Upcoming Trustee Orientations:
•May 13th, 6:30 - 8:30pm
Burlington Public Library
•May 20th, 6:30 - 8:30pm
Rutland Free Public Library
•June 1st, 6:00 - 8:00pm
Somerset Public Library
•June 10th, 6:30 - 8:30pm
Wilbraham Public Library
See the Trustee Orientations page (under Programs & Events) for more information and future sessions.
As the MBLC prepares a revised and updated Trustee Handbook, we invite you to use this 2012 transitional draft to replace your 2000 handbook.
In this draft, selected information has been updated such as addresses, phone numbers and web addresses in addition to agency name changes and changes to Massachusetts law pertaining to libraries.
We welcome your feedback as we revise the Trustee Handbook. Please contact Erin Williams Hart, Trustee/Friends Information Specialist, with your comments.
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