• NHLTA Virtual Roundtables
    June 4 • 2–3:00 pm

    NHLTA is offering members another opportunity to meet online to discuss hot topics and share experiences and advice.The agenda for both sessions will focus on the reopening process for NH libraries and plans for the Summer Reading Program. 

    Details and online REGISTRATION

    PDF of Reopening Best Practices from the NH Libraries Task Force. 
    Thank you to the 18 librarians who worked so hard to research, cull, collate, and create this document.




    "Honoring Those Special Contributors Who Connect the Library to the Community"

    Awards are presented annually to individuals or groups who havecontributed to the excellence of New Hampshire libraries and have given exemplary service in connecting the library with the community. MORE information >

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Virtual Workshops presented by NHLTA
Saturday, June 13, 2020, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, June 16, 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
More information and online registration link HERE.



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.


• Governor announces "STAY AT HOME 2.0" a new, modified Stay-at-Home Order.
• Governor's Emergency Order #12 PDF regarding meetings of public bodies
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 State Library (NHSL) pandemic resources
NH: Jaffrey Public Library Pandemic Policy
NH: Jaffrey Public Library Pandemic Interim Service Plan

• Center for Disease Control website (CDC)
• National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) News Releases
• Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) National Institutes of Health (NIH)
• Department of Labor Coronavirus Resources (DOL) Wage & Hour Div (DOL/WHD)
• Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
• Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Ready.gov
• Government Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

• World Health Organization website (WHO)

American Library Association (ALA) Tools for pandemic preparedness
United for Libraries Opens Up Online Forums During Crisis
Membership requirements waived through June 30, 2020. The online forums provide a place for Boards of Trustees, Friends Groups, and Library Foundations to share best practices, ask questions, seek feedback, and more. Sign up HERE.