TechFest!

Event Information

Date: 

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Event Type: 

Continuing Education - Face-to-Face Presentation

Event Category: 

Professional/Personal Development
Resource Sharing
Technology/Digital/Web

CEU Hours: 

3.0

Cost: 

$15.00

Payment: 

Payment (purchase order or check) payable to LibraryLinkNJ should be sent to:
LibraryLinkNJ
44 Stelton Rd, Suite 330, Piscataway, NJ 08854

IMPORTANT! Submitting payment IS NOT THE SAME AS REGISTERING! You must use the online registration system and you can only register yourself. We also do not accept registraton by email.  The connects to the online registration for each location are at the bottom of this page.

If you have any questions about payment, please contact us at 732-752-7720.

If you require an invoice before you can submit payment, please email your invoice request to Nanette Cox.

Event Files
Target Audience

Everyone working in libraries - no matter what type of library, level of knowledge, familiarity or comfort with tech. Mix and mingle with newbies and techies alike.

Descriptions

Join colleagues from around the state at one of three convenient locations
for a uniquely New Jersey learning experience at
TechFest 2015!

We’ve rebooted Tech Speed Dating and are selecting six hot topics for our 20-minute Table Talks that we think will be among the most important for all libraries in 2015. Upgraded for this year: a full hour of Guerrilla Tech Hacks, based on the lively, crowdsourced methodology (everyone has expertise and knowledge to share) pioneered by our friends at the Storytime Underground.

Topics will vary by location, and may include:

  • The Internet of Things: redefining what we do, again
  • Chromebooks and other low-cost computing solutions
  • Mobile Device Diversity: how to manage and help our patrons
  • Makerspace Updates and STEAM Programming: something for everyone
  • Device Assistance Policies: what we can, should and shouldn’t do
  • Device and Data Security: who’s watching and what it means
  • Technology Accessibility Issues: helping everyone in our communities participate

All this -- plus networking with colleagues! -- for just $15 per person.

Space is strictly limited to 45 participants at each location. We’ll be happy to put you on a waitlist, but register early to secure your spot!

Audience: Everyone working in NJ libraries - no matter what type of library, level of knowledge, familiarity or comfort with tech.  Mix and mingle with newbies and tech experts alike.

Time:  Each program is 10 AM - 1 PM, with coffee and registration starting at 9:30 am.

Registration is open for all three dates and locations.

Choose from three dates and three locations:

  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015, Parsippany Public Library (snow date is Tuesday, Jan. 27th) - FILLED!
    • Registration Deadline: Wednesday, January 14th   TechFest at Parsippany is filled.  Both registration and the wait list are now closed.
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015, Gloucester County Library, Mullica Hill
    • Registration Deadline:  Tuesday, March 17th
  • Wednesday,June 3, 2015, Monroe Twp. Public Library (Middlesex County)
    • Registration Deadline: Wednesday, May 27th
Notes

Cancellation Policy:

You may cancel up to ten 10 business days before a scheduled class/event without penalty and receive a credit for another class or a full-refund. If you cancel less than ten days before, you are responsible for payment. The only exception is if LibraryLinkNJ cancels the class/event.

LibraryLinkNJ reserves the right to cancel any class/event that is less than 60% full within 7 business days of the class. If LibraryLinkNJ cancels a class, you will receive a credit toward another class or a full refund. In the event of a class cancellation, we will make every attempt to notify you directly at least 48 hours in advance.

Class/event cancellations due to snow or severe weather conditions will be listed on our main page.

You may also call LibraryLinkNJ at 732-752-7720 or 866-505-5465 (LINK) after 7AM on the day of the class. A staff member or pre-recorded message will inform you if any classes/events have been cancelled due to weather conditions.

Registration Information

Limit: 

45

Register online by using the links below.  You can only register yourself.

You need a User Account to register.  If you do not have a User Account, click here to create one.  It can take up to 24 hours to have an account approved.

Space is strictly limited to 49 participants at each location. We’ll be happy to put you on a waitlist, but register early to secure your spot!

LibraryLinkNJ, The New Jersey Library Cooperative
44 Stelton Road, Suite 330, Piscataway NJ 08854
Phone: 732-752-7720 | Fax: 732-752-7785
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