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Membership renewal invoices were mailed April 21, if you have questions please check out the FAQs.

LIBRARIES CHANGE LIVES
"In the spirit of the United States Declaration of Independence and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we believe that libraries are essential to a democratic society." Download a copy of the ALA Declaration for the Right to Libraries from Advocacy Resources.

 


Online Directory
NH State Library directory provides information about New Hampshire Libraries available with a few keystrokes.

 


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


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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  • 1Bow - Baker Free Library
  • 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


SCHOLARSHIPS
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.
 


2017 ANNUAL AWARDS
Who will be the special contributors who connect the library with the community? Who are those individuals or groups that have given exemplary library service to their communities? It is not too soon to begin thinking of your nominees for the 2017 Annual Awards.

Download the invitation and criteria.  


       SPRING 2017 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.
 


GET CONNECTED!
Join the NHLTA LISTSERV® just for Trustees.
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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!
 



ADVOCACY ACTION NEEDED!
Save Library Funding
New Hampshire libraries will be hurt if funding for libraries is cut from the federal budget. Your support and action is needed to protect library services in New Hampshire.
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EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
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Registration Deadline: Monday May 8 
NHLTA 2017 SPRING CONFERENCE
Tuesday • May 23, 2017

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. Follow monthly postings on their 300th Anniversary webpage.