READS members interested in serving on a committee should contact the Committee Chair.
An ad hoc committee consisting of the Past President and two other READS members, appointed by the READS President. Committee recruits candidates for READS elected executive board positions and for READS committee leadership positions.
Plans and carries out two READS programs every year:
- The annual Fall Program (October), an all day program that includes lunch, annual READS Business Meeting, and elections as well as the presentation of the READS Award of Excellence.
- A series of Spring roundtable discussions (around the 4th week in March) on a topic of interest to New Hampshire librarians.
Program Committee Members:
Eileen Gilbert, chairperson, Belmont Public Library
Amanda Alwyn, Laconia Public Library
Matt Gunby, Meredith Public Library
Kristen Gurciullo, Nashua Public Library
Maria Schroeter, Nesmith in Windham
Nicole Prokop, Concord Public Library
Curates books and discussion resources for kits to assist book discussion groups throughout the state of NH and the libraries that serve them.
READS-TO-GO committee members:
Brianna Hemmah, chairperson, Laconia Public Library
Judith Haskell, unaffiliated
Elizabeth Herold, North Hampton Public Library
Claudia Mayr, unaffiliated
Diane Mayr, unaffiliated
Natalie Moser, Laconia Public Library
Elizabeth Nerbonne, Rochester Public Library
Michelle Ricca, Rodgers Memorial Library
Tricia Ryden, Wiggin Memorial Library, Stratham
Martha Simmons, Hooksett Public Library
Katherine Parker Wright, Rochester Public Library
Award Selection Committee
Coordinates the annual presentation of the READS Award of Excellence.