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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.

MFOL Members are eligible to apply for the Fantastic Friends Award! Open the document below for more information on how to apply.


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To request items from the MBLC library and your library is part of NOBLE simply click on the title and request it online. If your library is not a part of NOBLE you may use the Virtual Catalog.


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Web Resources

  • United For Libraries
    A division of the American Library Association, formerly known as ALTAFF, United for Libraries' mission is to support citizens who govern, promote, advocate, and fundraise for all types of libraries. There is a wealth of information here!
  • BoardSource
    BoardSource provides nonprofit board leaders with an extensive range of tools and resources — including Webinars, in-person training sessions, original publications, consulting services, and customized diagnostics — to increase their effectiveness and magnify the impact of their mission.
  • Board Cafe
    Short enough to read over a cup of coffee, Board Café has everything you need and want to know to help you give and get the most out of board service.
  • Boards That Excel
    BoardsWorks, LLC promotes successful nonprofit organizations by helping boards practice good governance, interface effectively with their staffs and volunteers, and create a culture of achievement.


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NPR Special Series on Libraries

From Andrew Carnegie to modern makeovers take a listen to this special series on American Libraries from National Public Radio.

Other MBLC Resource Guides

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

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