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OLIS at the National Book Festival
OLIS and RI Center for the Book participate in the Pavilion of the States at the 16th Annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

2017 Summer Reading Program Performer's Application(s)
To be considered as a performer for the Summer Reading Program, performers must submit an application by Friday, November 1st at 12:30 pm to audition in the Performer's Showcase.

OLIS-LORI Delivery Items Count
All LORI Libraries receiving delivery service should begin their items count on Sunday, October 23 Through Saturday, October 29. Items Count Worksheet

Envisioning the Future of Resource Sharing in Rhode Island: Aspiration Meets Practicality
Join OLIS, the LORI Resource Sharing Working Group and your colleagues from around the state for a day-long program about resource sharing.

2016 LORI Certification Summary
Highlights of the FY2015 LORI ILL statistics and the results from the 2016 library technology scans are now available.

AskRI Updates
Providence Public Library will continue to serve as the Statewide Reference Resource Center. Tutor.com and HeritageQuest databases will no longer be available on AskRI.

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

All-Star Summer Reading Finale
On August 23, 46 All-Star Readers took to the field at McCoy Stadium to celebrate the grand finale to the 2016 Summer Reading Program, “On Your Mark, Get Set...Read!"

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

E-rate: Update on Invoicing and Payment Processes
Note the important new processes to receive E-rate reimbursement for funding year 2016.