New Hampshire Library Border Workshops

New Hampshire is inviting Vermont librarians to enroll in border workshops. Costs and credits given below. Contact Tom Ladd at (603)419-0086 or Thomas.Ladd@dcr.nh.gov if you have questions.

Amy Howlett
Vermont Department of Libraries

Juvenile Non-Fiction Collection Development and Management (CD-05-2009A)
9 contact hours – intended for children’s librarians and elementary school library media personnel.

This course is designed for anyone who needs to make decisions on what to add to, keep in, or remove from their collection of J-NF. (no prerequestites)

Section CD-05-2009A Site:  Haverhill Middle School Instructor: Ann Hoey
Dates: Wednesdays 13 & 27 May, 03 June 2009 10am – 1pm Tuition: $100.

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The Reference Interview (REF-02-2009A)
9 contact hours – intended for anyone doing any reference work with the public

This course is designed for anyone working in a library who helps the public with any sort of reference questions. Students will learn and practice the best methods of clarifying exactly what the patron wants to know. Studies have shown that using these interpersonal interview skills contribute more than any other factor to reference patron satisfaction. (no prerequisites)

Section REF-02-2009A Site:  Lancaster – Weeks Memorial Library Instructor: Thomas Ladd
Dates: Mondays, 04, 11, 18 May 2009 9:30am – 12:30pm Tuition: $100. *see combo option

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The Reference Answer (REF-03-2009A)
12 contact hours – intended for anyone doing any reference work

This course is designed for anyone working in a library who helps with any sort of reference questions. Students will learn skills and strategies for effective searching of common print and electronic resources. (no prerequisites, “The Reference Interview” recommended)

Section REF-03-2009A Site: Lancaster – Weeks Memorial Library Instructor: Thomas Ladd
Dates: Mondays 01, 15,22,29 June 2009 9:30am – 12:30pm Tuition:$120. *see combo option * * *

Reference “Combo Package” REF-combo-2009
We are offering a special deal this Spring only – Take the 2 core reference modular courses offered above for the combination fee of only $175. This is a $45. savings over taking each individually. To take advantage of this offer, register for “REF-combo-2009” @ $175.

Questions? contact Tom Ladd, NHSL at (603)419-0086 or Thomas.Ladd@dcr.nh.gov

Registration Form

(One form per student per module, please – photocopy form as often as you wish!)

Module & Section No.________________________ (e.g. “CAT-01-1999B” )

Module title__________________________________________(e.g. “Cataloging Overview” )

Module location___________________________ (e.g. “Peterborough”)

Your name:_______________________________________(lastname, firstname, middle etc.)

Social Security Number [for ID purposes only] (optional)_______________

Date of birth [for ID purposes only] (optional)________________________

Home address:________________________________________________(street or PO Box, town/city, state, zip code)

Work (Library / Institution)______________________________________

Work address:________________________________________________
(street or PO Box, town/city, state, zip code)

Home phone:____________________Personal e-mail:______________________________

Work phone:____________________Work e-mail:_________________________________

Registration procedure

  1. Fill out form
  2. Attach check/money order for the correct registration fee (caution – fees vary by course) make check out to “NH State Library.” Call to arrange for other payment methods!
  3. Send Form and Payment by US mail or by VAN Delivery to: Darlene Reinhard, NH State Library 20 Park Street Concord, NH 03301 (free courses may fax form to 271-6826)

Questions? Contact Tom Ladd at (603)419-0086 or Thomas.Ladd@dcr.nh.gov

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