Our blog features stories about how our member libraries are meeting the challenges of serving their communities in the current environment. We hope that these stories and tips will help other libraries across the state. If you have a service or program to share with your MA library colleagues, contact Kelly Jo Woodside.
Visit What Your Library Can Do Remotely for more ideas for your library.
Another way to share: From the Heart -- Do your have a story to share with the public? Even during the pandemic, Massachusetts libraries are finding creative ways to step up and support their communities and residents. The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) and the Massachusetts Library System (MLS) invite libraries to share their “From the Heart” stories here. They will be visible on the public From the Heart website and
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Visit Stay Engaged, Have Fun, Relieve Stress for more resources.
For More Information on Reopening Your Library:
Visit Reopening Your Library for the "Reopening Massachusetts Libraries" guidelines, roadmap, and plan template, as well as additional resources from the state.
For More CE:
Visit COVID-19 Webinars and Forums for more CE and discussions addressing the current crisis.
Visit Online Library Training to access general library professional development opportunities online.
Visit Remote Library Resources for more library resources available to you and your patrons.
Visit Information for Patrons for more critical resources on financial and social support, coping strategies, and mental health, as well as trusted information resources on COVID-19.
Visit Youth & School Services for more resources.
Resources provided are for informational purposes only, not specifically endorsed by MLS, and not meant to substitute for advice from a medical or public health professional.