Janie L Hermann, Public Programming Librarian, Princeton Public Library
Janie Hermann is the Public Programming Librarian at Princeton Public Library where she oversees the 1,500+ programs planned annually by the library’s 15 member cross-departmental programming team. Janie was chosen by Library Journal as a “Mover and Shaker” in 2007 for her work in developing Princeton’s technology training program and for her founding of Tuesday Technology Talks in 1999. She serves on the executive board of ALA’s Learning Round Table and is active on several other ALA committees. A graduate of GSLIS at The University of Western Ontario she has lived in NJ for the last 12 years where she has been involved with NJLA and was appointed by the state librarian to serve on the Blue Ribbon Task Force on the Future of Libraries in New Jersey. During the last 14 years Janie has given over 150 presentations to librarians at the local, state and national level on a variety of topics ranging from Social Software to Newspaper Indexing.In her spare time she enjoys scrapbooking, skiing and spending time with her family.