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2017 LORI Certification and Annual Update
OLIS is accepting LORI membership renewal and new applications January 16 through March 15, 2017.

Rhode Island Mock Caldecott Winner Announced
On Monday, January 9, 2017 children's librarians and school librarians gathered to vote for the year's most distinguished picture book.

FY2016 Public Library Statistics Available
The FY2016 Public Library Annual Survey data is now available in a number of reports. The reports cover public library revenue, expenditures, library visits, usage and much more.

2016: Year in Review
2016 was a year of change and constance, as OLIS continued to support and expand services to Rhode Island's libraries.

Final Mock Newbery Discussion List Available
Check out the final reading list before voting on January 18!

OLIS Continuing Education Programs, December 2016
Check out what's coming to OLIS Continuing Education in December.

Expanded Interstate Delivery Pilot Project
25 additional libraries began to participate in the RI/MA interstate delivery pilot project on October 1, 2016.

2017 Mock Newbery Discussion
Mark your calendars for 2017 RI Mock Newbery discussion meetings and check out the long list of nominated titles.

OLIS Continuing Education: Fall 2016
The Fall CE session offers 19 programs featuring resource sharing, library data, social media, youth and adult services.