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Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners Resource Guide Collection

Commissioner Orientation 2024: General Information

Guide for new and existing Commissioners

About us

The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) is the agency of state government with the statutory authority and responsibility to organize, develop, coordinate, and improve library services throughout the Commonwealth.

The nine commissioners set policy and conduct official business. The MBLC staff administer a wide array of statewide programs and services for libraries and residents.  Choose a topic to learn about the MBLC budget and current legislative activity, and the affiliate service organizations that MBLC funds.

MBLC Mission and History

Strategic Planning

Travel Information for Commissioners

For more information

Please contact:

James Lonergan, Director

Rachel Masse, Assistant to the Director

This website, and other programs of the MBLC, is funded in part with funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, a federal agency that fosters innovation, leadership, and a lifetime of learning.