Annual Meeting Packet and Strategic Plan: 2017-2019

Join us for MLS' 6th Annual Meeting on November 7 at the College of the Holy Cross!  (Registration is now closed.) At the business meeting, we will discuss our budget outlook for FY 2018 which includes cuts to statewide databases, delivery, training & professional development and consulting due to rising costs and level funding.  Download the meeting packet or view the new 2017-2019 Strategic Plan to learn more.

A Letter from the MLS Executive Director...

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September 2016 MLS Member Update

Our MLS monthly update for September is here.  Click to view
  1. An update on the September Executive Board meeting with recommendations to manage the anticipated shortfall for funding statewide databases in fy2018 including service curtailment for statewide databases, delivery, training, and consulting services; approval of our new strategic plan, and approval to move Commonwealth eBook Collections from beta to go live.
  2. Personnel changes
  3. MLS Service updates
  4. Annual Meeting Agenda

All members are invited to our November 7 Annual Meeting at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester. RSVP

 9:30 Registration (fiscal constraints force us to not provide coffee or morning refreshments)

10:00 Welcome, Business Meeting, Updates, Stronger Together Awards, Member approval of Plan of Service/Budget-fy2018, Slate of Candidates, and Strategic Plan

11:00 Project SET Presentation

12:00 Lunch and Keynote Address by John Palfrey, Head of School at Phillips Academy and DPLA Leader

1:15 Strategic Plan and Co-creator Culture exercise