History and Preservation Section

Welcome to the History and Preservation Section website!  For more information about H&P, please click the "About Us" link to your right. Otherwise, feel free to browse through our pages. Important announcements concerning Section activities are below.


H&P @ NJLA 2017!!!

Here are the programs the History & Preservation section will have at NJLA this year! 

Historic Maps in Public Libraries -- Tuesday, April 25, 3:10-4 p.m.
Moderator: Danny Klein, Jersey City Free Public Library
Panelists: John Beekman, Jersey City Free Public Library; Deb Schiff, Chester Public Library

H&P Meeting Feb 1 at Morris County Library

Our next meeting will be:

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM at:

The Morris County Library (in the small conference room on the first floor)
30 E Hanover Ave, Whippany, NJ 07981   
Phone: (973) 285-6930

On the agenda:

    Discussion about 2017 officers
    Professional development coordinator position  (by-laws addition)


Congrats to Bob Stewart on Receiving the Susan G. Swartzburg Award @ NJLA2016!

The History and Preservation Section extends its congratulations to Asbury Park Library Director Bob Stewart on receiving the Section’s annual Susan G. Swartzburg Award at the 2016 NJLA Conference. Created in 2003, the Swartzburg Award recognizes a New Jersey Library Association member who, over a substantial number of years, has made exceptional contributions to an awareness, understanding, and/or preservation of archival and library materials in New Jersey.