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OLIS Continuing Education: Fall 2015
The Fall CE lineup includes programs on privacy, marketing, legal and health reference, comics, and more.

All-Star Summer Reading Finale
On August 18, 42 All-Star Readers took to the field at McCoy Stadium to celebrate the grand finale to the 2015 Summer Reading Program, “Every Hero Has a Story."

Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment
OLIS, in partnership with the RI Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI), Broadband RI (BBRI), and the Adult Education Professional Development Center (PDC), is providing 24 site licenses for public libraries to become approved sites for proctoring the Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment.

New LORI ILL Request Form
Use the form to request from other LORI libraries for items not available in your local or extended network.

State Aid to Libraries
Governor Raimondo has signed the 2016 state budget, which provides level funding for public library grant-in-aid.

Proposed LORI Standards
Public Notice of Proposed Rule Making: public hearing on proposed standards is scheduled for July 30; final comments due on July 30.

RELAIS ILL Discontinued
RELAIS will be discontinued for ILL requests effective June 30, 2015. Friday, June 26 is the last day to enter ILL requests via RELAIS.

Summer Reading Program 2015
The Summer Reading Program kicks off at your local public library on June 22. View the schedule of all the performances taking place around the state.