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2014 Public Library Statistics are now available.
Public libraries in New Hampshire will be celebrating heroes and super heroes with the “Every Hero has a Story” summer reading program for children and their families. Many libraries will also be offering reading programs for teens and adults. The NH Summer Reading Program, which is sponsored by CHILIS, offers the opportunity for kids to be rewarded for recreational reading as well as the chance to engage in fun literacy activities at their libraries. New Hampshire is a member of the Collaborative Summer Library Program, a national reading project. For more information, please contact Ann Hoey.
The Mission of the New Hampshire State Library is to:
- Promote excellence in libraries and library services to all New Hampshire residents;
- Assist libraries and the people of New Hampshire with rapid access to library and informational resources through the development and coordination of a statewide library/information system;
- Meet the informational needs of New Hampshire state, county and municipal governments and its libraries;
- Serve as a resource center for New Hampshire.
Funded in part by the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) through the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).