Join library staff from around Massachusetts to engage in two days of hands-on, intensive workshops about…
Participants will walk away from the RIPL Regional with tools for evaluation, confidence in building research into their activities, and a network of colleagues for future learning and success.
RIPL Regional participants work in Massachusetts public libraries and are …
interested in getting started using data for savvy and strategic planning.
looking for both inspiration and instruction in a hands-on, participatory environment.
seeking to learn about outcomes and how to measure library impact.
committed to leading their organizations in making data-based decisions.
eager to develop a peer network to support research and evaluation efforts.
Devens Common Center
31 Andrews Parkway
Devens, MA 01434
We have a small block of rooms available at the SpringHill Suites Devens Common Center, which is across the parking lot from the conference center and accessible via skywalk. Participants are on their own for housing costs. To reserve your room, please use this link before August 25, 2023.
Free parking is available and plentiful!
Devens Common Center is located two miles from the Ayer Station on the Fitchburg Line of the MBTA Commuter Rail. Members choosing to use this option will need to arrange a taxi or rideshare to get from Ayer Station to the conference center.
September 18-19, 2023
Monday, September 18: 8:00-8:30 Registration, 8:30-5:00 Workshop
Tuesday, September 19: 8:30-5:00 Workshop
Continental Breakfast, Buffet Lunch, and snacks will be provided during the event.
The event is available to Massachusetts Library System members at no cost. To participate, please submit an application form by Tuesday, August 1, 2023. Each library should submit one application. Up to two people from each MLS library system can attend, and you will be informed whether your application has been approved by Monday, August 14, 2023.