PASSAIC

Mary C. Martin

Library Director
Wanaque Public Library
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NJ - County
PASSAIC
Areas of Expertise
Budgeting
Collection development
Customer Service
Digital Literacy
Grant writing
Innovation
Knowledge Management
Library Administration
Marketing and Public Relations
Organizational culture
Organizational Leadership
Reader's Advisory
Social media
Staff Development
Systems Thinking
Technology
Training
User Training
Types of Libraries I have worked in
Academic
Public
About Me

I've been a librarian for 25+ years, and have worked in a variety of libraries and jobs.

Janet Crane

Children's Coordinator
Ringwood Public Library
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NJ - County
PASSAIC
Areas of Expertise
Children’s Program & Services
"Storytimes, Music times, Literacy Buddies, Lego League, Pet therapy program
Types of Libraries I have worked in
Public
About Me

I have been the Children's Coordinator for two years and was an elementary and preschool teacher for roughly ten years prior.

Monica A. Smith

Director
Louis Bay 2nd Library (Hawthorne, NJ)
Email
NJ - County
PASSAIC
Areas of Expertise
Administration
Unions / Collective Bargaining
Types of Libraries I have worked in
Public
About Me

Worked in libraries over 40+ years.  Original career was in IT and then became a degreed librarian in 2003.  Have been a Director for going on 10 years now.

Neil Grimes

Education & Curriculum Materials Librarian
David and Lorraine Cheng Library
Email
NJ - County
PASSAIC
Areas of Expertise
Grant writing
Professional Development
Research
Partnerships
leadership
Technology integration
academic libraries
School Libraries
Types of Libraries I have worked in
Academic
School
About Me

I am the Education and Curriculum Materials Librarian at the David and Lorraine Cheng Library at William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey.

New Hope Community Ministries

County (Counties) Served

New Hope Community Ministries is a faith-based, non-profit 501(c)(3) community development corporation dedicated to working with low-income residents of Haledon and Prospect Park, NJ.

 

Food Pantry

Food and goods are provided both by the state of New Jersey and private donors. Prospective participants are interviewed, fill out an application and provide evidence that they are eligible for assistance. If the criteria are met, a participant is given an appointment time for a monthly visit to New Hope’s food pantry.

 

Phone: 973-942-4059   

Service Types

Oasis: A Haven for Women & Children

County (Counties) Served

Oasis currently serves those fighting poverty by meeting numerous basic needs:

Daily breakfast and lunch

Food bags from our pantry

Clothing on an emergency basis

Diapers/other baby needs

 

During the holidays, Oasis also hosts special meals and distributes food and gift items donated from private sources. In 2014, close to 1,000 Thanksgiving meals were served while over 1,200 turkeys and 350 food bags were distributed. Just before Christmas, over 600 meals were served and over 5,000 toys were distributed by Oasis to our adult education students and the greater community.

 

Phone: 973.881.8307

St. Peter's Haven

County (Counties) Served

Transitional Family Shelter

St. Peter’s Haven provides short term housing for homeless and at risk families.

 

Food Pantry

Our food pantry provides supplemental food to those in our community experiencing hunger. Currently, we serve over 1000 persons each month.

 

Food Pantry:

Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday: 9AM - 12 Noon

 

Phone: 973.546.3406 

Service Types

Father English Emergency Food Coalition

County (Counties) Served

The Father English Emergency Food Pantry is located at 435 Mail Street in Paterson, NJ. The emergency Food Pantry was started in 1988 and it works in cooperation with the Emergency Food Coalition which refers potential clients.  Eligible clients may access the available resources from the food pantry once a month. 

 

The Emergency Food Pantry’s hours of service are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.  Potential clients who come for assistance after the pantry closes at 1:00 p.m. are not turned away.  The office remains open until 5:00 p.m. to distribute “over-night bags” to people in need who may return the next day and obtain a referral from the Emergency Food Coalition.

 

Phone:  973.279.7100

Service Types