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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See the Training for Trustees page for more information about Trustee Orientations and future sessions.
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While some of these articles are not specifically about library boards, you may find them of interest.
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As of March 13, 2020, the majority of MBLC staff are working remotely.
From Andrew Carnegie to modern makeovers, take a listen to this special series on American libraries from NPR.
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