Sat 13 Jul


1:30 PM
Cambridge Public Library
Cambridge, MA
Sat 13 Jul

Adult Collage Workshop with Elizabeth Langer

2:00 PM
Edgartown Free Public Library
Edgartown, MA
Sat 13 Jul

NeNo Music: New North Church sextet

2:00 PM
Hingham Library Meetings and Adult Programs
Hingham, MA
Sat 13 Jul

DFL Writers Group

2:00 PM
Duxbury Free Library
Duxbury, MA

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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 πŸ”— the link in the bio.

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

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#IntellectualFreedom #FreePeopleReadFreely
πŸ“šπŸ‘€ What did you read in #May? Find your next read with a library eCard: πŸ”—

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

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