COVID-19 Information - Dashboard Test

This page will collate information available from the MBLC relating to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, especially program changes and reopening guidance.

Current Public Library Status Summary

Data in this table is live, pulled from the library directory.
Is your library's information up to date? Check and update.

Service Number of Public Libraries
Vaccine Scheduling Assistance 40
Curbside/Lobby Pickup 99
Library Building Closed to the public 237
In-library browsing 27
In-library public computers 30
Public restrooms 19
In-person programs 0
Virtual Programs 204


Reopening Advice

MBLC/MLS Resuming Service Guidelines

HVAC for Libraries during COVID-19

MBLC Program Updates

MBLC Service Updates

The MBLC will send out a service update weekly, generally on Wednesday, to the all-regions list.  Past updates are also available on our blog.

Additional Massachusetts Library Resources

Statewide Online Resources for the public
We're in this Together: Free Digital Library
MLS Coronavirus LibGuide
MSLA Virtual School Librarian

Additional Resources

Massachusetts Department of Public Health Coronavirus Resources