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MentorNJ LGBTQ Meetup

Date & Time
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Meetup Description

Let's gather to share ideas and strategies for improving service to LGBTQ patrons and the work experience of LGBTQ staff, plus get to know some friendly library folks in New Jersey!

This meetup is open to any library staff interested in discussing and exploring LGBTQ/library issues.

It's an opportunity to share your successes, explore the ideas you'd still like to bring to fruition, and learn from what others have accomplished.  Join us for a casual, friendly discussion and a great chance to network with colleagues.  We'll provide the coffee and bagels, you provide the scintillating conversation.

To attend this session, please use the following form to register: https://goo.gl/forms/tAprI0hAEfyYpqM72

If you have any questions about this meetup, please let me know! Thanks to the MentorNJ initiative for being the catalyst for these meetup opportunities! You can learn more about the MentorNJ initiative here: http://librarylinknj.org/MentorNJ

 

Meetup Host(s)
Jonathan Upton
Contact Phone #
(732) 721-5600 ext. 5045
Library/Organization Name
Old Bridge Public Library
Location (Address)
1 Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge, NJ 08857

MentorNJ Networking Event - All about Technologies

Date & Time
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Meetup Description

A day that is dedicated exclusively to networking and celebrating the profession!

More information is available on the event page

Meetup Host(s)
MentorNJ Task Force
Contact Phone #
732-752-7720
Library/Organization Name
MentorNJ Task Force
Location (Address)
4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831

MentorNJ LGBTQ Meetup

Date & Time
-
Meetup Description

Let's gather to share ideas and strategies for improving service to LGBTQ patrons and the work experience of LGBTQ staff, plus get to know some friendly library folks in New Jersey!

This meetup is open to any library staff interested in discussing and exploring LGBTQ/library issues.

It's an opportunity to share your successes, explore the ideas you'd still like to bring to fruition, and learn from what others have accomplished.  Join us for a casual, friendly discussion and a great chance to network with colleagues.  We'll provide the coffee and bagels, you provide the scintillating conversation.

Our previous event's info and notes; are online.

OBPL is happy to host again--we're conveniently located in Central New Jersey, a real place--but we're also looking to take this show on the road to libraries around the state so that everyone has a chance to attend; if you're interested in hosting, let me know and we can work something out.

Meetup Host(s)
Jonathan Upton
Contact Phone #
(732) 721-5600 ext. 5045
Library/Organization Name
Old Bridge Public Library
Location (Address)
1 Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge, NJ 07724

MentorNJ LGBTQ Meetup

Date & Time
-
Meetup Description

Let's gather to share ideas and strategies for improving service to LGBTQ patrons and the work experience of LGBTQ staff, plus get to know some friendly library folks in New Jersey!

This meetup is open to any library staff interested in discussing and exploring LGBTQ/library issues.

Initial topic suggestions could include exploring improving workplace environments, professional development opportunities available to LGBTQ professionals/parapros and allies, discussing and developing LGBTQ-centered programming ideas, and supporting and disseminating best practices in working with LGBTQ populations.  We can also identify and share notable local LGBTQ library collections.

It's an opportunity to share your successes, explore the ideas you'd still like to bring to fruition, and learn from what others have accomplished.  Join us for a casual, friendly discussion and a great chance to network with colleagues.  We'll provide the coffee and bagels, you provide the scintillating conversation.

To attend this session, please use the following form to register: https://goo.gl/forms/G07uqtIwzQHEPD0E3

If you have any questions about this meetup, please let me know! Thanks to Doug Baldwin and the MentorNJ initiative for being the catalyst for these meetup opportunities! You can learn more about the MentorNJ initiative here: http://librarylinknj.org/MentorNJ

Meetup Host(s)
Jonathan Upton
Contact Phone #
(732) 721-5600 ext. 5045
Library/Organization Name
Old Bridge Public Library
Location (Address)
1 Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge, NJ 08857

MentorNJ Technology Meetup

Date & Time
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Meetup Description

During the meetup, we can discuss how our different libraries handle specific technology needs, what some of the challenges of technology can be in our libraries for staff and patrons, discuss any new trends or ideas we might have for technology implementations or projects at our libraries, resources for keeping abreast of emerging technologies, as well as ideas for public service, instruction and delivery of service regarding technology related content.

Meetup Host(s)
Doug Baldwin
Contact Phone #
732-463-1633 x6
Library/Organization Name
Piscataway Public Library
Location (Address)
500 Hoes Lane, Piscataway NJ 08854

Plainsboro Public Library

609-275-2898
Fee

Free

Plainsboro Library hosts a weekly ESL conversational class with an instructor every Monday night, 7-8:30 pm.  No registration necessary, just drop in and practice your conversational skills.    On Thursday nights from 6:30 - 8:15 pm we host an ESL PALS (Plainsboro American Language Social) Club for adults who want a forum for additional conversational practice amongst each other and native English speakers.  Send an email to eslplainsborolibary [at] gmail.com if interested in joining the PALS Club.