Honor Those Special Contributors Who Connect the Library with the Community
    Each year NHLTA is pleased to recognize the individuals and groups who have contributed to the excellence of New Hampshire public libraries. DOWNLOAD criteria and instructions.


         NHLTA Spring Orientation Workshops

    Saturday, April 24 • 11:00 am
    Monday, June 7 • 3:00 pm

    This year instead of our usual in-person Spring Trustee Orientation workshop, NHLTA is offering a virtual workshop on two different days. Details and registration HERE.


    NH Municipal Association Weekly Membership Call is Back!
    Every Friday at 1:00 pm

    Hosted by NHMA's legal services and government affairs attorneys, this weekly call will address other questions and concerns in addition to issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Open to NHMA members, officials (including library trustees) and employees are encouraged to participate using Microsoft Teams Meeting.

    Information and REGISTRATION on the NHMA Calendar of Events.

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NHMA (NH Municipal Association)
Right-to-Know Law, Public Meetings & Government Records
April 15  •  1:30 – 3: 30 pm

Scholarships for trustees and staff are available from NHLTA: APPLICATION

NHLTA Orientation

April 24 (Saturday) 11:00 am (deadline April 17)
June 7 (Monday) 3:00 pm (deadline June 1) 

Details and registration information HERE

NH DOL Labor Law Interactive Webinar
April 12, 19, 27, and 29
9:00 am – 12:00 noon
Q & A session follows webinar. REGISTRATION required.
NHLTA presents a three-part webinar series that covers the main elements of the orientation workshop. More >

The Other Money
NHLTA webinar presented by Terry Knowles
Library funds: how to legally accept, administer, and expend all private and non-tax categories of money given to your library. More >

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

For descriptions and circulation instructions, Continue Reading.


NH Government COVID Resources
DOJ Guidance & Checklist PDF on holding electronic meetings
FBI warning of teleconferencing hijacking PDF

Dept of Health & Human Services (NHDHHS) Div of Public Health Service
  FAQs and definitions of Public Health Terms

NH Libraries Task Force Best Practices on Reopening NH Libraries (PDF)
NH Librarians Association (NHLA) clearinghouse of pandemic resources

NH Municipal Association (NHMA) COVID-19 Resources
NH: Jaffrey Public Library Pandemic Policy
NH: Jaffrey Public Library Pandemic Interim Service Plan
• Sample Library's Reopening Plans: Portsmouth Public Library, Nesmith Library, Windham, J.A. Tuttle Library, Antrim, Jaffrey Public Library

• Center for Disease Control website (CDC)
• Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) National Institutes of Health (NIH)
• Department of Labor/OSHA COVID-19 Worksplace Guidance (DOL/OSHA)
• Department of Labor Coronavirus Resources (DOL) Wage & Hour Div (DOL/WHD)
• Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
• Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Ready.gov

• Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) REALM report

• World Health Organization website (WHO)

American Library Association (ALA)
Tools for pandemic preparedness.

REPORT of the ALA Council Annual Meeting (virtual) July 1, 2020

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine website