Author Archives: Kevin Bourque

MVLC Adds New Service for Library Users

We are happy to announce the launch of a new service for Library Users, Author Alerts.

Now you can be alerted of the latest purchase by your favorite author or audiobook performer made by any MVLC Library.

Simply sign up for Author alerts, enter your favorite authors and or audiobook performers. and you’re done.  Click here to sign up for Author Alerts

Also, as an added bonus, the alert with provide you with a link to the item enabling you to place a hold/request the item.

Sit back, relax and let the news about the latest purchase written by your favorite authors come right to your email or text inbox!

For this new service and other helpful reading resources visit our Reader’s Corner

Friends of the Boxford Town Library: Feasting with Mark Twain Fundraiser

Tickets Go On Sale Monday, September 16

Feasting with Mark Twain

Friends of the Boxford Town Library Fundraiser

Date: Sunday, October 13, 2019
Time: 3:00 to 6:00 pm
Location: ifarm, 55 Towne Road, Boxford, MA

Come and share in a buffet dinner, prepared by community members, that will feature the foods Mark Twain longed for while traveling in Europe.

Following dinner, local Twain aficionado, Bill Sherman, will bring Mark Twain’s life and travel alive.

Ticket Pricing Information:
Advance Ticket Sales Only
Regular Price: $50.00 per person
Twain Literary Circle Price: $100.00 per person.  Literary Circle members will receive a special gift.
Register and purchase tickets at the Boxford Town Library, 7A Spofford Road, 978-887-7323
Download registration form and return to the Library with you payment
Purchase your tickets online (Link brings you to the iFarm website)

All proceeds to benefit the Boxford Town Library.

Discussion of a Potential Library Renovation – Updates

On Monday, August 12, 2019, The Library Trustees approved the use of conceptual drawings to begin the discussion of a potential Library renovation with stakeholders, including Town Governance boards.  The conceptual drawings were prepared by MED Designs, owned and operated by Boxford resident Miika Ebbrell.
To view the drawings click on the link provided below:
link to conceptual drawings for potential Library renovation

Three listening sessions were held to gather feedback from Town Hall employees (8/28, & 9/3) and Library Employees (9/11/19).
To view options developed from feedback gathered at stakeholder listening sessions click on the link provided below:
link to options developed from stakeholder listening sessions 

Meet the Verizon Jetpack!

The Library has the answer for all your mobile WiFi needs, the Verizon Jetpack.  With the Verizon Jetpack you can stay connected, on the go, on vacation, during power outages, anytime you need access to the internet and you know it won’t be available otherwise.

The Library has two Verizon Jetpacks available for borrowing.

For more details or to check a Jetpack out, come on in to the Library.

Library of Things

Besides books, CDs, DVDs, magazines, the library circulates a growing number of non-traditional items that you might be interested in.  Click here to visit our Library of Things page and see what we’ve got!