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NH State Library 2017 Statistics Report 
Library statistics are collected annually by the New Hampshire State Library. The data provides holdings, services, programs, income, expenditures and personnel information. This information is useful to compare services with libraries of similar size, population, funding, etc. The report is available for download from the NHSL website.

NHLTA Circulating Video Collection
Four videos that were recorded at NHLTA Annual Conference sessions are available for circulation from the Manchester City Library.

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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

       FALL 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.

What You Think About NHLTA Services?

NHLTA will be inviting your comments and suggestions through a series of short surveys. The first survey requests your thoughts on the NHLTA quarterly newsletter. For example, we want to know how useful and interesting you find the content; does the information meet your needs; are there specific topics you’d like to see addressed in future issues?
Please tell us how NHLTA can do a better job of providing services to assist you with your trustee duties and responsibilities. We promise to keep the questionnaires short and to consider all your recommendations as we work to improve and expand NHLTA services.

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.
2018 NHLTA Annual Awards Winners

Library: Tucker Free Library, Henniker
Trustee: Lee Beauregard, Wiggin Memorial Library, Stratham
Director: Cathleen Beaudoin, Dover Public Library
               Donna Bunker, Chesley Memorial Library, Northwood
Friends: Kimball Library Friends Group, Atkinson
Special: Kathy Ordway, WA Bachelder Library, Andover
Continue reading for award presentation dates and times.

Save the Date!
May 29, 2019
NHLTA Annual Conference


"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 recognized expert on libraries and funding issues. She recently retired as Assistant Director of Charitable Trusts, NH DOJ, Attorney General’s Office.