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January 12, 2018

LORI Certification Starts January 22, 2018
The certification will start on Monday, January 22 and conclude on March 22, 2018.

January 12, 2018

Studio Rhode Grant Workshop Materials Available
Find workshop recordings, presentations, activities and other useful resources shared at the Studio Rhode Phase II grant application workshop held on January 11. The application window will remain open until February 2, 2018.

January 12, 2018

Veterans' Services from the Talking Books Library
Veterans receive preference for the Talking Books Library program, a free program of the National Library Service (NLS) for people with temporary or permanent low vision, blindness, or a physical disability that prevents them from reading or holding the printed page.

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01/16/2018 12:02 EST
The Rhode Island Foundation, Initiative for Nonprofit Excellence (INE) is offering a full slate of programs in the coming months for nonprofit staff, volunteers, and board members. Programs range from grant writing to board service and from fund development to board peer learning meetings. Programs include: Introduction to Grant Writing, Succession planning, Board recruitment/orientation, Board […]
01/05/2018 17:09 EST
Come Be a Part of a Powerful Evening to Rewrite the End to Rhode Island’s Overdose Epidemic Owning Our Story: About the Overdose Epidemic The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and Creating Outreach About Addiction Support Together (COAAST) will be hosting a FREE, community event called Owning Our Story: About the Opioid Overdose Epidemic […]
01/02/2018 13:56 EST
Prepare Your Library for Extreme Cold and Severe Winter Weather Library facilities are subject to the same risks as homes during prolonged periods of extreme cold, especially if the library building will be closed for more than 24 hours. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) gives specific recommendations to prepare yourself and your home. Many […]

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01/17/2018 15:48 EST
The National Library Services program rushed the accessible production of Michael Wolff ‘s new book about the White House staff and President Trump for regional library members throughout the United States. Now you can download this digital title via BARD or make a request for a digital cartridge copy.  In addition, we have several other […]
01/10/2018 16:04 EST
On January 9, 2018 at the Library of Congress, Jacqueline Woodson accepted her appointment as the new National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. Read the press release of her appointment. When you finish reading, order these books in our collection for yourself or a family member. DB80026 Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson – hard […]
12/27/2017 14:35 EST
Listen to or read Edgar B. Herwick III of WGBH’s Curiosity Desk discuss how the brain works while driving a car. Then order or download a few digital books about the amazing human brain. Call us at (401) 574-9310 Monday thru Friday from 8:30am to 4:00pm and order your favorite books about the brain. You […]

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