Sat 15 Jun

Green mtn

12:00 AM
North Adams Public Library
North Adams, MA
Sat 15 Jun

Scavenger Hunt for the Lost Colors

12:00 AM
Lucius Beebe Memorial Library
Wakefield, MA
Sat 15 Jun

Mini Art Show Canvas Pick Up

12:00 AM
Norfolk Public Library
Norfolk, MA
Sat 15 Jun

On Saturdays We Craft!

12:00 AM
Rockport Public Library
Rockport, MA
Sat 15 Jun

Disney Sidekicks Scavenger Hunt

12:00 AM
Norwell Public Library
Norwell, MA
Sat 15 Jun

Library Closed

12:00 AM
Athol Public Library
Athol, MA

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πŸ“š To combat #BookBans, some libraries have declared themselves book sanctuaries. American Libraries Magazine explores some of these libraries across the country in their latest issue.

Read the full article: at πŸ”— the link in the bio

#IntellectualFreedom #FreePeopleReadFreely
πŸ“šπŸ‘€ What did you read in #May? Find your next read with a library eCard: πŸ”— https://libraries.state.ma.us/books-and-ebooks

Here's what some of the MBLC Commissioners & Staff were #reading: 

πŸ“–Gender Queer by redgoldsparks
πŸ“–Happiness Falls by @angiekimask
πŸ“–Mister Hockey by @liarileyauthor
πŸ“–Star Wars Visions: Ronin by @emcandon
✨Please join us in welcoming two new staff at the MBLC! Al Hayden is our new Library Advisory Specialist and Jessica Branco Colati is our new Preservation Specialist. We're excited to have them on board and they look forward to serving #MassachusettsLibraries!
βœ¨πŸ’ Commissioner Linehan discusses the law & policy path from the fight for #TitleIX to the @thepwhlofficial in the CommonWealth Beacon! Read the full article at πŸ”— the link in the bio.

πŸŽ† We're rooting for you, @pwhl_boston! πŸŽ†

#PWHL #PWHLFinals #PWHLBoston 

πŸ“Έ: Commissioner Linehan, Senator Warren, & Commissioner Conrad at the March 10, 2024 Boston vs New York game
βœ’οΈ We don't condone writing in #library books, but I guess we can make an exception for 17th century poets. πŸ˜‰

See the full @bbc article about Paradise Lost poet John Milton's notes found in a book at the University of Texas at πŸ”— the link in the bio
πŸ‘·β€β™€οΈπŸš§ @tiltonlibrary's renovation and construction project has officially begun! Commissioner Traub traveled to Deerfield to help celebrate alongside state and local officials.

Read more about the project in our press release at πŸ”— the link in the bio
πŸŽ‰ Congratulations to @gmlcolrain for receiving a National Medal for Museum & Library Service from @us_imls! 

Read the #IMLS press release at πŸ”— the link in the bio

#MALibraries #PublicLibraries
Directors talk about the impact #NewLibraries have on people and communities on πŸŽ™ Transformational Impact, a bite-sized 7 part series on the Building Literacy Podcast. 

Support for the Governor’s #NewBondForBuildingLibraries is needed, visit πŸ”— the link in the bio to read the MBLC press release!

🎧 Listen to all episodes of the Transformational Impact series now on the Building Literacy Podcast at πŸ”— the link in the bio or Spotify & iTunes.