Pop Goes the Library

Using Pop Culture to Make Libraries Better.

by Sophie Brookover, Liz Burns, Melissa Rabey, Susan Quinn, John Klima, Carlie Webber, Karen Corday, and Eli Neiburger. We're librarians. We're pop culture mavens. We're Pop Culture Librarians.

2005-04-12

NJLA Business Meeting Report

Incoming NJLA Officers:
Vice President/President-Elect: Joan Bernstein
Secretary: Margery Cyr
Members-at-Large: Anne Ciliberti, Mary Malagiere, Susan O'Neal

Congratulations to the winners!

Other news:
Dues increase proposal (increasing dues slightly at upper levels of membership to allow members to join as many sections as they want at no extra charge) -- passed with an overwhelming majority. One "nay" vote was recorded.

Executive Director Pat Tumulty reported on membership of NJLA:
1700 members (including 100 more personal members than 2004)
200 student members (students can join NJLA & ALA jointly for a mere $25 -- such a bargain!)
1030 people registered for the conference, to date

The 2005 Leading Through Reading title will be Harry Beckwith's Selling The Invisible: A Field Guide to Modern Marketing.

The Scholarship Trust Funds Committee announced the nine scholarship winners: Stephanie Burke, Vicky Chang, Rafael Ferreira, Laura Frantz, Jacquelyn Kiszewski (yay, Jackie!), William C. Kurt, Jacquelyn Oshman, Jessica Vanderhoff, and Amanda Winter.

Congratulations to the scholarship recipients!

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