OLIS News and Updates

September, 2022

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09/30/2022 - 14:34

2022 FallLORI Delivery Item Count

The LORI Delivery Item Count will take place from Sunday October 30 to Saturday November 5, 2022.

August, 2022

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08/02/2022 - 09:01

2022 RI DPLA Survey Report

Results from the 2022 RI DPLA Survey are now available for download.

July, 2022

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07/21/2022 - 12:17

Mock Caldecott 2023

Mock Caldecott returns after a four year hiatus! It's time to start taking a closer look at 2022 picture books. Participating in the Mock Caldecott is an opportunity to sharpen sel
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07/21/2022 - 12:16

Mock Newbery 2023

It's time to start taking a closer look at the children's books of 2022! Each fall Rhode Island librarians gather to select the most distinguished contribution to American literatu
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07/19/2022 - 13:22

2022 Library of Rhode Island Certification

LORI membership renewal and new applications are open July 18 through September 16, 2022.
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07/05/2022 - 11:25

OLIS Five-Year Plan 2023-2027

OLIS has completed its new Five-Year State Plan for the expenditure of federal LSTA funds. Following approval by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the plan will go into
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07/05/2022 - 10:54

Enacted Grant-in-Aid FY23

State Aid to Libraries is fully funded at 25% of local expenditures in FY23. Funding has also been increased to the Statewide Reference Resource Center (AskRI), supporting database

May, 2022

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05/23/2022 - 18:15

OLIS Five-Year Plan Framework

Provide input on OLIS' framework for the Five-Year Plan for statewide library services.