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Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners Resource Guide Collection

Trustees: Meeting Room Use and Policies

Information, resources, and advice for library trustees in Massachusetts.

Legal Issue for Libraries: Library Meeting Spaces

Slides from the Legal Issues for Libraries: Library Meeting Spaces webinar held in March 2023. 

Sample Meeting Room Use Policies



The following are resources from the American Library Association regarding meeting rooms. These resources should be used in consultation when developing or revising meeting room policies. 

Library Meeting Room Use in the News

Links provided to external (non-MBLC) news stories are done so as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the MBLC. MBLC bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality, or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content. 

Legal Information

Frequently Asked Questions about Library Meeting Rooms

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