The Massachusetts Quarter was released1
"The Massachusetts quarter, the first quarter of the new millennium from the 50 State Quarters® Program, features a design of "The Minuteman," a famous statue that stands guard at The Minuteman National Historical Park in Concord, Massachusetts. The outline of Massachusetts is featured in the background."2
In 2000: New Trustee Handbook Coming Soon
"Over the past year, staff of the Board of Library Commissioners' Public Library Advisory Unit has developed, and the Board approved, a new and updated Public Library Trustees Handbook for Massachusetts. The handbook is expected to be printed over the summer and distributed to every public library trustee and director in the fall.
Topics covered in the handbook include: becoming a trustee, board organization, legal responsibilities, policy-making, planning, personnel, budgeting and financial management, fund-raising, advocacy, friends groups and volunteers, technology, construction and renovation, Massachusetts public library service, continuing education and associations."3
What else happened in 2000?
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