Upcoming Events

Title:Friends Sharing with Friends Coffee Hour
Date:Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Time:10:00am - 11:00am
Categories:Trustees & Friends
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

Please join Friends across the state for the monthly Friends Sharing with Friends Coffee Hour hosted by Maura Deedy, Library Advisory Specialsit at MBLC. 

Come to discuss your current and forthcoming activities, share success and lessons learned from past activities. These sessions are not recorded.

If you have questions or would like to present at a session, please be in touch with Maura Deedy at maura.deedy@mass.gov. 

Title:Trustee Orientation - Virtual
Date:Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
Presenter:Liz Babbitt , Maura Deedy, Robert Favini
Categories:Trustees & Friends
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

Join us for the Fall 2021 Virtual Trustee Orientation Program.

This program is designed for all trustees, from newly sworn in to seasoned trustees.

At the MBLC trustee orientations, you’ll learn about the role and responsibilities of a board member. MBLC staff will cover library funding and State aid, state laws with relevance to libraries, how to be an effective board member, and tools for advocacy at all levels. There will be time for questions and answers, and interactive breakout sessions.
These sessions are open to all trustees, library directors, library staff, prospective trustees or trustees not yet sworn in. Due to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and indoor mask advisories, these sessions will be held virtually.

The session is run by:
Liz Babbitt, State Aid Specialist
Maura Deedy, Library Advisory Specialist
Rob Favini, Head of Library Advisory and Development

Title:MBLC Monthly Board Meeting (October)
Date:Thursday, October 7, 2021
Time:10:00am - 12:00pm
Categories:MBLC Board Meeting
Description:

Regular monthly board meeting of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Agenda for the Thursday, October 7, 2021 Board Meeting. (Agenda will be available after the Executive Committee Meeting.)

 

Location of the October Board Meeting: TBD

 

 

Title:Trustee Orientation - Virtual
Date:Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Time:10:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter:Liz Babbitt , Maura Deedy, Robert Favini
Categories:Trustees & Friends
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

Join us for the Fall 2021 Virtual Trustee Orientation Program.

This program is designed for all trustees, from newly sworn in to seasoned trustees.

At the MBLC trustee orientations, you’ll learn about the role and responsibilities of a board member. MBLC staff will cover library funding and State aid, state laws with relevance to libraries, how to be an effective board member, and tools for advocacy at all levels. There will be time for questions and answers, and interactive breakout sessions.
These sessions are open to all trustees, library directors, library staff, prospective trustees or trustees not yet sworn in. Due to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and indoor mask advisories, these sessions will be held virtually.

The session is run by:
Liz Babbitt, State Aid Specialist
Maura Deedy, Library Advisory Specialist
Rob Favini, Head of Library Advisory and Development

Title:Friends Sharing with Friends Coffee Hour
Date:Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Time:6:00pm - 7:00pm
Categories:Trustees & Friends
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

Please join Friends across the state for the monthly Friends Sharing with Friends Coffee Hour hosted by Maura Deedy, Library Advisory Specialsit at MBLC. 

Come to discuss your current and forthcoming activities, share success and lessons learned from past activities. These sessions are not recorded.

If you have questions or would like to present at a session, please be in touch with Maura Deedy at maura.deedy@mass.gov.