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       SPRING 2018 Newsletter   

Back issues are available on the Newsletter page. 

The Other Money WEBINAR
with 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 Assistant Director of Charitable Trusts, NH Attorney General’s Office, and is the recognized expert on libraries and funding issues.  

               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.

Trustee Orientation/Personnel Management
Saturday, April 28, 2018
10 am – 2 pm
LOCATION: Hookset Public Library
31 Mount Saint Mary's Way, Hooksett 
This workshop is 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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2018 Regional Trustee Meeting Schedule
April 21Holderness Library, Holderness
May 4Frost Free Library, Marlborough 
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NHLTA Annual Conference

May 14, 2018
Refresh & Refocus
What does it mean to be a thriving public library in the 21st century? What are the challenges we face? NHLTA is pleased to celebrate its 71st 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.  MORE information on this page. Download the BROCHURE and REGISTRATION FORM.


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Sponsors, Exhibitors, Supporters
Don't miss this opportunity to support public libraries and at the same time showcase your products and services to library leaders in New Hampshire. More information ...  

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.