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Cornerstones of Democracy: Libraries, Intellectual Freedom and Privacy
OLIS, COLA & RILA present an evening program on preserving and protecting intellectual freedom and privacy rights, Thursday, Nov. 12.

2016 Summer Reading Program Performer's Application(s)
To be considered as a performer for the Summer Reading Program, performers must submit an application by Monday, November 9th to either audition in the Performer's Showcase or to be included on the list of potential performers.

Start a Conversation on Digital Voice in Your Library
Many young people have vibrant lives online that often feel disconnected in the real world. Learn how to bridge that gap by exploring credibility, remix, agenda shifting, and public vs. private in this Media Smart Libraries workshop.

OLIS - LORI Delivery Items Count
All LORI libraries receiving delivery service should begin their items count on Sunday, October 18 through Saturday, October 24. Items Count Worksheet

LORI Standards
New standards for statewide resource sharing and interlibrary cooperation are in effect.

E-rate News: Eligible Services List
E-rate funding Year 2016 eligible services list is now available.

2016 Mock Newbery Discussion
Mark your calendars for 2016 RI Mock Newbery discussion meetings and check out the long list of nominated titles.

National Book Festival
The RI Office of Library and Information Services showcased its programs and services at the annual National Book Festival in Washington, DC.

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."

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