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Boston Public Library Meeting of the Trustees Special Collections Committee

Reason for cancellation: Please contact organizer.

Zoom meeting link

Webinar ID: 867 1218 0590

Call in: 1-646-558-8656, 1-646-931-3860, or 1-301-715-8592

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Agenda

    Committee Chair Report

    Ben Bradlee Jr, Committee Chair

    Welcome Statement

    Roll Call of Committee members

    Approval of Meeting Minutes from November 29, 2022

    Review of Engagement with Special Collections Statistics since Reopening

    Beth Prindle, Head of Special Collections

    Discussion of Reparative Language in Collection Description  

    Beth Prindle, Head of Special Collections

    Common Practices

    BPL Harmful Language Statement

    New Business

    Public Comment                                                                                                          

    *“Please sign up for public comment the first 30 minutes of the meeting to support effective time management.  On occasion, additional public comments on matters formally on the agenda may be allowed at the discretion of the Chair, and time allowing.  Members of the public are also reminded that comments may alternatively be submitted in writing to the Clerk of the Board for distribution to the Trustees.”


    Ben Bradlee Jr, Committee Chair

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