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New section of Library Management workshop

Due to high demand for the Library Management workshop, NHLA has added another session of the class on Tuesday, November 29 at the Howe Library in Hanover.  The all-day workshop will be taught by Mary White and is $10 for NHLA members and $20 for nonmembers.  To register for this workshop, go to the following page and click on Reference:

NHLA/NHSL Fall Workshops

Seats are filling quickly for the following workshops, which are sponsored by NHLA and the state library.  If you have already registered for one of these workshops, please be sure to send your payment (made out to NH Library Association)  in order to secure your spot in the class.

  • Library Programming: All Ages–Thursday, September 22 at Pease Public Library, Plymouth from 10 am to 5pm . Instructor: Andrea Thorpe, Director of Richards Free Library
  • Library Management: Budgets, Personnel, Buildings, Governance–Tuesday, October 25 at Howe Library, Hanover from 10 am to 5 pm . Instructor: Mary White, Director of Howe Library
  • Collection Development: Nuts and Bolts–Wednesday, November 9 at the Local Government Center in Concord from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm . Instructor: Andrea Thorpe, Director of Richards Free Library

    These six credit hour workshops are offered at $10 for NHLA members and $20 for non-members. Registrations are limited to one person per library. If you wish to register, please visit the link below and click on Reference. You will be directed to a page that lists the classes. Click on the workshop (s) you wish to register for and on the following page, click on Sign up at the bottom of the page. Please complete the registration page. Be sure to hit “update” at the bottom of the page. You will receive a confirmation email if you have successfully registered. Please send your check for the registration fee as soon as possible to Ann Hoey at the State Library. Your check should be made payable to NH Library Association.

    To register, go to this link:
    If you have any questions, please contact Ann Hoey.

    Conference Opportunity

    Storytelling for Children Conference at Keene State College:  Why are Stories Powerful? Family Stories and Early Education

    April 12, 2008

    This conference has a focus for Early Childhood as well as one for the deaf community; interpreters will be signing.

    Keynote:  Laura Simms

    Laura will explore the power of narrative to heal and transform us all.  Telling her own inspiring family story about her son, Ishmael Beah (author of A Long Way Gone:  Memoirs of a Boy Soldier), Laura will help us understand the process of reciprocal listening and how it empowers our youth to strengthen their lives.

    Also choice of 2 workshops  + storytelling session featuring the day’s speakers.  Reasonable price and student discount.


    • “Making Fairy Tales with Children:  Finding the Hidden Story” – Laura Simms
    • “Unseen Borders:  Stories in Sign and Voice” – K. R. Glickman & Tony Toledo
    • “Story Bridges:  Story, Community, and Cross-Cultural Communication” – Norah Dooley
    • “Bodystories:– Mime and Movement for Storytellers” – Motoko
    • “Signing Your Life Away!  Sharing Your Story the Deaf Way” – K. R. Glickman
    • “The Magic of Storytelling to Preschoolers” – John Porcino
    • Tony Toledo – Learning How to Tell a Story

    $90 covers all of the day’s events / $45.00 for students.

    Event website:

    Contact:  (413)398-4484 or