OLIS News and Updates

December, 2023

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12/27/2023 - 14:46

FY2023 Staffing & Salaries Report Now Available

The FY2023 Staffing & Salaries Report is the first report published using data submitted for the FY23 Annual Survey.

November, 2023

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11/30/2023 - 10:10

Applications open for 2024 LORI Grant Programs

Members of the LORI network are invited to apply for 2024 LORI Project Grants and Mini-Grants for projects that advance library services in RI.
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11/29/2023 - 09:35

2023 New England Teen Summit

The 2023 New England Teen Summit was a success as 179 library staff members from across the region came together virtually for a day of inspiration and collaboration.

The 2023 New England Teen Summit was a success as 179 library staff members from across the region came together virtually for a day of inspiration and

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11/10/2023 - 15:07

Digital magazines now available in OSL Catalog

Digital magazine titles available online via Flipster are now discoverable in the Ocean State Libraries (OSL) catalog!

Flipster is a digital magazine service available to all Rhode Islanders through AskRI.org, the online statewide reference resource center.

October, 2023

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10/19/2023 - 08:58

Fall 2023 LORI Delivery Item Count

The Fall Delivery Item Count will take place from Sunday, October 29 to Saturday, November 4.
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Teen Summit 2023
10/02/2023 - 12:08

New England Teen Summit 2023

Join your neighbors for the annual New England Teen Summit! Library staff throughout New England are invited to this free, virtual event focused on teen services.

September, 2023

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09/26/2023 - 13:34

Free Library Journal Online Courses for RI Library Staff - Seats are Limited!

This fall OLIS will be sponsoring limited attendance at two Library Journal online courses: Library De-escalation Training and Equity-Centered Library Leadership.

There are limited seats available for each course.

August, 2023

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08/28/2023 - 10:19

Building Equity-Based Summers Cohort 2 Application

Building Equity-Based Summers cohort 2 application is open through September 22.

OLIS is seeking five public libraries to participate in the second year of the three-year Building Equity-Based Summers initiative.