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Great Stone Face 2015-2016 power point

The GSF power point slides are now available through the Award menu above, or by clicking here.

NOTE: You do NOT have to create an account with Dropbox to view our public files.  Just click the X in the upper right corner to close the registration/log in window.

Great Stone Face Award Voting

Your local voting results should be sent to Sarah Hydorn at the Amherst Town Library by April 30, 2015.  The tally sheet is available through the drop down menu above (under Awards>Great Stone Face>2014-2015 Nominees>Voting Tally Sheet) or by clicking here.  (You may have to refresh the page to view the updated tally sheet, if you have previously viewed it.)

Voting ballots are also available through the same menu path as above.

Spring Conference 2015 Pictures

Pictures from the Spring Conference can be viewed here:


CHILIS Spring Conference: March 5, 2015

Please join colleagues and friends at the CHILIS Spring Conference, which will be held on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at Southern NH University in Manchester.

The morning offers programs about graphic novels and the nuts and bolts of summer reading as well as the presentation of the CHILIS Librarian of the Year Award. The afternoon features the Kids, Books and the Arts Showcase.

We are asking you to complete both an online registration as well as a brief printed form to be sent with your registration check.  Register online at, then fill out this form to send with your check.

Conference Schedule and Directions to SNHU can be found here.

The conference registration deadline is Friday, February 20, 2015.

Spring2015ConferenceInfo Spring2015ConferenceForm

More Spring Conference Photos

You can view more photos from the 2014 Spring Conference here:


Fall Conference 2013 Handouts and Pictures

Enjoy!  And don’t forget to fill out the Conference Evaluation if you attended!

Photos from the 2013 CHILIS Fall Conference

Common Core Presentation

Roman Arch STEM Activity

Conference Evaluation Form


Common Core Presentation, CHILIS Fall Conference

Thank you, Gail Bourn and Beth Strauss, for the informative presentation on Common Core and the School-Library connection!

Here’s the presentation: Common Core Presentation


STEM Program Ideas

Terrific FALL conference!!

There were some really great ideas for STEM programs shared at the conference, and we invite anyone and everyone to post their ideas and successes here in the comments section.

Pictures and speakers’ notes will be posted as soon as we receive them.

Here’s the handout for the Roman Arch project.

Please add your ideas!


Great Stone Face Award Book Talks

The GSF committee has provided book talks for the 2013-2014 list of nominees.  These can be found under the “Awards” link at the top of the page… select “Great Stone Face” then “2013-2014 Nominees” and then “Committee Book Talks”.  Or click on the link below.


Great Stone Face book talks 2014

CHILIS Fall Conference — Thursday, October 17

The 2013 CHILIS Fall Conference will be held on Thursday, October 17 at The Center at Eastman, in Grantham, NH.

The conference will include panel discussions/presentations on Common Core Connections and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs, as well as presentations by authors Michael Rex and Jason Chin.

Registration form, directions, and conference agenda are available here.

Hope to see you there!