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    IMLS Funded for 2020
    Federal Spending Budget signed December 20, 2019

    American Libraries Magazine
    American Library Association ALA.org

    Thank your representative!



    NHLTA 2020 Spring Conference
    Tuesday, May 12, 2020
    2020 Vision for Library Trustees

    Attention Sponsors: more information HERE



    HB 1615 and HB 1452
    The House Municipal and County Government Committee heard testimony on HB 1615 and HB 1452 and will determine their recommendation on the bills in an executive session on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. This means that the committee will consider any amendments proposed by committee members and decide whether to recommend the bills as "ought to pass as filed", "ought to pass with amendment", or “inexpedient to legislate".

    Continue reading the hearing update and call to action. >

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NH Center for Non-Profits Workshop
Staying Legal with the NH Attorney General

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 • 2:00 – 5:00 pm
League of NH Craftsmen, 36 North Main Street, Concord
This is a great opportunity for Friends Groups or Foundations to brush up on the latest regarding n
on-profit legalities and IRS information presented by Terry Knowles, former Assistant Director of the Charitable Trusts Unit. Fee required. LINK to more information and Online registration.


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.



NHLTA believes that continuing education is the prime factor in providing the highest quality of library services. NHLTA’s Mildred P. McKay Library Scholarship Fund provides scholarship aid to residents of New Hampshire in order to improve library services within the state.
Scholarship aid is provided for courses, workshops and conferences; applicants must be either a current trustee board member or presently employed in a New Hampshire library.
Applications for spring 2020 semester MLS or MLIS courses should be received by February 1, 2020. Past recipients of scholarships may apply again. Applications for certificate courses, conferences and workshops may be submitted anytime before the event.
Mildred P. McKay served as the New Hampshire State Librarian from 1942 to 1964. NHLTA established the Mildred P. McKay Library Scholarship Fund in her honor in 1965.
Criteria for scholarship eligibility and the application can be found on the Scholarship Page of this website.