Member Update – December 2016

Dear Mass Library System Members,

I am writing to share our December report and to wish everyone happy holidays.  CLICK to DOWNLOAD

Contents:

  • 2017 Executive Board Roster
  • Initiation of WMRLS Dissolution
  • Fake News
  • Social Justice Grant Application
  • Word of Mouth Marketing Application
  • Boosting Advocacy
  • Budget Impact Statement
  • MLS Service Updates
  • Upcoming Events

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Happy New Year!

Greg

2016 Summer Library Program Press Release

Massachusetts Libraries were bustling with activity during their Summer Library Programs in 2016. Over 430,000 people attended programs held in 270 participating libraries across the Commonwealth. These public libraries offered 16,692 programs for all ages during the six-to-eight week span of the program; an increase of 700 programs from 2015. In 2016 113,268 participants registered for Summer Library Programs, with almost 35,000 using Wandoo Reader, our online tool offering registration and tracking reading from anywhere with Internet access-that’s a 4% increase over the previous year. Continue reading