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Call for Proposals 2018 MLA Conference

The Massachusetts Library Association is accepting proposals for programs at the 2018 conference, MLA 2018: Libraries: Our Common Wealth, in Framingham, MA, May 21-23.

Program topics may be anything library related from Adult Story Time to Z39.50. All ideas are welcome. We are looking for a variety of programs so that our conference has something for everyone regardless of staff level or library type.  Programs may be single presenters or panel discussions. Panels should have no more than 3 participants.
Submit your proposal HERE by September 29, 2017
Submissions will be reviewed by the Conference Committee and selections will be made by mid-October.
Thank you and we hope to see you  in Framingham in May!

MLA Statement on Hurricane Harvey

There are over 350,000 library employees working in over 100,000 libraries in the United States. Despite the size of our field, we are a tight-knit community, and I know we are all thinking of our colleagues in Texas and Louisiana and all those in the Gulf Coast Region who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey.

The Texas Library Association has set up a Disaster Relief Fund to directly assist libraries impacted by Hurricane Harvey. The Massachusetts Library Association encourages you to support this effort through donations or through the purchase of TLA coloring books, the proceeds from which will benefit the relief fund.

Thank you
Alex Lent, President
Massachusetts Library Association

Thank you to our Sponsors!

2017 Library Legislation Day

Libraries in a Post-Truth World: The Conversation Continues

Sponsored by the MLA

Intellectual Freedom / Social Responsibilities Committee

Friday, October 13, 2017
Tower Hill Botanic Garden

Check-in begins at 9:15 AM
Full day $45, including box lunch

Seating is limited

MLA & NELA joint membership deal!

See the benefits of this joint membership!

Legislative Breakfast

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