Posts by: Diane Mayr

Station Eleven–A RTG Kit!

Station Eleven
We’re nearing 150 titles in our program. The latest is Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel. Learn more here.

Another New Title!

euphoriaEuphoria by Lily King hosted by Amherst T. L. Click here for more information. –Diane

Etta and Otto and Russell and James


Etta and Otto and Russell and James, by Emma Hooper, is now a READS-TO-GO kit! Learn more here.

Nonfiction Kit!

We’ve added a nonfiction title to our kits–The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown.

More RTG Kits

We have three new titles! Read more here.


Mercy Snow

Museum of Extraordinary Things



Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan is now available. The host library, Whipple F. L., is ready to take reservations! This kit was sponsored by the Hillstown Co-op.

Also, The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd, is hosted by Richards F. L. After Richards’ book group discusses it on August 4, it will be available. This kit was sponsored by the Friends of the Richards Free Library.

Invention of WingsNew kits!

New RTG Kits

Three new kit titles! Two fiction and one nonfiction and all highly discussable! As always, visit our site and Facebook page!


Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan. The host library is Somersworth Public Library, call Michelle Baker or Debora Longo at 692-4587.

The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin. The host library is Dover Public Library, call 516-6050.


Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? by Jeanette Winterson. This kit is hosted by Rochester Public Library, call Donna Hynes at 335-7550.

We have several other titles coming soon (they have sponsorship and are awaiting processing and cataloging), and, we are looking for a sponsor for Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan, a novel of the “unconventional” courtship and marriage of Robert Louis Stevenson and his wife Fanny. Lots of good discussion with this title! If your library or group is interested, please contact me at


Nine New Kits!

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Today we are announcing nine new RTG kits to serve book discussion groups throughout New Hampshire!

Announcing Our 126th Kit!

Life After Lifelife after life by Kate Atkinson; hosted by Laconia Public Library.


With the turnover in library personnel, I realize that new people may not be familiar with the various Facebook pages that have been set up for NHLA members.


READS-TO-GO (see also the RTG blog
CHILIS (NH Children’s Librarians)

The NHLA pages have content posted almost daily!

Other Facebook pages of interest:
NH State Library
NH Downloadable Audiobooks
NH School Library Media Association
NH State Council on the Arts
NH Humanities Council
NH Writers Project

If you know of other pages of interest to librarians, please add to the comments. –Diane