2018 OLIS News Archive

Urban Libraries Roundtable Inaugural Meeting
The meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 10:00am - 12:00pm at the West Warwick Public Library.
[January 29, 2018]

Studio Rhode FAQ
Grants for Studio Rhode are due February 2. Check out the FAQ to assist with your grant application.
[January 23, 2018]

Veterans' Services from the Talking Books Library
Veterans receive preference for the Talking Books Library program, a free program of the National Library Service (NLS) for people with temporary or permanent low vision, blindness, or a physical disability that prevents them from reading or holding the printed page.
[January 12, 2018]

Studio Rhode Grant Workshop Materials Available
Find workshop recordings, presentations, activities and other useful resources shared at the Studio Rhode Phase II grant application workshop held on January 11. The application window will remain open until February 2, 2018.
[January 12, 2018]

LORI Certification Starts January 22, 2018
The certification will start on Monday, January 22 and conclude on March 22, 2018.
[January 12, 2018]

New OLIS Website
The Office of Library and Information Services is pleased to present our new website to the Rhode Island library community.
[January 11, 2018]

State Offices Closed January 4
OLIS will be closed on Thursday, January 4 due to a severe winter storm.
[January 3, 2018]

No LORI delivery on Thursday, January 4
LORI Delivery is canceled on January 4, 2018 due to inclement weather.
[January 3, 2018]

Studio Rhode Grant Application Open
The application window is now open for the Studio Rhode Next Generation Library Challenge Phase II grants and will remain open until Friday, February 2, 2018.
[January 2, 2018]

2017: Year in Review
2017 brought a new strategic direction to OLIS and innovation and learning opportunities for Rhode Island librarians and library staff.
[January 2, 2018]