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November 08, 2017 - Residents Celebrate the Opening of the New Hopkinton Library

On Friday, October 27, residents gathered to celebrate the opening of the newly renovated Hopkinton Public Library. The expansion and renovation was funded in part by a $4,533,000 Massachusetts Public Library Construction Program (MPLCP) grant from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (...READ MORE

August 11, 2017 - Residents Celebrate New Scituate Library

On July 18, 2017, residents and officials in Scituate gathered to celebrate the ribbon cutting of their new library. The expansion and renovation was funded in part by a $4,985,480 Massachusetts Public Library Construction Program (MPLCP) grant from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners ...READ MORE

August 11, 2017 - Leicester Breaks Ground on Library Renovation

On July 20, the town of Leicester celebrated the groundbreaking of their library renovation. The $8.9 million project is funded in part through a $4.2 million grant from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) Public Library Construction Program (MPLCP). “One of the best thing...READ MORE

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Homework Help Around the Clock

Whether you are in elementary school, middle school, high school, or college, you can always use a little help with your homework! Massachusetts libraries are here to help 24/7 with reliable information from our databases. Whether it’s art, geography, history, or science that you need help with, we have a variety of resources that are … Continue reading Homework Help Around the Clock

Thanksgiving History at Massachusetts Libraries

Between basting the turkey and mashing the potatoes in preparation for Thanksgiving on Thursday, why not take some time to view some of the historic documents that set the stage for the annual holiday? Plymouth Massachusetts was home to the first Thanksgiving celebration in 1621, and Massachusetts libraries have the resources to provide insight of … Continue reading Thanksgiving History at Massachusetts Libraries

International Federation of Libraries Association meets in Poland

By Shelley Quezada, Consultant to the Underserved at the MBLC Dateline:  Wroclaw, Poland.   The historic city on the banks of the Oder (Odra) river crisscrossed by 120 bridges has served as home to people from Lithuania, Germany, and Austria for many centuries.  After World War II, Wroclaw was designated to be part of Poland.   This … Continue reading International Federation of Libraries Association meets in Poland