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Posts by: Mary Cronin

Protect Your Patrons with Website Security

https imageThe NHLA’s IT section will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, July 19, from 1 to 4 pm at the Cook Memorial Library in Tamworth.

At this meeting, Betsy Coleman and Collette Matthias Powers from UNH’s IT program will talk about the difference between HTTP and HTTPS,¬† why we should care, and how to make it happen. Then we will have a roundtable discussion to share what we have done in our own libraries.

If you plan to come to this meeting, please RSVP to Kate Thomas at

Advocacy Committee hosting “Librarians after Hours” July 19

7.19.17 Librarians After Hours inviteWe hope to see a lot of librarians on July 19th in Tamworth for an after hours event following the ITS meeting taking place the same afternoon from 1 to 4 pm at Cook Memorial Library.

What: Social time, spirits tasting, appetizers (there will be a nonalcoholic beverage option available)

When: 4:30 to 5:30 pm on Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Where: Tamworth Distilling, 15 Cleveland Hill Road (at corner of Main Street and Great Hill Road), Tamworth, NH

How much: Cost will be around $15-$20 per person, payable at event at Tamworth Distilling

Please RSVP by July 11 by contacting Mary Cronin, 603-323-8510 or, or if you have questions about directions.

Nominations for READS Award of Excellence

Do you know a NH librarian¬†who has been instrumental in improving library services to adults? Consider nominating that person for this year’s READS Award of Excellence. Find information and nomination form at Deadline is June 5.

Registration is open for READS 2015 Spring Roundtables

READS Roundtables 2015 logoJoin READS for their Spring 2015 Round Table Discussions, taking place in four locations around the state in March and April. Registration deadline is March 2.

Learn more and find registration info.


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READS Award of Excellence 2014

Mark GlissonCongratulations to Mark Glisson!

Mark is the 2014 recipient of the READS Award of Excellence. He is Information and Technical Services Specialist at Hooksett Library.

READS conference follow-up

Deb Baker’s presentation at the September 19 READS Fall Conference on “21st Century Reference and Adult Services” included small group discussions. Deb has collected and listed some of the great ideas shared in those groups: Small Group Ideas from READS Fall Conference (.docx file).

READS Fall Conference presentations posted

The slideshows that were prepared by speakers to show along with their presentations at the September 19, 2014 READS Fall Conference have been posted on our Resources page.

READS Annual Meeting documents

The READS Annual Business Meeting will take place on Friday, September 19, 2014 at 10:30 am as part of the READS Fall Conference.

Take a moment to review these two items, which will be on the Annual Meeting Agenda:

READS Fall conference is full

READS Fall conference attendees:
Thank you all for your prompt response. We are at capacity. If you are registered for the conference you will receive an email from the registrar with reminders about carpooling; water bottles; etc.
See you all on Friday, September 19th at the Hooksett Public Library.