OLIS News and Updates

January, 2023

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Chelsea Watts
01/05/2023 - 13:11

OLIS Welcomes New Digital Resources Coordinator

The Office of Library and Information Services is pleased to announce that Chelsea Watts has joined our team as the new Digital Resources Coordinator.

Chelsea will coordinate OLIS web services and online resources, and provide support for other digital initiatives such as the Rhode Island hub for the D

October, 2022

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10/28/2022 - 14:10

Pilot Libraries Sought for Equity Initiative

The Office of Library and Information Services (OLIS) is one of six state library agencies piloting the IMLS grant-funded initiative Building Equity Based Summers Through Libraries
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10/26/2022 - 11:19

Youth Services Programming Kits Now Available

OLIS is pleased to announce the development of Programming Kits and StoryWalk® Sets for Rhode Island public libraries to borrow and use with their communities. The purpose of the

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.