News Releases

November 22, 2019 - New Funding to Support Sharing eContent

At its November 7 board meeting, the Massachusetts Board of Commissioners (MBLC) approved the Library eBooks and Audiobooks (LEA) Content Grant round which provides participating library networks with $400,000 in additional funds to purchase shareable eContent. These funds directly support the continually growing deman...

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November 20, 2019 - Former MBLC Chair Frank Murphy Passes Away

The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners is mourning the loss of its former Chair Francis R. (Frank) Murphy. “Frank’s leadership shepherded the MBLC through some challenging years. He will be remembered by us all as a person of integrity, vision, and kindness,” said current Board Chair Roland ...

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November 20, 2019 - Grafton Breaks Ground on Library Project

On November 6, 2019, the town of Grafton broke ground on the addition and renovation of their public library. The $16.6 million project is funded in part by a $7.4 million grant from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) Massachusetts Public Library Construction Program (MPLCP) grant....

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November 13, 2019 - Medford Breaks Ground on New Library Project

On Tuesday, October 29, 2019, residents and officials joined together for the groundbreaking of the Medford Public Library. The $34 million project is funded in part by a $12.5 million grant from the Massachusetts Public Library Construction Project (MPLCP)....

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