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September 18, 2019 - MBLC Adopts the FY2021 Legislative Agenda

At its September 3, 2019 Board Meeting, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) unanimously approved the FY 2021 Legislative Agenda.  The agenda builds on the FY2020 increases that occurred in six of the lines overseen by the MBLC and requests a 21.2% increase for State Aid to Public Libraries (700...


August 23, 2019 - Monterey Celebrates its New Library

On August 17, 2019 Monterey residents gathered with local and state officials to dedicate the new Monterey Library, a project that was supported by a $1.85 million grant from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners’ (MBLC) public library construction program. “The MBLC has been with us every step o...


August 22, 2019 - Norwell Breaks Ground on New Library

On August 21, 2019, residents and officials gathered to break ground on the new Norwell Public Library. The $15.4 million dollar project is being funded in part by a $6,360,764 grant through the Massachusetts Public Library Construction Program (MPLCP) from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC)....


August 20, 2019 - MBLC Mourns the Loss of Gregor Trinkaus-Randall

The MBLC is mourning the loss of former Preservation Specialist Gregor Trinkaus-Randall, who worked at the Board for over 30 years and became nationally and internationally recognized for his work in preservation and disaster preparedness. MBLC Chairman Roland Ochsenbien said, “Gregor’s loss is felt by all ...


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