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The Other Money
  presented by Terry Knowles

Navigating the different sources of money received by a public library can be confusing. In this webinar you will learn how to legally accept, administer, and expend all private and non-tax categories of money given to your library, and how those funds relate to the annual budgeting process. Links to WEBINAR and to PDF of PowerPoint slides.
Terry Knowles is the former Assistant Director of Charitable Trusts, NH Attorney General’s Office, and is the recognized expert on libraries and funding issues.  


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       SUMMER 2018 Newsletter   

Back issues are available on the Newsletter page. 

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               Library Trustees Manual

One copy of the revised NHLTA Trustee Manual was 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.

Submission Deadline: July 31, 2018
Honor Those Special Contributors Who Connect the Library
with the Community
The nomination period for the NHLTA Annual Awards is open! The awards are presented to individuals or groups who have contributed to the excellence of New Hampshire libraries and have given exemplary library service to their communities. Download nomination information HERE
A list of previous winners is on the Library News page.

Meet Mary Castelli
the new president of NHLTA


August & September Events

Carrol County-White Mts Regional Trustee Mtg
August 11 • Conway

Trustee Orientation Workshop & Regional Mtg
Sept 13 • Lancaster

Monadnock Regional Trustee Mtg
Sept 21 • Stoddard

Details HERE
In Memory of Lillian Edelmann
1928 – 2018 

'Big Lil' was mentor, friend, library ambassador, and fearless leader who's "fire in the belly" belief in NH libraries was the guiding force of the NHLTA.
Slide show from 2013 Conference,
photo collage and newsletter article.


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 the Scholarship Page.