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MLS Listening Tour

Join MLS and your colleagues for lively discussion, updates and to lend your voice to MLS priorities at one of nine listening tour stops this January.  Participants will learn about MLS in this year’s library legislative agenda and how to access materials that showcase the value of MLS to their libraries and their municipalities.


  • Round Robin Introductions and Member Updates
    • Participants will be asked to introduce themselves and to discuss any challenges that their facing and/or any interesting new projects at their libraries.
  • Thinking About the Future of MLS
    • Participants will be asked for input that will be used to inform the future of MLS.
  • MLS Update
    • MLS staff will deliver an update on MLS.
  • Understanding the MLS Budget and Value to Members
    • MLS staff will showcase the MLS value resources, explain MLS funding priorities in the legislative agenda and discuss the budget challenges facing MLS.  Participants will be offered the opportunity to ask questions.

Note: Tis the season!  If there is inclement weather, please check your email before heading on the road.  We will email you early in the morning if there are cancellations. Any stop that is cancelled due to inclement weather will be rescheduled.

Worcester Public Library
Banx Room
3 Salem Street
Worcester, MA 01608

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Worcester Public Library
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Stephen Spohn

Resource Sharing Director

508.357.2121 x312

Steve works with MLS staff members, teams and task forces responsible for databases, eBooks, MassCat and interlibrary loan.

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