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Massachusetts Performers Directory
Updated by performers, the directory lets you know when the artist profile was last updated, and lists recent library performances when applicable.
New England directory of artists. Widely searchable, with inconsistent, but potentially rich artist portfolios.
Search the MLS Professional Collection
Mass Center for the Book Calendar
Local Program Planner Groups
The Original, Program Planners Group. Focused on the Northeast of Massachusettes, and into New Hampshire, this is the group that started the craze. It took a decade to catch on, but now, their model and their support has inspired others.
Contact: Rob Hayes
This group meets regularly, maintains a list-serv and a blog.
Southeast Program Planners
Contact: Margaret Perkins
Email for details on meetings and services
Western MA Programming blog
Contact: Wendy McAnanama
Email for details on meetings and services.
New England Foundation for the Arts Grants
Refer to the MLS Policy LibGuide under "Program Policies" to review the official program policy of libraries from across Massachusetts.
An initiative of the ALA Programming Office, a broad website featuring programs and opportunities from across the country.