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ROOTS OF NH LIBRARIES
NH LEGISLATURE 1891

CHAPTER 62
An Act to Promote the Establishment and Efficiency of Free Public Libraries

History of NH Libraries
by Mildred P. McKay
State Librarian, 1942–1964


Friends Groups
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Map of Public Libraries in New Hampshire
New Hampshire Public Libraries and Trustee Websites
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  • 1Windham - Nesmith Library
  • 2 Peterborough - Peterborough Town Library
  • 3 Nottingham - Blaisdell Library
  • 4 Littleton - Littleton Public Library
  • 5 Groveton - Northumberland Public Library
  • 6 Durham - Durham Public Library


   WINTER 2015-16 Newsletter
           

Back issues are available on the Newsletter page. 


Dear Curmudgeon . . .
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             Have you Read your
         Library Trustees Manual?
                    
The NHLTA Trustee Manual was revised in 2011 and distributed to all NHLTA members. Click on the Manual
cover above for an electronic version which is available for download and can be accessed online or go to the Manual Page of the website.  
 
The manual was compiled as a resource for the use of all trustees. The directors on the NHLTA Board are available to help if you can't find the answers in the manual.



Right-to-Know Workshop
Thursday, March 10

Hanover Town Hall (Board Room–2nd Floor)
41 Main Street, Hanover

 
Presented by New Hampshire Municipal Association Legal Services, this workshop will provide an overview of the law and address some of the most difficult issues under the law, including procedures for non-public session, confidential information, electronic records and more.

Free to elected officials of NHMA member communities — please check with your town offices to confirm.


Online pre-registration is requires. Click HERE for more information and to register. 
 
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NHLTA SPRING CONFERENCE
ANNUAL MEETING

Libraries in Transition: Past, Present, Future
Monday May 23
Grappone Conference Center, Concord
 
Mark the date on your calendar.
Details will be forthcoming.
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"Armed with knowledge,
trustees are a formidable force."

 

NHLTA Annual Conference May 23, 2016
Now Accepting Sponsorships

Don't miss this once a year opportunity to showcase  your company's products and services while at the same time supporting local public libraries! For more detailed information download the sponsorship brochure.
 
More Than 180,000 Items
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The New York Public Library just made their Public Domain Digital Collection free to share and resues.
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The Mildred P. McKay Scholarship Fund has been providing scholarships to improve library services within the state for over fifty years. Criteria and application form available for download on Scholarship Page.
CONGRATULATIONS!
2015 Annual Awards Winners
"Honoring those special contributors who connect your Library to the Community."
Go to Library News page.