New Hampshire Library Trustees Association
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Board Notes - Resources and Education

Section dedicated to Q&A

Additional Pay or a Stipend — ANSWER
Age, residency, and citizenship requirements to be a candidate for library trustee — ANSWER
Alternate Trustees (Legal Q&A Natch Greyes) — ANSWER
Alternate Trustee Appointments by BOS — ANSWER
Area Library Forum (ALF) Dormant RSA — ANSWER
At Will Library Employees — ANSWER
Board vs individual trustee re: access to Personnel files — ASK MARGARET
Bonding Trustees: who is responsible and who pays — ANSWER
Contracts for Staff — ANSWER 
Difficult trustee board member: ASK MARGARET
Employment Agreement Basic Information — SAMPLE
Employment Agreement Generic — SAMPLE
Employment Contract Basics — SAMPLE
Employment Contract Barrington PL — SAMPLE
Employment Law Hotline Referral: Drummond Woodsum 603-623-2500 (NHMA Member Benefit)
Fireworks donated for Fundraiser — ANSWER
Funds for Fundraising — ANSWER
Library Director is library employee — Littleton vs Taylor CASE LAW
Library records: who retains? Library or Town clerk — ANSWER
Library records storage — ASK MARGARET
Library standards RSA 201-D:10 — DORMANT per Michael York, State Library 
Meeting Notice posting — ANSWER
Meeting Quorum — ANSWER
NHLTA History Chronology: The Early Years by Mark Branoff — ARTICLE 
Patron Complaint about the Director — ANSWER
Policies Signed by Board? — ANSWER
Probationary period in employment contract — ANSWER
Probationary termination of employment — NHMA Legal Services Opinion/Stephen Buckley
Public vs Non-Public session — ASK MARGARET
Revising Terms of a trust (CY Pres) — ANSWER 
RTK and Confidentiality: ASK MARGARET
RTK and using email — ANSWER
RTK Changes in Minutes — EFFECTIVE 1-2019
Salaried/Hourly: exemption from minimum wage and overtime pay Fact Sheet #17A US Gov: Dept of Labor
Search Committee — ANSWER
Signing Checks & Manifest — ANSWER
Trustee Board: Process to change number — ANSWER
Volunteers, legal opinion — ISRAEL PIEDRA Atty
Volunteers and libraries — ASK MARGARET
Volunteers: questions and best practice (NH State Library) — ANSWER
Who's in Charge of Library Construction Project: ASK MARGARET
Who's in Charge of Library Construction Project: MEREDITH PUBLIC LIBRARY legal opinion 


  1. Alberta Library Trustees Association (Canada)
  2. I Love
  3. Library of Congress
  4. Library Resource Guide ALA
  5. Massachusetts Library Trustee Pocket Guide
  6. New York State Library Trustees Handbook
  7. VA Public Library Trustee Handbook 2019
  8. Web
  9. World Digital Library