Presentation on theme: "A Conversation with State Librarian Norma Blake. FY2012 Budget The proposed budget is as follows (in millions): Direct State Services $5,087 Network Aid."— Presentation transcript:
A Conversation with State Librarian Norma Blake
FY2012 Budget The proposed budget is as follows (in millions): Direct State Services $5,087 Network Aid $4,299 Per Capita Aid $3,676 Total $13,062 Link to Legislative Agenda FY2012:
New Roles Victoria Rosch Associate State Librarian, Admin. Special Projects ext. 157 JerseyCAT ILL Statistics Surveys Per capita aid Legislation and regulation Library law and public policy Consulting Peggy Cadigan Associate State Librarian, Head of Library Development Bureau ext. 113 CE and programs Library trends and futures Monitor LibraryLinkNJ Site visits Strategic planning Consulting Education/information for governing officials LNRB Kathi Peiffer Associate State Librarian, Admin. Special Projects ext. 152 Education/information for governing officials Grant writing and award nominations Grant oversight, such as for LSTA Contract negotiations for products Report writing/correspondence Librarian Certification Media work
LibraryLinkNJ LibraryLinkNJ Services/Budget Update – Online Delivery Services – Now and Future Continuing Education – Popular Collaboration with Library Partners – Strategic New Website – Almost Here JerseyCAT – Review Contact: Cheryl O’Connor Phone:
Youth Services Contact: Sharon Rawlins Phone: x 116 Photo:
Strategic Planning To access template go to: Resources Strategic Planning njstatelib.org/LDB Contact Info: Michele Stricker Phone: x 164
NJLA Conference Programs Wednesday, May 4, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Ocean Port NJSL free meet and greet breakfast of coffee and pastries. State Librarian’s update to follow the breakfast Tuesday, May 3, 3:30 p.m. – 4:20 p.m. Strategic Planning with the Ivy Group Contact: Nancy Dowd Phone: x 122
Project Compass Atlantic Burlington Camden Cape May Cumberland Essex Gloucester Hudson Middlesex Ocean Passaic Salem Sussex Union Warren List of Counties Eligible: Contact: Kathi Peiffer Phone: x 152
Counting Opinions iPad Contact: Victoria Rosch Phone: x157
Snapshot Day: April 13 Contact: Peggy Cadigan at x113 (For NJLA, contact Heidi Cramer or Cindy Czesak)
BTOP Marketing: Transit Ads and Billboards Contact: Nancy Dowd Phone: x 122 Marketing toolkits are in the mail. Public Libraries will receive posters, bookmarks and postcards.
BTOP Community College Sessions Job & Career Accelerator Gale Career Transitions Frost & Sullivan NJWorks.org BTOP website – btop.njstatelib.org E-rate Training BroadBand Upgrades Public Computers Contact: Natasha Peter Phone: x 133
George Foreman Contact: Kathi Peiffer Phone: x 152
Coming up next month.... Outspoken Library Kilowatt Pilot Disaster Recovery Pilot New Library Champion: Blenda Rodriguez SWAT Team Pilot E-Book Summit: Date to be announced! Save the Date: April 7, 10 a.m.
Things You Can Do Now Sign up for summer reading Evanced training Look at the strategic planning template, especially if not attending workshops Come to NJLA conference programs Sign up for Project Compass training Start monthly statistics using Counting Opinions Participate in Snapshot Day Volunteer your building or vehicle to post free banners or skins Register for BTOP trainings. Check the BTOP website regularly. Talk to E-Rate Central about your E-rate application needs. If eligible, choose laptops or desktop computer or both. Sign in to participate when available to receive George Forman funds.