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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.

Registration now open for READS Fall Conference

Please join READS on Friday, September 19, 2014 at the Hooksett Public Library for “Reference and Relevance in the 21st Century.”

Featuring:

  • Three professional development sessions led by colleagues with expertise to share
  • Technology petting zoo
  • READS Award of Excellence
  • READS annual business meeting
  • Lunch

Download brochure and registration form.

Deadline to register is September 8, 2014.

Fanfare, please!

book cover imageAnnouncing our first new Reads-to-Go kit of the summer–We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler! The kit is hosted at the Paul Memorial Library, Newfields. To borrow it for your group, call Paul Memorial Library at 778-8169.

Still a few spaces left for READS Roundtables

READS Spring Round Tables are coming up soon! There are still a few spaces left at each location. The registration deadline is March 12.

Click here for a copy of the brochure and registration form. The brochure points you to the hosting library’s website for directions and parking information.

For more information contact Program Committee Chair Carol Roberts: carolrose.roberts@gmail.com

Cultivating Tech-Savvy Library Staff

NHLA/READS announces Spring Round Tables 2014.  Plan to attend a Spring Round Table near you. Register early as space is limited at most locations.  The registration deadline is March 12.

The theme  is “Cultivating Tech-Savvy Library Staff”.   Libraries and READS members will receive a brochure with registration form via the NHLA van service. (Download and print a registration form)

The Round Tables will all be morning sessions.

  • Seacoast Co-op to be held at Rye PL – March 20 (snow date: March 27)
  • Merri-Hill-Rock co-op to be held at Hooksett PL – March 27
  • Hillstown co-op to be held at Merrimack PL – April 4
  • Nubanusit co-op to be held at Fitzwilliam PL – April 10

Subject experts Bobbi Slossar or Steve Butzel will take part in each session.

For more information contact Program Committee Chair Carol Roberts: carolrose.roberts@gmail.com