OLIS News and Updates

March, 2024

03/01/2024 - 16:25

Announcing Kids Reading Across RI 2024

The Kids Reading Across RI Committee is happy to announce that The Lost Library by Rebecca Stead and Wendy Mass is the 2024 selection!
RI Childrens Book Award
03/01/2024 - 10:28

Voting for the 2024 RI Children's Book Award

Voting for the 2024 RI Children's Book Award will take place March 1 - April 30.

February, 2024

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02/27/2024 - 15:36

AskRI Resource Survey

The 2024 AskRI Resource Survey is now open for submissions. Survey results will better inform services provided through AskRI.org. Submissions are due by March 15, 2024.

AskRI is conducting a survey amongst librarians, library staff, and other information professionals who use AskRI and its resources.

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02/20/2024 - 15:49

OLIS announces 2024 LORI Grant Awards

OLIS is proud to announce the recipients of the 2024 LORI Project and Mini-Grant Awards, dedicated to fostering innovation and excellence in library services across Rhode Island.

Seven LORI Project Grants and six LORI Mini-Grants have been awarded to twelve RI public and school libraries to execute creative and impactful projects

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02/20/2024 - 11:46

2024 Summer Reading Program Mini-Grants

Request forms for the 2024 Summer Reading Program Mini-Grants are now available.
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02/16/2024 - 12:57

Sharing Visions Resource Sharing 2024 Virtual Conference

Registration for the Sharing Visions Resource Sharing 2024 Virtual Conference is now open!

Sharing Visions, a joint effort by the New England State Library Agencies, presents the Sharing Visions 2024 Virtual Confe

02/12/2024 - 10:31

Delivery Cancelled Tuesday, February 13

Due to the significant snowstorm and hazardous conditions forecasted for Tuesday, February 13, delivery is canceled.
02/06/2024 - 10:20

OLIS Staff Elected National Mentor

Kelly Metzger re-elected as SDC Mentor and member of the Library Statistics Working Group.

During the recent State Data Coordinators Annual Meeting in Denver, CO, hosted by the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS), 56 state data co