In addition to the direct library grant program, the MBLC
uses LSTA funds to support statewide programs and services, including summer reading programs, databases, the Commonwealth eBook program, the Commonwealth Catalog (the new virtual catalog), and mass.
reports that 58 million items were borrowed from public libraries across the state last year, and ebook loans more than tripled.
Low average values for FIS, FTL and MBLC
can be attributed to high concentration of the UDCs in this sample of Asian countries.
Statewide resource sharing will eliminate much of the disparity between the reference services available to prosperous communities and smaller or poorer ones," says Robert Maier, head of library development at MBLC
grant is designated only for major facility and expansion projects; it can't be spent for day-to-day operating costs.
IAC is delighted to have been selected by the MBLC
in this statewide endeavor.
The Municipal Appropriation Requirement is a regulation of the MBLC
that calls for communities to appropriate a certain sum of money to a local library's budget in order to receive state aid.
The bidder will provide all required services enumerated in this document, including guidance to Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners staff for optimizing the MBLC
web publishing environment with the goal of improving usability, navigability, and integration of content.
Hall said, and was made possible by additional funding from the MBLC
These grants will help libraries meet residents needs now and into the future, said by MBLC
Commissioner and Building Committee Liaison Greg Shesko.
In it, the MBLC
advised a library may close one day before and after a holiday but not for a full week or weeks unless it is for renovations or emergencies: ".
In addition, MBLC
aid to the local library would also be cut.