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       SPRING 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.

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

Nomination submission deadline: July 31, 2018

A list of previous winners is on the Library News page.
"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 Attorney General’s Office.  


Trust and Libraries
In this age of alternative facts, where can we find the truth? Who can we trust? People tend to trust libraries as shown by the multiple studies done by Pew Research, the Maine State Library, and the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) that confirm the trusted status of librarians.

Part 1: In Libraries We Trust
Part 2: The Truth about Trust Building

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.