News Releases

June 07, 2019 - Summer Reading Fun with the Boston Bruins

The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) is teaming up with the Boston Bruins for the annual “When You Read, You Score!” summer library program. This summer marks the tenth anniversary of the partnership that encourages children and teens to read over the summer months in order to retain and ...


June 06, 2019 - Senate Increases Library Funding in its Budget

On May 23, 2019, the Massachusetts State Senate passed its version of the FY2020 budget. Six of the seven line items overseen by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) received the amount requested in the FY2020 Legislative Agenda. This budget amounts to a significant increase for libraries and would h...


May 01, 2019 - Massachusetts House Approves Budget with Increases for Libraries

On Thursday, April 23, the Massachusetts House of Representatives approved $42.7 billion in spending for FY2020. The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) received a total increase of $2,195,546 in its budget over FY2019, for a total funding amount of $29,424,435. Three of the Board’s line items had...


April 26, 2019 - Groundbreaking Celebration in Weymouth

On March 27, 2019 residents of Weymouth gathered with local and state officials to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new Tufts Library. “It’s clear that Weymouth cares about education for the entire community,” said Les Ball, Commissioner from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC)....


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