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Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners Resource Guide Collection

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Information, resources, and advice for library friends groups in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Friends of Libraries Organization

Become a member of the MFOL! Follow the link below to learn more about membership benefits, to become a member, and to connect with MFOL on Facebook and Twitter.
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Every year MFOL presents a Donna Forand Fantastic Friends Award to a Friends group that has done something outstanding in the past year. The 2015 Award will be presented during MFOL's Annual Meeting/Friends Sharing With Friends event on Oct. 17. (Click here for more details of the event.)

From the MBLC Library

If your library is part of NOBLE, you can request items from the MBLC library via the links below. If your library is not a part of NOBLE, you may use the Virtual Catalog.


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Web Resources


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Guide Author

Erin Williams Hart
Phone: 617-725-1860 x 232

NPR Special Series on Libraries

From Andrew Carnegie to modern makeovers, take a listen to this special series on American libraries from NPR.

State Resources

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Join Our Email Discussion Group!

Join our forum for members of friends groups associated with Massachusetts public libraries to share ideas, ask questions, and post announcements.