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May 22, 2018

Highlights from the Kids Reading Across Rhode Island Celebration
The State House was rockin’ on Saturday, May 19th with the kick-off celebration of the 9th annual Kids Reading Across Rhode Island (KRARI) program. Celia C. Pérez, author of the 2018 KRARI selection The First Rule of Punk, signed books, fielded questions from the KRARI Jr. Press Corps, and addressed children and adults in the Governor’s State Room. The kick-off also marked the beginning of the 2018 statewide Summer Reading Program, “Libraries Rock!”

May 18, 2018

Library Futures Conference Registration Open
Join us on June 7, at the URI Library for a full day workshop featuring Miguel Figueroa of the ALA Center for the Future of Libraries, along with other futurists and innovators from the library world and beyond. Space is limited, so register to save your place.

May 18, 2018

LORI Delivery Items Count Summary
View the summary of the LORI Delivery items count over the past few years and check out the the 2018 LORI ILL Statistics and Technology Scan.

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05/17/2018 13:50 EDT
From the U.S. Census Bureau: Census Enumerators have begun knocking on doors in Providence County. As a way to alert residents about this next phase of the Census Test, the Census Bureau created a short video (15 seconds) in English and Spanish. We would be grateful if you would post these on your social media platforms […]
05/10/2018 15:44 EDT
We would like to invite your library to be a part of the National Disability Voter Registration Week this July 16 – 20, 2018. Last year, over 150 libraries in 46 states participated in the effort to reach and register Americans who live with a disability to vote. We hope your library can become an […]
05/10/2018 12:27 EDT
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Division of Preservation and Access is currently accepting applications for Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants and Common Heritage grants. Please check the NEH website for additional grant opportunities. Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants Receipt Deadline August 1, 2018 The mission of the Challenge Grants program is […]

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05/24/2018 14:43 EDT
Published May 22, 2018 by Carrie Russell Today, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted unanimously to send the Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Act (S.2559) to the full Senate for a vote. If passed by two-thirds of the Senate, the legislation will go to the President for final signature. For more than ten years, associations representing the […]
05/14/2018 12:09 EDT
If you are having difficulties using BARD, there have been issues earlier this month that may at times have caused very slow downloads or titles that may not complete downloading. The National Library Service, Library of Congress technical staff have been working to resolve all issues and will be rebooting the system at 12:15 pm […]
05/09/2018 12:31 EDT
The National Library Service, NLS has stated that “any patron account that has not been used in one year or more will be moved to an Inactive/Suspended status.” This is in effect as of March 15, 2018. If your account is suspended and you would like to begin downloading books again, and you are an […]

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