Posts by: Mary Cronin

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.

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.”


  • 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.