PLEASE NOTE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, the following three sessions have been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.
• November 30th, 6:00-8:00pm
Southborough Public Library
• December 8th, 6:00-8:00pm
Hamilton-Wenham Public Library
• December 14th, 6:00-8:00pm
Palmer 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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From Andrew Carnegie to modern makeovers, take a listen to this special series on American libraries from NPR.
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