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Board members Betty Turock, Krisellen Maloney and Gus Friedrick celebrate with Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress, who was the 2017 Commencement speaker at Rutgers University – Camden. Both Dr.Hayden and Dr. Turock were former presidents of the American Library Association.
Bruce Springsteen's memoirs, Born to Run, will represent New Jersey in the annual Route 1 Centers for the Book reading project. Springsteen’s book gives fans an insight into what has driven him over the course of his life and career-- the demons, anxiety, joys, fears, hopes, and dreams that drives him to be the "Boss."
The 2016/2017 Miss Rumphius award, given to a person who develops creative activities to enhance learning and literacy, was awarded to Amanda Winter, Youth Services Librarian at Livingston Public Library. Pictured at left are : Carol Phillips, Joseph Emery, Amanda Winter, and Sharon Rawlins. We'd like your feedback. Contact us at: www.njcenterforthebook.org/contact-us