Total:                                       $________________


Make all checks, vouchers or money orders PAYABLE TO NJALA

Return with Payment to:  Sabrina Sermons, NJALA Registration Chair

East Orange Public Library

21 S. Arlington Avenue, East Orange, NJ 07018



Official Use only:  Date Received: ______ Amount Received: ______ Check# ________   Notes: ______