OLIS News and Updates

Building Youth Financial Capability Skills

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Offers Youth Financial Literacy Webinar

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will review resources youth can use to learn what personal finance course offerings are available in the

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Participate in NNLM Focused Outreach

The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) is conducting focused outreach with libraries in Western Providence County to inform their work.

Through Focused Outreach, NNLM seeks to create new relationship

Impact of New EEOC Guidelines on Library Workplace Harassment

Learn how the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)'s new set of guidelines, to better understand Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act, affects libraries.

From Library 2.0:

Resources for the Presidential Preference Primary, April 2024.

From the RI State Library

A Message from the Rhode Island State Library:


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Networking Opportunity for Libraries Serving English Language Learners

California Library Literacy Services invites libraries from around the country to connect in call centered on adult and family literacy programs in libraries.

Notice for libraries that offer adult literacy/ESL/ELL services: 


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Rhode Island Librarians Named 2024 ALA Emerging Leaders

Rhode Island Librarians, Elana Rios and Stella Hudson have been named among the 2024 cohort of ALA's Emerging Leaders. Press release from CPL on follows regarding Ms. Rios.

Press Release: Cranston Public Library’s Elena Rios Named a 2024 Emerging Leader by the American Library Association