OrientationNHLTA presents a three-part webinar series that covers the main elements of the orientation workshop. Watch each session in consecutive order — approximately 90 minutes total — or separately as time allows. For best results, watch as a group so that you can discuss the information.
Part 1: NH Laws Governing Libraries; Trustee responsibilities; Policies; Library Advocacy
(22 minutes). (Please excuse the 15 second audio gap with the second slide.) PRINT handout
Part 2: Budgeting; Meetings and the Right-to-Know Law
(37 minutes, 25 seconds). PRINT handout
Part 3: Personnel Management including Job Descriptions, Hiring, and Evaluating Staff (33 minutes, 16 seconds). PRINT handout
The Other MoneyPresented 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. Link to WEBINAR.
Terry Knowles is the recognized expert on libraries and funding issues. She was the Assistant Director of Charitable Trusts, NH DOJ, Attorney General’s Office (retired.)