Call for Library Network Review Board Representatives


LibraryLinkNJ, The New Jersey Library Cooperative (LLNJ) and the New Jersey State Library (NJSL) are seeking strong library advocates to serve as representatives on the Library Network Review Board. Representatives will serve a two-year term beginning January 1, 2024. Representatives of all types of libraries, including K-12 school, academic, and public libraries, are encouraged to apply.

The Library Network Review Board (LNRB) meets at least annually and advises the State Librarian on matters pertaining to necessary or desirable statewide and inter-regional programs or services; and types of interaction and linkage of the New Jersey Library Network with interstate and national library networks. The board is composed of four members appointed by the LibraryLinkNJ Executive Board and up to four members appointed by the State Librarian. Each member of the Library Network Review Board serves for a term of two years, and may be reappointed for a second term.

LibraryLinkNJ ( is a nonprofit, multi-type library organization established under the New Jersey Library Network Law and the regulations under New Jersey Administrative Code. LibraryLinkNJ and its services are funded by the New Jersey State Library, which is responsible for the coordination, promotion and funding of the New Jersey Library Network. LLNJ has over 1,300 voting representatives from more than 2,500 public and private school, public, academic, institutional, corporate, health sciences and special libraries and library-related agencies. Members join at no charge and pay no dues. 

The New Jersey State Library (, an affiliate of Thomas Edison State University, is led by State Librarian Jennifer R. Nelson and provides services for NJ libraries, the state legislature and government employees, Thomas Edison State University staff and students, and registered borrowers.

To apply, send an email to Email by Wednesday, December 13, 2023. Please submit a summary of your professional experience (i.e., resume, short bio or profile link).