We have a new look for the web site, taking full advantage of all the possibilities WordPress can offer! Customization, navigation, and subscriptions are all enhanced!

Feature a library a week!

We can customize the header image with our own photographs and invite you to provide us with pictures of your libraries! If you have a Flickr account, you can  join the MA Libraries group! When you do add your pictures, tag it with mlsheader.  (Images need to be at least 940 by 198 pixels)


Navigation is made easier with the horizontal bar with drop down menus.

You can search for information in multiple ways:

  • Search box – enter any term into the box
  • By Category – these are specific terms describing our programs and services
  • Through the Archives – this organizes the content chronologically
  • Tag cloud – key words attached to posts, clicking on one will bring up all posts with the same tag


If you want MLS web site news to come to you, there are several ways of subscribing. The first two options are for those folks who have readers set up (ie, Google Reader). The third option will allow you to subscribe to our web site by email!

To get the latest posts and pages updates, subscribe to our Entries RSS feed.

To get specific posts with News as a category, subscribe to our News RSS feed.

To get updates of the MLS web site sent directly to your email, subscribe to the email service.

Other communications

We encourage all communication! You can contact any of the MLS Staff by referring to our MLS Contact page.

Don’t forget to sign up for the MLS Announcements List!  This list is used to broadcast the latest information from the Massachusetts Library System!

Other discussion lists are still in use such as allregions which is used exchange ideas, post questions or vacancies, announce surplus items for sale, or use the mailing lists for other
library-related purposes. You can find the full list at the MBLC Email Distribution Lists site.