The Boston Library Consortium actively supports professional development and training opportunities for our member libraries. Member events are open only to staff at BLC member libraries, unless otherwise indicated.

Please contact us if you wish to collaborate with the BLC on a future event or program.

Upcoming Events

January 26, 2021
Meeting

The Best Practices Group of the BLC's Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion COI will hold a meeting on Tuesday, January 26th from 10:00am-11:00am. The agenda and meeting details will be shared via the COI's list and BLC.Announce.

January 28, 2021
Webinar

Engaging presentations can make us laugh, help us understand the subject matter and, most of all, serve as inspiration to take action. This does not happen overnight, but with practice we can tweak our content engagement strategies to make sure our message is being heard. During this webinar, I’m going to talk about scientific backed techniques to boost your content and increase audience interest. These following ideas are designed to enhance your virtual presentations to transform it from a passive experience to an actively engaged and collaborative one.

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This webinar is offered to staff at member libraries as part of the BLC's participation in the Professional Development Alliance. To learn more about the Alliance, and to see all available webinars, please visit the Professional Development Alliance page.

February 09, 2021
Meeting

The BLC Associate University Librarians/Associate Directors COI will hold a virtual meeting on Tuesday, February 9th from 2:30pm-4:00pm. The agenda and login information will be shared via the COI's list-serv.

February 12, 2021
Meeting

The BLC's Alma/Primo Collaboration Working Group will hold a meeting on Friday, February 12th from 10:00am-12:00pm. The agenda and login information will be shared via the working group's list-serv.

February 18, 2021
Meeting

The BLC Business COI will hold its February 2021 meeting on Thursday, February 18th from 9am-10am. The agenda and login details will be shared via the COI's list-serv.

February 23, 2021
Meeting

The BLC's Heads of Resrouce Management Committee will hold a meeting on Tuesday, February 23rd from 9:30am-11:00am. The agenda and login information will be distributed via the Committee's list-serv.

February 23, 2021
Training

Representatives from Reprints Desk will provide an update on their product and services to library staff at BLC member libraries on Tuesday, February 23rd from 2:00pm-3:00pm. Final webinar description is forthcoming.

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Meeting slides and recordings will be added to the BLC website. The slides and recording from a previous vendor webinar from Reprints Desk from 2019 is available here.

March 15, 2021
Meeting

The BLC's Heads of Resource Management Committee will hold a meeting on Monday, March 15th from 1:00pm to 2:30pm. The agenda and login information will be distributed via the Committee's list-serv.

March 16, 2021
Meeting

The BLC Business COI will hold its March monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 16th from 10am-11am. The agenda and login details will be shared via the COI's list-serv.

April 14, 2021
Meeting

The BLC Business COI will hold its monthly April meeting on Wednesday, April 14th, from 10am-11am. The agenda and login details will be shared via the COI's list-serv.