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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

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  • 2 Brentwood - Mary E. Bartlett Memorial Library
  • 3 Jackson - Jackson Public Library
  • 4 Newport - Richards Free Library
  • 5 Plaistow - Plaistow Public Library
  • 6 Warner - Pillsbury Free Library


      WINTER 2016-17 Newsletter 
           

Back issues are available on the Newsletter page. 


                            2016 Revised
                  Library Trustees Manual
               
 

One copy of the 2016 revised NHLTA Trustee Manual was recently distributed to every New Hampshire Public Library. Click on the cover page (above right image) to open, download, and/or search the electronic version or go to the Manual Page of the website.
 


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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.
 




NHLTA ORIENTATION WORKSHOP
Saturday April 22, 2017
10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Location: Hooksett Public Library, 31 Mount Saint Mary's Way

A comprehensive overview of trusteeship that will provide you with the tools and information you need to be an effective library leader.

Save the Date! Workshop details and online registration link HERE!

 
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Important Notice: date change to Tuesday • May 23, 2017
NHLTA 2017 SPRING CONFERENCE

GOOD GOVERNANCE = GREAT LIBRARIES
SAME LOCATION: Grappone Conference Center, Concord

Due to unforseen circumstances, the NHLTA Spring Conference & Annual Meeting has been moved from Wednesday, May 24 to Tuesday May 23, 2017. Please join us in celebrating our 60th year with an Annual Conference packed with timely information, expert presenters, and engaging networking opportunities all designed to assist Library Trustees in the governance of their libraries.
 
Download REVISED BROCHURE and REGISTRATION FORM.

ONLINE REGISTRATION is recommended.

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Now Accepting Sponsorships for the 2017 Annual Conference
The premier educational and networking event produced by NHLTA is the Annual Conference. The 2017 Annual Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, May 23, 2017, and we are now accepting sponsorship registrations.

Download Sponsorship Brochure
 
More information on the Conference News Page.

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NH DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Labor Law Training Seminars
How to stay in compliance with NH labor laws seminare will be offered at various locations throughout the state from March through May. More information — dates, times, and locations — and online registration available at the NH DOL website.  
 

NH State Library Celebrates
All year long the NH State Library is celebrating the 300th Anniversary of its founding. Read the announcement by NH State Librarian Michael York. Read proclamation made by Governor Sununu. To check out the 300 "Fun Facts" on Facebook and Twitter posts, and read more about the celebration, go to the State Library website special 300th Anniversary page.