Thank you for attending a Fall 2018 Orientation.
We met with 148 Trustees at 5 locations throughout the state. Thank you to our host libraries: Brockton, Waltham, Sunderland, Chatman and Ayer.
Would you like to host a Spring 2019 Orientation? Please be in touch!
See the Training for Trustees page for more information about Trustee Orientations and future sessions.
The updated Massachusetts Public Library Trustee Handbook and Trusty Trustee Pocket Guide are now available. Use the handbook as a starting point to help guide you in your role as trustee, for questions regarding board operations, searching for a new director, budget planning, fundraising and more. The pocket guide is a quick reference tool to have on hand at board meetings.
As always, the consultants at MBLC are available for more personalized support.
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From Andrew Carnegie to modern makeovers, take a listen to this special series on American libraries from NPR.
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