Strategic Planning

The BPL Compass

BPL Compass Roundtables

by Michael Colford

The dates and times for the first set of Compass Roundtable gatherings are now in place. There will be two public roundtables in the upcoming weeks. 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. Thursday, April 21, West End Branch, 6:00 – 7:00 pm
  2. Thursday, May 5, West Roxbury Branch, 6:00 – 7:00 pm

There will be a second set of Compass roundtables during the summer. Visit 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.

One Response to “BPL Compass Roundtables”

  1. theszak says:

    Post listings of the people of the Boston Public Library and areas of their expertise with the BPL collections. Name, Department, Areas of expertise/Special interests relative to the BPL collections.