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Web Site: News Release Back to News Releases Print News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 1, 2004 CONTACT: David L. Gray Director, Communications & Public Information 1-800-952-7403, x208 Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners & the Massachusetts Friends of Libraries to Hold Workshop Friends Sharing with Friends 2004 A half-day workshop for library friends on fundraising ideas, incorporating a Friends organization and building membership in a Friends group, will be held on Saturday, September 18, 2004, at the Clarion Hotel in Northampton. The workshop is open to library friends, trustees and library staff. Admission is free, but registration is required by September 10, 2004. WHAT: Workshop for Library Friends THEME: Friends Sharing with Friends 2004 WHEN: Saturday, September 18, 2004 TIME: 10 am - 1 pm WHERE: Clarion Hotel & Conference Center 1 Atwood Drive, Northampton FEE: None REGISTRATION: Deadline September 10, 2004 Contact Maureen Killoran or Brian Donoghue by fax: 617-267-6273 by e-mail: or mail: Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners 648 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215 The Board of Library Commissioners ( is the agency of state government with the statutory authority and responsibility to organize, develop, coordinate and improve library services throughout the Commonwealth. The Board advises municipalities and library trustees on the operation and maintenance of public libraries, including construction and renovation. It administers state and federal grant programs for libraries and promotes cooperation among all types of libraries through regional library systems and automated resource sharing. It also works to ensure that all residents of the Commonwealth, regardless of their geographic location, social or economic status, age, level of physical or intellectual ability or cultural background, have access to essential new electronic information technologies and significant electronic databases. Back to News Releases
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