New Jersey Association of School Librarians



NJ School Board Candidates’ Survey

On The Role Of School Libraries

NJASL has designed a survey about school library programs, the role of School Library Media Specialists and funding for school libraries, which has been sent to all school board candidates across New Jersey.

Visit the Advocacy page for more information.

Link to Survey

It's time to make plans

for the Fall Conference!

Register for the Conference!

Book your stay! 

Visit the Fall Conference Page 

for more information about presenters,

the schedule and more.

The deadline for proposals has been

extended until August 31. 

Check the Fall Conference Page for more information.

    NJASL has created a Safe Space and Community Agreements. View them here.

    NJASL has created a  
    School Librarian Job Description. 
    Click here for the full version.

    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

     If you are aware of an immediate job loss or need immediate assistance with a possible job loss, please send an email to

    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

    Thank you to our 2020 Conference Sponsors!

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    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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