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July 12, 2018 - MBLC’s Federal Grants Impact Local Communities

At its July 12, 2018 Board meeting, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) awarded $451,058 in 40 grants to public and school libraries across the Commonwealth under the Federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) which is funded through the Institute of Museum and Library Services.   &#82...

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July 12, 2018 - MBLC Awards $28.7m in Construction Grants

At their July 12, 2018 board meeting, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners awarded provisional construction grants to the Greenfield Public Library in the amount of $9,378,183, the Hingham Public Library in the amount of $9,151,270, and the Marlborough Public Library in the amount of $10,186,626. The librar...

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July 12, 2018 - MBLC Elects Officers

The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) elected new officers to serve for FY2019 at its Board Meeting on July 12, 2018....

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July 06, 2018 - Rosemary Waltos Retires

After nearly a decade at the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC), Construction Consultant Rosemary Waltos is retiring. As the head of the Massachusetts Public Library Construction Program (MPLCP), she assisted many communities in building or renovating public libraries. “New libraries are game-cha...

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July 05, 2018 - MBLC Preservation Specialist Gregor Trinkaus-Randall Announces his Retirement

Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners’ Preservation Specialist Gregor Trinkaus-Randall is retiring after over 30 years of work for Massachusetts libraries and cultural institutions. Mr. Trinkaus-Randall came to the Board in 1988 and became nationally and internationally recognized for his work in preservat...

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