New Jersey State Library

Log Number: LS-250226-OLS-21

The Thomas Edison State University- New Jersey State Library will use funds under the American Rescue Plan Act to help communities respond directly and immediately to the pandemic, as well as to related economic and community needs through equitable approaches in digital inclusion and library services. They will continue to support the goals of their Five-Year Plan for FY 2018-2022. In New Jersey, specific goals address all New Jersey Residents: 1) Having convenient access to quality information resources in a format that they can use to achieve their educational, occupational, and personal/recreational goals; 2) being served by local libraries that are technologically advanced and that employ knowledgeable, community-focused staff members who incorporate the best professional practices to deliver high quality library services; and 3) Having an opportunity to reach their full potential and to participate in and contribute to their communities.