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Video; Small Libraries Forum 2015 morning session

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Small Libraries Forum September 23, 2015 Sturbridge!

The MLS and the MBLC were pleased to sponsor the Second Small Library Forum at the Sturbridge Host Hotel  on Wednesday, September 23rd. Over 100 members of small libraries attended this year to be inspired by our keynote and other libraries. Our keynote speaker was Ruth Kowal. Ruth’s talk focused on “Being big in a small way”. We also heard from Alex Lent, Millis Public Library, Mary Warnement, Boston Athenaeum and Anna Fahey-Flynn, BPL.


The event was filmed and the video archive is now available!


A great day with many Big success from many small libraries.

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Small Library Conference was October 29, 2014 in Sturbridge!

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Small Libraries Forum: Spark, Sustain, Share, Inspire  - Sturbridge , MA

Wednesday October 29, 2014

Jessamyn West, the forum’s Keynote Speaker and author of Without a Net: Librarians Bridging the Digital Divide,spoke about Future Proofing the Library.

"The relentless pace of technological change can be a stressor on small libraries". Jessamyn  talked about new ways to frame "the future" and discusses simple steps and small projects that libraries can do to approach the future on their terms.

 Small library Conference Sturbridge

Sponsored by the MBLC and the MLS


Sturbridge Host Hotel
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