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Youth/Adult Library Services

Resources for Public Library Youth Services Staff


CLiF Children’s Literacy Foundation’s list of partner children’s book authors, illustrators, poets, and storytellers whom present.

Creative Ground  New England’s Director of creative enterprises and artist.

Humanities to Go NH Humanities catalog of programs and presenters.

Kate Messner Authors who skype with classrooms and book clubs

‚ÄčKidlit603    Children’s & Young Adult Authors of the Granite State

NH Arts NH Artist Roster.

Solo Together  New England’s living history performers and impersonators.

Author and Illustrator Pronunciation Guide

Author & Illustrator Pronunciation Guide 

A collection of brief recordings of authors and illustrators saying their names.


Writer's Resources

SCBWI Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators:

A great list of NH specific resources can be found here:

Program Idea Share

 I often get asked for program recommendations on paranormal topics. Here are my top New England choices--most of whom I have been on investigations with, are true professionals and I consider to be just really nice folks: 

Paranormal Investigators of New England (PI-NE): A TAPS family member with teams in VT, NH, MA (I am an investigator for the NH team). 

Jeff Belanger  Author, storyteller, adventurer, speaker and Emmy-nominated host, writer, and producer of the New England Legends series on PBS and Amazon Prime.

Ronnie LeBlanc: Author, researcher, speaker and stars in Expedition Bigfoot on Travel Channel and Discovery +. 

Dustin Pari:  Author, researcher, and speaker that is also becoming well known for his motivational lectures. 

Karen Tatro:  NH author, spirit medium and paranormal investigator.

Brandie Wells: NH clairvoyant, psychic medium and hypnotist. 

Roxie Zwicker: 

This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the New Hampshire State Library.