Trustees & Friends

The Public Library Advisory and Development program provides advice and assistance in the following areas: Massachusetts laws & regulations, trustee responsibilities, library administration, and library support.

Please contact Cindy Roach, Head of Library Advisory and Development by calling 617-725-1860 x237 or by email.




  • MBLC Friends Resource Guide
    Access to a variety of helpful resources including handouts and presentations from the most recent Friends Sharing with Friends 2013 program.
  • MBLC Friends of Libraries Discussion List
    A forum for members of Friends Groups associated with Massachusetts public libraries to share ideas, ask questions, and post announcements.
  • Massachusetts Friends of Libraries
    An affiliate of the Massachusetts Library Association, MFOL is a non-profit dedicated to helping friends groups across the state.
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Page last updated on 06/11/2014