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June 11, 2018 - Networks Pilot Successful eBook Program

People have long been accustomed to getting print books from libraries across the Commonwealth. This kind of reciprocal borrowing may soon be possible with eBooks and eAudiobooks as well. Three automated library resource sharing networks representing over 100 public libraries: the Old Colony Library Network (OCLN), SAI...


June 08, 2018 - Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners Releases “An Evolving Ecosystem” Report

“Massachusetts Public Libraries: An Evolving Ecosystem” provides a unique, first of its kind look at how and why residents use public libraries across the Commonwealth. The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) commissioned this study in order to understand cooperative borrowing and use patter...


June 05, 2018 - Massachusetts Libraries Receive Increase in Final Senate Budget

The Massachusetts State Senate passed its final version of the FY2019 budget and included increases to six of the line items that go directly to funding library services and resources....


May 25, 2018 - Massachusetts Libraries and the Boston Bruins Team Up for Summer Fun

The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) are again teaming up with the Boston Bruins for the annual “When You Read, You Score!” summer library program. The program encourages children and teens to read over the summer months in order to retain academic progress gained over the previous school...


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