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December 12, 2018

Job Opening: Library Program Specialist II (Digital Resources)
OLIS is seeking a librarian to join our team as the Digital Resources Coordinator. The application period closes Dec. 25.

December 11, 2018

Fall 2018 LORI Delivery Items Count results
39,725 items were transported in the OLIS-LORI Delivery system during the week of October 14, 2018.

December 5, 2018

RI Digitization Project Status Survey
Statewide survey on the status of digitization projects in libraries and cultural heritage organizations.

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12/05/2018 15:14 EST
The American Library Association, Library and Research Center is now accepting applications for the Loleta D. Fyan Grant. Applications for up to $5,000 for the improvement of public libraries and the services they provide are available. The grant is to be used for the development and improvement of public libraries and the services they provide. […]
12/05/2018 14:42 EST
Rhode Island Center for the Book to Reside at Salve Regina University Pell Center [Dec. 5, 2018] The Rhode Island Center for the Book will operate from the Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy at Salve Regina University beginning in January 2019. Dedicated to promoting reading and celebrating community, the RI Center for […]
11/28/2018 14:01 EST
Did you know that reading on grade level by third grade is the leading indicator of high school graduation? Join the RI Children’s Cabinet and its partners in promoting early childhood literacy and putting students on an early path to success. From November 26 to December 1, share your favorite childhood books on social media […]

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12/13/2018 09:59 EST
Keep up with all the latest news from NLS by bookmarking https://tinyurl.com/infoNLS Quarterly Newsletter
12/12/2018 15:01 EST
Becoming  by Michelle Obama (DB92627) is now available as a downloadable title through BARD.  The hardcopy for US mailing may be available in the next month. Description: A memoir by the former First Lady, the first African American in that role. Obama recounts her childhood in Chicago, her years balancing motherhood and her career as […]
11/29/2018 16:15 EST
The Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) launched a major outreach campaign this year to educate the public about the free services it provides to U.S. residents with visual impairments and other disabilities. Through the RI Talking Books Library (TBL), qualified RI residents can apply to the program […]

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