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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


NOTICE
NHLTA has a new address effective August 1, 2014:

NH Library Trustees Assoc.
25 Triangle Park Drive
Concord, NH 03301


Friends Groups
Did you know that there are valuable resources on the Friends page?

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Map of Public Libraries in New Hampshire
New Hampshire Public Libraries and Trustee Websites

Scholarship Opportunity
Dollar SignThe Mildred McKay Scholarship Fund provides scholarship aid to residents of New Hampshire in order to improve library services within the state. The New Hampshire Charitable Fund manages the funds which are distributed by the New Hampshire Library Trustee Association. Click HERE for Scholarship page.

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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


Dear Curmudgeon . . .
What is the superego?


   WINTER 2014-15 Newsletter
          
            
Back issues are available on the Newsletter page. 


Grass Roots Advocacy
Jan 8, 2015:  "A lot has changed at your local library." Intriguing title of the Cabinet Press article by the director of the Wadleigh Library, Milford. Continue reading

More news items on the Advocacy page.


IT TOOK A COMMUNITY TO BUILD A LIBRARY

This inspiring story will reinforce your faith in the strength, ingenuity, and generosity of people. Like the libraries in New Hampshire, the Lincolnville Community Library in Maine is the heart of the community, connecting neighbors, providing resources and fostering lifelong learning. Read more at each link about "how ordinary people taking action for extraordinary change made a difference.”

Christian Science Monitor

WABI.TV

Lincolnville Library website




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Now trustees have their own means of communicating and sharing. You are not alone—there are over 1200 other trustees in NH—join and get connected! If you have any questions, contact David Hallenbeck (administrator of the LISTSERV) at d.hallenbeck@nhlta.org
 


             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.



RESCHEDULED DATE: March 24
An Invitation from the NEW
Abbott Library, Sunapee


A presentation about the library project from A-Z plus a tour of this spectacular library. More details on the Calendar page. Rescheduled date: Tuesday March 24.



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.