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March 25, 2019 - Woburn Opens Spectacular New Library

On Saturday, March 16, 2019 the renovated and expanded Woburn Public Library opened to a crowd of nearly 3,000 residents. “This is the largest gathering I’ve ever seen at an opening,” said Lauren Stara, Library Building Consultant at the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) which awarde...


March 12, 2019 - The MBLC Welcomes Philip Madell

The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) is pleased to welcome Philip H. Madell of Topsfield, who has been appointed by Governor Baker to serve on the nine-member board. The MBLC is responsible for library services across the Commonwealth including the Massachusetts Public Library Construction Program, f...


March 04, 2019 - MBLC Trustee Institute coming in April

Among the many roles and responsibilities of public library trustees, advocacy continues to be one of the most challenging. Knowing how, what and where to advocate for your library is a skill that all trustees need to master. To help trustees build their advocacy skills the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners ...


February 19, 2019 - Governor Reappoints Commissioner Mary Ann Cluggish to Five Year Term

Commissioner and former board Chair Mary Ann Cluggish has been reappointed by Governor Charlie Baker to a five-year term on the nine-member Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC)....


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