Library Advocacy Coalition Sponsors Citywide Meeting on BPL Future Wednesday April 7 at Cathedral of St Paul's

A coalition of labor, community associations and library advocacy groups is holding a citywide public meeting on Wednesday, April 7 at 6:30 PM to protect Boston public library branches from closures, layoffs and program cuts. Demanding "real change" to "build a better library system in our community" the organizers say they want to have a voice in the future of the Boston Public Library and its branches. The location of the event is the Cathedral of St. Paul's at 138 Tremont Street in Boston. The meeting is sponsored by the recently formed neighborhood library Friends umbrella group, People of Boston Branches, Boston Public Library Professional Staff Association, the Progressive Librarians Guild Simmons College GSLIS, Massachusetts Jobs With Justice, AFSCME Local 1526 and the Radical Reference Boston Collective.