The Office of Library and Information Services and the Rhode Island Office of Innovation are pleased to announce a second grant opportunity for the Studio Rhode Next Generation Library Challenge. Studio Rhode seeks to engage public libraries that are reimagining the way they approach community challenges and program delivery. In this grant cycle, four awards of up to $10,000 each will be available for sustainable, impactful pilot projects that focus on community engagement, technology, education or key issues facing the community and apply an innovative approach. Pilot projects must be completed within a 4-month period. Project funds may be used for technology, services and materials.
Completed applications are due no later than 4:00pm on February 2, 2018 to Bao Vang (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Studio Rhode Phase II Workshop was held on January 11, 2018 from 1 - 3:30 at the East Providence Material and for those who could not attend, the event was Live Streamed through the OLIS RI Facebook page. View the Studio Rhode Workshop Part 1, and Studio Rhode Workshop Part 2. Explore the materials below as you plan for your application.
Woonsocket Harris Public Library: My Woonsocket Life
Westerly Public Library: Everyone is an Artst