State Aid News Releases

March 04, 2021 - Record Number of Libraries Certified in State Aid

At its March 4 meeting the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC), voted to certify waiver applicants and one additional library meeting full requirements in the State Aid to Public Libraries program. Combined with libraries certified last month, 347 have been certified in the FY2021 State Aid to Public Li...


March 04, 2021 - MBLC Chair Statement on Municipal Funding and State Aid Certification

The Board of Library Commissioners recognizes that the FY2021 State Aid to Public Libraries grant round has taken place in an atmosphere of continuing fiscal uncertainty as a result of the COVID 19 pandemic. Despite these fiscal constraints 295 municipalities have met the Municipal Appropriation Requirement (MAR). Anot...


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