Fall Conference 2017
Local Government Center
25 Triangle Park Drive
September 28th, 2017
9:30- 10 Breakfast and Registration
10am- Business meeting and Voting for new officers
10:30 Mental Health (panel)- Stephanie Loiselle (Wilton Public Library), Rebecca Dehass (Change Direction NH/ Dover Psychologist) – A panel and conversation about how libraries can provide families with information about teen mental health and where libraries can find those resources and more.
11:30- Isinglass and Flume info- Tanya Ricker and Julia Lanter will discuss the changes that have been made with the Isinglass and Flume teen reads awards.
12- Lunch Break
12:20- Featured Speaker- Lisa Bunker Author of Feliz YZ. Lisa will speak about her new book and about how to make libraries a safer place for LGBTQ teens.
1:20 Book Signing and Social networking time- Felix YZ will be available for purchase at a discounted price from Gibson’s Bookstore.
1:30 Safe Spaces (panel)- Lisa Houde (Rye Public Library), Heather Ouellette- Cygan (GSLEN - NH Chapter)- A panel and conversation about how libraries can be safe spaces for teens.
2:15 Social Media Discussion- Laura Horwood-Benton (Portsmouth Public Library) will discuss how we can effectively reach our teens with social media, what social media they are using, etc.
2:45 Raffle- Raffle tickets will be available throughout the day. We will be raffling off a $75 gift card to Amazon.
NHLA Cancellation policy
Falling into Collections
We'll be talking about collecting adult graphic novels (with Robin Brenner, editor in chief of review website No Flying No Tights), displaying collections, and adapting Dewey in non-fiction collections. The local author focus includes a talk by Virginia MacGregor and a panel discussion.
CHILIS FALL 2017 CONFERENCE
Storytimes and Early Literacy – Playful Learning For All
Please join us on October 19th, 2017 at the Fireside Inn in West Lebanon, New Hampshire for our annual CHILIS fall conference. As usual, we will conduct our business meeting, have raffles, food and drinks, and plenty of time for connecting with our colleagues.
This year, we have engaged the fabulous Saroj Ghoting to lead an exciting, interactive workshop called “Storytimes and Early Literacy – Playful Learning For All.” Be sure to bring a few of your favorite storytime books to work with. You can learn more about Saroj here: http://www.earlylit.net/ and you can see the day's schedule HERE.
The conference will start at 8:30 and wrap up at 4:00 p.m. Please familiarize yourself with the NHLA conference/class cancellation policy and let us know of any food allergies or considerations you may require.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 12
CHILIS Members $50 | Nonmembers $60
Registration fees can be paid with a credit card or PayPal.
If you need to pay by check, please fill out this form and make check payable to NHLA/CHILIS. Send both by van to Portsmouth Public Library attn: Susan Laun or mail them to Susan Laun c/o Portsmouth Public Library, 175 Parrott Avenue, Portsmouth, NH 03801.
See you there!
Please visit chilis.nhlibrarians.org to learn more about CHILIS!
Engaging Your Community
Friday, November 3, 2017
Registration can be paid with a credit card or PayPal.
If paying by check, make it payable to NHLA and send to Lisa Jose, NHLA Membership Chair, Manchester City Library, 405 Pine St., Manchester, NH 03104 (van stop: Manchester City Library).
Register soon, but before October 20, 2017. Please refer to the NHLA Cancellation Policy.
Carpooling is strongly encouraged. Everyone who arrives in a car with 2 or more people will get a chance in the carpool raffle.
9:00 Coffee and Registration
9:30 Key Note by Jeremy Johannesen, New York Library Association: Everyday Advocacy
10:15-10:45 Awards and Recognition
11:00 Erica Freudenberger: Community Engagement
2:00 Business Meeting
2:45 Laura Horwood-Benton: Social Media Best Practices
3:30 Raffles and Wrap-Up
Details on speakers & presentations will be updated at
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