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New Hampshire State Library
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For Librarians - Library Management - Youth Services
Children’s Book Review
The Review is an opportunity for public and school librarians to preview new picture books, early readers, and juvenile and young adult fiction and nonfiction. They also can read reviews from professional journals of most of these new titles. Reviews are scheduled throughout the year at different venues; dates and locations will be announced via listservs and newsletters. For the current list of books in the Review, see the Librarians’ Resource List in NHU-PAC.

Looking for a storyteller, puppeteer or musician to do a program for children or young adults in your library? Visit the Youth Services blog for a searchable directory. You can click on any of the tags in the left-hand column to find different types of presenters for children. If you have had any of the presenters at your library, please leave a comment about your experience.

NH Children's Authors and Illustrators Directory Acrobat Symbol icon

This directory lists children's authors and illustrators currently residing in New Hampshire. If you see any errors or omissions, please contact Ann Hoey.

NH Children's Authors and Illustrators Available for Presentations Acrobat Symbol icon

Find NH children's authors and illustrators who have developed programs for libraries and schools. Check this directory for information about their presentations and fees.

Consulting
The Youth Services Coordinator is available for consultation on all issues of library services related to youth. Please contact Ann Hoey or call 603-271-2865. You may also arrange for a consultation in your library.
Family Resource Connection
This special service of the NHSL provides information about child development, education, child care, disabilities and health issues related to young children. The Family Resource Connection offers a lending library of books, videos, journal articles and other child-related materials. All materials are available through interlibrary loan.
Internet Resources
Find links to resources on all topics related to Youth Services including Collection Development, Programming, State Library Resources, NH Programs, Continuing Education, Internet Issues, Grants, Professional Organizations, Electronic Discussion Lists, Sample Library Policies, Library Web Pages, Literacy, Child Development, Homeschooling, and NH School Media.

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