Proposed New Library Construction Regulations

[June 6, 2018] The Office of Library and Information Services and the Library Board of Rhode Island are proposing the adoption of new Regulations for Public Library Construction Reimbursement and the repeal of current Regulations for Public Library Construction/Renovation Reimbursement Funding. Notices of proposed rulemaking are posted on the Secretary of State's website as listed below.

A public comment hearing is scheduled at the Department of Administration, One Capitol Hill, Second Floor, Conference Room 2A, Providence, RI 02908, for June 20th at 10:00 AM. Information about the regulations and public comment is included in the following:


All interested parties are invited to submit written or oral comments concerning the proposed regulations by July 10, 2018 to the address listed below.

Department of Administration
Office of Library and Information Services
One Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908

Comments may also be emailed to Karen Mellor, Chief of Library Services.

Public Hearing Information

The place of the public hearing is accessible to individuals who are handicapped. If communication assistance (readers/interpreters/captioners) is needed, or any other accommodation to ensure equal participation, please call 401-574-9302 or RI Relay 711 at least three (3) business days prior to the meeting so arrangements can be made to provide such assistance at no cost to the person requesting.

Metered street parking is available.

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