LibraryLinkNJ E-Update
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It’s time again for LibraryLinkNJ’s new, biweekly newsletter, Social Media Snapshots! In each issue, we pull together the best content from our social media channels and deliver them right to your inbox. We encourage you to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest, but if you don’t, you can rely on Social Media Snapshots to keep you up to date on developments in technology and libraryland -- here in NJ & around the country -- as well as fun things like photos you can share with your staff and patrons.

Want to know more about how you can use social media to connect with your community? Contact Sophie Brookover.

Atlantic City School Librarian Jennifer Jamison has been named a winner of the I Love My Librarian! Award for her success in making her schools’ libraries welcoming places where students develop as learners and leaders. (Via Twitter)



NJLA held a rally & book giveaway on the steps of the Orange Public Library on Saturday, December 14 to draw attention to the closure of a major urban center’s library. (Via Pinterest, On the left: see one of the images from rally & book giveaway)

Our wonderful Membership Meeting speaker Christian Zabriskie graciously sat for an hourlong Q&A, going into detail about Urban Libraries Unite’s structure, advocacy efforts, and strategic approach to meeting their goals. (Via Facebook)

Our Public Library, highlighting the value of the Toronto Public Library, is a great example of how to do library advocacy with creativity and without pulling any punches. (Via Facebook)

No surprise, but it’s always nice to hear how much people love libraries. Apparently, Americans rank public libraries higher than congress, baseball, even apple pie. (Via Tumblr, See the image on the right)

Looking for that perfect gift for the travel-and-literature lover in your life? This Etsy shop carries posters encouraging travelers to visit Narnia, Oz, and Wonderland. (Via Pinterest)


Who’s the tech leader at your school? Odds are, it’s the librarian. Powerful infographic from School Library Journal. (Via Twitter, See the image below)