Strategic Planning

The BPL Compass

New BPL Compass Roundtables Announced

by Michael Colford

Three more sets of dates and times of Compass Roundtable gatherings have been set for early June. Compass roundtable topics include: a review of the Compass process to date, an introduction to the Compass Principles, and an interactive exercise on outcomes. These roundtables are for all residents, citywide, and the conversation is about the whole Boston Public Library, systemwide. Please spread the word to your friends and neighbors and help the BPL chart its course to the future.

The dates and times are as follows:

  1. Wednesday, June 1, Adams Street Branch, 690 Adams Street in Dorchester, 6:00 – 7:00 pm
  2. Monday, June 6, Connolly Branch, 433 Centre Street in Jamaica Plain, 6:00 – 7:00 pm
  3. Thursday, June 9, Orientation Room, Central Library in Copley Square, 6:00 – 7:00 pm

The three Roundtables in June are in addition to two previously-announced roundtables, one of which took place on April 21 at the West End Branch and the other which is scheduled for Thursday, May 5 at the West Roxbury Branch, 1961 Centre Street in West Roxbury, 6:00 – 7:00 pm.

Keep checking for additional details or send comments via email to Copies of the downloadable meeting flyer (PDF) along with new Compass bookmarks are in the process of being distributed to all BPL locations.