Annual Conference

Stand Up to Stand Out

Conference Details

When: Tuesday, 6/4/2024

Time: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Check-in and Breakfast starts at 8 a.m.!)

Where: Mercer County Community College

Directions: 1200 Old Trenton Rd, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

Click here for written directions and to see a map of the venue.

Keynote Speaker

Click here to read the breakout session descriptions!

Learn more about our presenters here.

Attendee Registration

Click here to register for the conference virtually!

Or, print registration using this form and send it through the mail.

Awards & Scholarships

Visit our Awards and Scholarships page to nominate your colleagues for recognition awards and to learn more about scholarship opportunities!

Special Events During the Conference
  • In the morning, meet with local NJ authors! Ask them questions, purchase autographed copies of their books, and take photos! (Please note: not all authors are hosting author tables. Some are presenters!)
  • In-between sessions, get a free shoulder massage!
  • Commemorate the day by taking photos with colleagues and new friends at the photo booth!
  • Shop all day at the NJLA Store! You’ll find gifts for book and library lovers.
Conference Sponsors
  • Thank you to all our donors and sponsors!
    • Adventure Aquarium
    • Jenkinson’s Aquarium
    • Grounds for Sculpture
    • Longwood Gardens
    • New Jersey Library Association
    • New York Jets
    • Wawa
    • Local NJ Authors
Overview of the Day
8:00 – 9:15 a.m.Registration & BreakfastNJALACafeteria
9:15 – 9:30 a.m.State Librarian WelcomeJen NelsonAuditorium
9:30 -10:30 a.m.KeynoteScott ChesneyAuditorium
10:45 – 11:45 a.m.Morning SessionsVariousVarious
11:45 – 1:00 p.m.LunchNJALACafeteria
1:00 – 1:30 p.m.MeetingNJALAAuditorium
1:45 – 2:45 p.m.Afternoon SessionsVariousVarious
3:00 – 3:50 p.m.Roundtable & SnacksVariousCafeteria
4:00 – 4:30 p.m.Raffle & WrapNJALAAuditorium