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Posts by: Marilyn Borgendale

To see ourselves as other see us: a conversation (at one remove) between trustees and directors

When I talked with George Needham at the recent Trustee Association Conference, I asked him if he was planning to share the words to trustees he had solicited at the NHLA Spring Conference. He said not only that, but that he would be asking the trustees to share as well. He wrote up the comments for us:

“In May 2017 I had the honor of speaking at both the New Hampshire Library Association (NHLA) and the New Hampshire Library Trustees Association (NHLTA) conferences.

My keynote at the NHLA conference on May 5th ran a little short. At the end of my remarks, I said that I’d be speaking at NHLTA later in the month, and was there anything that the public librarians would like to share with their trustees? The floodgates opened…” Read on.

 

Your committee can meet online

NHLA has purchased a subscription for GoToMeeting for Sections and Committees to use to host virtual meetings. This should facilitate participation from members all over the state. The software is fairly intuitive and the meetings may be recorded. The guidelines and instructions are posted in the Resources section. Contact Marilyn Borgendale, mborg@gmilcs.org or 603.495.4286 for the password or assistance in getting started.

Welcome New Members at the Spring Conference

Libraries 2007

In the spirit of connecting New Hampshire libraries and librarians, please join the NHLA executive board in welcoming new members at the Orient Express, Thursday, May 17, 5:30-6:30.  If you are a new member, you will receive a complimentary beverage, along with some tips on getting the most from the conference.  Register now; see you there.