NHLTA has a new address effective August 1, 2014:
NH Library Trustees Assoc.
25 Triangle Park Drive
Concord, NH 03301
Did you know that there are valuable resources on the Friends page?
Personnel Management Workshop
Wed. Oct 29 • 10:00 am –1:15 pm
The NHLTA Personnel Workshop on October 29 is now "sold out” (10-17-2014). All registrants have received confirmation emails, and we are now maintaining a waiting list. If you registered and are unable to attend, please notify Susan Gaudiello (firstname.lastname@example.org) so your seat can be given to someone on the waiting list. We will NOT be repeating this program in 2014, but may offer it again in 2015 if there appears to be sufficient demand.
Now Accepting Sponsorships for the 2015 Annual Conference
The premier educational and networking event produced by NHLTA is the Annual Conference. The 2015 Annual Conference has been scheduled for Monday, May 18, 2015, and we are now accepting sponsorship registrations.
More info on Conference & Workshops Schedule page.
CONGRATULATIONS to the 2014 ANNUAL AWARD WINNERS
Honoring Those Special Contributors Who Connect the Library to the Community
Lillian Edelmann Trustee of the Year: Doug Bencks, Durham Public Library
Library of the Year: Mary E. Bartlett Memorial Library, Brentwood
Library Director of the Year: Dorothy "Dottie” Billbrough, Colby Memorial Library, Danville
Sue Palmatier Award for Outstanding Support by a "Friends of the Library” Group: Friends of the Rye Public Library
Special Library Service Contribution Award: Elaine Brody, George and Ella Rodgers Memorial Library, Hudson
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
Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Interview
Part of a series of interviews of state librarians, this post features NH State Librarian Michael York and LSTA (Library Services & Technology Act) Coordinator Janet Eklund discussing how they see the needs of library users in NH changing and evolving. Continue reading: IMLS blog
Check out these statistics: there are 57 NH Library Construction Projects (2005–2018), both completed and in the active planning/constructions stages. Our thanks to Christie Sarles, Co-Director, Tuftonboro Free Library, for compiling this invaluable LIST.
"Libraries reflect who we are. They are vital part of a community's ecosystem."