Sun 21 Jul

Basement Book Sale

10:00 AM
West Dennis Public Library
West Dennis, MA
Sun 21 Jul

Ukulele Fusion

1:00 PM
Flint Public Library
Middleton, MA
Sun 21 Jul

ASL Storytime

1:30 PM
Public Library of Brookline
Brookline, MA
Sun 21 Jul
Sun 21 Jul

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⌛️ Time is running out to participate in the @masstechcollaborative BEAD Challenge! 

As Community Anchor Institutions, #MALibraries can:

✅ Check that their locations are accurate
✅ Test internet speeds
✅ Assist patrons with filing challenges

Learn more about the BEAD Challenge at 🔗 the link in the bio!
Libraries are #DigitalEquity champions! Whether your library is part of a municipality or community nonprofit, you have a voice for the future of broadband access in the Commonwealth. 

The @masstechcollaborative BEAD Challenge runs from 6/20/24-7/20/24, giving libraries an opportunity to report unserved and underserved areas in their community. Learn more about the BEAD Challenge at 🔗 the link in the bio.

Register your library as a community anchor institution at 🔗 the link in the bio. Multiple accounts can be created under the same institution name.
📚 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 🔗 the link in the bio

#IntellectualFreedom #FreePeopleReadFreely
📚👀 What did you read in #May? Find your next read with a library eCard: 🔗 https://libraries.state.ma.us/books-and-ebooks

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

📖Gender Queer by redgoldsparks
📖Happiness Falls by @angiekimask
📖Mister Hockey by @liarileyauthor
📖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!
✨🏒 Commissioner Linehan discusses the law & policy path from the fight for #TitleIX to the @thepwhlofficial in the CommonWealth Beacon! Read the full article at 🔗 the link in the bio.

🎆 We're rooting for you, @pwhl_boston! 🎆

#PWHL #PWHLFinals #PWHLBoston 

📸: Commissioner Linehan, Senator Warren, & Commissioner Conrad at the March 10, 2024 Boston vs New York game
✒️ We don't condone writing in #library books, but I guess we can make an exception for 17th century poets. 😉

See the full @bbc article about Paradise Lost poet John Milton's notes found in a book at the University of Texas at 🔗 the link in the bio
👷‍♀️🚧 @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 🔗 the link in the bio