MATERIALS FROM CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, AND ORIENTATIONS
Additional materials are available on the general Resources page. 

2017 NHLTA Conference
WHAT CONSTITUTES A GREAT LIBRARY (Keynote by George Needham)

"MAKING" IT ON A BUDGET (Pesented by Bobbi Lee Slossar)
A STRATEGIC APPROACH TO GRANTS & GRANT WRITING (Presented by Laurette Edelmann)
     GRANT STRATEGY CHART HANDOUT (Presented by Laurette Edelmann)
     NONPROFIT RESOURCES HANDOUT (Presented by Laurette Edelmann)
TRUSTEE ORIENTATION PART 1 (Presented by Terri Jillson White)
IS SOLAR POWER AN OPTION FOR YOUR LIBRARY? (Presented by Jack Ruderman)
LIBRARY SERVICES FOR OLDER ADULTS (Presented by Donna Bunker, Ann Hoey, & Marilyn Stevenson)
TRUSTEE ORIENTATION PART 2 (Presented by Susan Gaudiello)
STRATEGIC PLANNING 201 (Presented by Deb Hoadley)
FUTUREPROOFING THE LIBRARY (Presented by Jessamyn West)
CHANGE MANAGEMENT: Looking from the Outside In (Presented by George Needham)
THE RIGHT-TO-KNOW LAW for Library Trustees (Presented by Cordell Johnston)
GETTING TO KNOW THE LIBRARY RSAs (Presented by Margaret Byrnes)
THE OTHER MONEY (Presented by Terry Knowles)
CREATING LIBRARY POLICIES THAT WORK (Presented by Thomas Ladd)
BOTTLING THE PASSION: Solicitation Pointers handout (Presented by Porter Caesar)
BOTTLING THE PASSION: Phone Call Tips handout (Presented by Porter Caesar)
BRINGING BIG IDEAS TO SMALL LIBRARIES (Presented by Lara Croft and Julie Perrin)


2016 NHLTA Conference
REFLECTIONS (Keynote by Edie Clark)

STARTING ON THE RIGHT FOOT: A Basic Orientation (Presented by Adele Knight and Mark Branoff)
HOW TO BE A SUCCESSFUL FUNDRAISER (Presented by Jeanine Tousignant)
BUILDING A NEW LIBRARY: The Sunapee Experience (Presented by Terri Jillson White and Mindy Atwood)
HOW THE NH CHARITABLE FOUNDATION WORKS WITH LIBRARIES AND YOUR COMMUNITY (Presented by Linda Reinish and Andrea Thorpe)
MANAGING STRESS & CONFLICT IN LIBRARIES (Presented by Kate Bishop Hamel)
THE OTHER MONEY (Presented by Terry Knowles)
COMMUNITY BASED STRATEGIC PLANNING (Presented by George Needham)
SAFETY IN THE LIBRARY (Presented by Steve Goldman)
SAFETY IN THE LIBRARY handout
APPOINTING THE LIBRARY DIRECTOR & RELATED EMPLOYMENT ISSUES (Presented by Margaret M.L. Byrnes)
LEVERAGING DATABASE MARKETING FOR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE (Presented by David Blake)
FORMING A LIBRARY FOUNDATION (Presented by Terry Knowles)
ENGAGING YOUR LIBRARY COMMUNITY WITH STORYTELLING (Presented by Julia Campbell)
ENGAGING YOUR LIBRARY COMMUNITY WITH STORYTELLING handout
COMMUNITY BUILDING & ENGAGEMENT (Presented by Deb Hoadley)
COMMUNITY BUILDING & ENGAGEMENT handout

TECHNOLOGY—WHAT'S NEXT? (Presented by George Needham)
COMPLYING WITH THE RIGHT-TO-KNOW LAW (Presented by Cordell Johnston)

ROUNDTABLE FOR SMALL LIBRARIES—Survey Results (Presented by J. Clark, C. Martineau, M. Walker)

Workshop and Orientation Sessions
ORIENTATION 2017 workshop presentation slides NOTES version
ORIENTATION 2017 workshop presentation slides
GOLDEN RULES FOR BOARD MEMBERS ALA tipsheet #11 Tools for Trustees
MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING sample from Barrington Public Library
CUSTODIAN JOB DESCRIPTION sample from Barrington Public Library

PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT 2014 workshop presentation
LIBRARY RSAs - AN EMPLOYER'S PERSPECTIVE 2014 workshop presentation
COMPLYING WITH Right to Know Law Summary 2014
NON-PUBLIC SESSION Form 2014 (customize with your library information)
CHILD LABOR LAWS: information about employing minors, NH Dept of Labor
CODE OF ETHICS  presented at Orientation workshop
COOP LISTS: networking among NH libraries
EVALUATE BOARD MEETINGS  presented at Orientation workshop
VOLUNTEERS: Best Practices for NH Libraries, NHSL (rev 7-2013)
RIGHT TO KNOW (RSA 91-A) revised: NH Department of Justice
WORKING AS A TEAM for the Board & Director presented at Orientation workshop


2015 NHLTA Conference
RISING TO THE CHALLENGE: RE-ENVISIONING PUBLIC LIBRARIES (Presented by Norman Jacknis)
PRECONFERENCE SURVEY RESULTS (Presented by David Hallenbeck)
EXPANDING ON ASPEN TRENDS (Presented by Norman Jacknis)
DESIGNING THE LIBRARY OF THE FUTURE: AN ARCHITECT'S PERSPECTIVE (Presented by Ron Lamarre)
RIGHT TO KNOW LAW - COMPLIANCE AND CURRENT ISSUES (Presented by Cordell Johnston)
BECOMING A CONFIDENT LIBRARY SPOKESPERSON (Presented by Cindy Poltack)
HOW TO ENSURE ACTION ON THE REPORT (Presented by Maureen Sullivan) tools and resources
FINDING YOUR FEARLESS LEADER: CONDUCTING THE SEARCH FOR A NEW LIBRARY DIRECTOR (Presented by Debra Caplan)
ENGAGING YOUR LIBRARY COMMUNITY THROUGH STORYTELLING (Presented by Julia Campbell)
SUCCESSFUL LIB FOR AN UNCERTAIN FUTURE (Presented by George Needham)
THE OTHER MONEY (Presented by Terry Knowles)


2014 NHLTA Conference
THE HEART OF YOUR COMMUNITY: THE PUBLIC LIBRARY, OF COURSE!
(Presented by Peter Pearson & Sue Hall)
PLANNING A WARRANT ARTICLE  (Presented by John Chrastka)
FIRM FOUNDATION  (Presented by Terry Knowles)
THE ROLE OF THE TREASURER  (Presented by Peter Royce)
MAKING FRIENDS WITH FRIENDS  (Presented by Tom Ladd)
CAMPAIGNING FOR A WARRANT ARTICLE  (Presented by John Chrastka)
THE OTHER MONEY (Presented by Terry Knowles) mp3
BRICK & MORTAR & ARMCHAIRS  (Presented by Douglas Bencks)
ALL ABOARD! GREAT TEAMS, MEETINGS  (Presented by Peter Pearson & Sue Hall)
CULTIVATING THE WHO'S WHO  (Presented by Peter Pearson & Sue Hall)
THE PERSONAL ASK  (Presented by Sandra Mitchell)
HOW TO FIGHT FOR THE LIBRARY (Presented by Melissa Prefontaine)
THE ABCS OF RSAS  (Presented by Kate DeForest)


2013 NHLTA Conference  
IN THE PUBLIC TRUST (Presented by John Chrastka)
CHALLENGES TO LIBRARY PRACTICES (Presented by Richard Hesse)
YOUR BEST ASSETS (Presented by Katherine DeForest)
FASHIONING THE SILK PURSE (Presented by Eric Palson)
GOT POLICIES (Presented by Tom Ladd)
NEED MONEY? (Presented by Melissa Prefontaine)
THE OTHER MONEY (Presented by Terry Knowles)
TRUSTEES & THEIR FRIENDS (Presented by Kim Ayers & Bruce Cotter)
BEYOND THE BAKE SALE (Presented by Carl Lindblade)
BOARD RESPONSIBILITIES IN A NEW ERA (Presented by Mary Ellen Jackson)


2012 NHLTA Conference
SPEAKING OUT! (Presented by Jennifer Pearson)  
STRATEGIC PLANNING (Presented by Deborah Hoadley)
FACEBOOK TWITTER & BEYOND (Presented by Lori Fisher, Heather Backman, & Amy Inglis)
BUILDING THE LIBRARY OF THE FUTURE (Presented by Peter Tennant)
GUARDING THE GUARDIANS (Presented by Richard Hesse)
RESOLVING CONFLICTS FOR OPTIMUM OUTCOMES (Presented by Mary Kimmel)
SUPPORTING NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS FOR LIBRARIES (Presented by Terry Knowles)
IT'S ALL IN THE NUMBERS (Presented by Carl Heidenblad)
SUCCESSION PLANNING (Presented by Susan Henry)
MARKETING STRATEGIES FOR LIBRARIES (Presented by Ginger Hobbs Lever)
IT'S THE LAW (Presented by Kate DeForest)
THE OTHER MONEY (Presented by Terry Knowles)


2011 NHLTA Conference
GREEN LIBRARIES presented by Tom Burack, Commissioner, NHDES
LIBRARIES AND THE OTHER MONEY presented by Terry Knowles, Asst Dir/Charitable Trusts, NHDOJ
SOCIAL MEDIA REVOLUTION presented by Ryan Robinson, Mainstay Technologies


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