Massachusetts Library System

Consortial Abbreviation: 
MLS
Brief Description: 

The Massachusetts Library System, a state-supported collaborative, fosters cooperation, communication, innovation, and sharing among member libraries of all types.  The MLS promotes equitable access to excellent library services and resources for all who live, work, or study in Massachusetts.

Principal Consortial Functions: 
Electronic content licensing
Interlibrary loan/document delivery
Training
Union lists/shared online catalogs
Other Functions: 
Physical Delivery, Consulting, Summer Reading Program, Group Purchase/Bid, Library Temporary Employment (BiblioTemps)
Mailing Address: 
225 Cedar Hill Street, Suite 229 Marlborough, MA 01752
Country: 
United States
Generic Phone Number: 
508-357-2121
Fax: 
508-357-2122
Staff Contacts: 
Greg Pronevitz, Executive Director, Carolyn Noah, Assistant Director, Catherine Utt, Business Manager, Nora Blake, MassCat Manager, Kelly Woodside, BiblioTemps Manager
Number of Member Libraries (full or core members): 
1 700
Types of Member Libraries: 
Academic
Public
Special
School
Number of Staff: 
17.00