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Disability on the Shelf

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Disability on the Shelf: Looking for Representation in Library Collections Presented by Tegan Mannino, Circulation Supervisor and Cataloger at the Monson (MA) Free Library Date: Monday, February 12, 2018 Time: 2:00pm to 3:00pm Location: Online, Webinar Hosted by the Massachusetts Library System but open to non-members. Register now! When asked, we all can think of […]

RARI 2018 Kick-Off for The Hate U Give

Friday, February 2nd, 2018

On Saturday, January 27 at The Pavilion at Grace in Providence, the RI Center for the Book hosted the kick-off event for 2018’s Reading Across Rhode Island (RARI) selection The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. The program opened with performances by AS220Youth and Living Literature. AS220Youth works with at-risk and-beyond risk young people age […]

The Rhode Island Foundation Offers Training

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

The Rhode Island Foundation, Initiative for Nonprofit Excellence (INE) is offering a full slate of programs in the coming months for nonprofit staff, volunteers, and board members. Programs range from grant writing to board service and from fund development to board peer learning meetings. Programs include: Introduction to Grant Writing, Succession planning, Board recruitment/orientation, Board […]

Owning Our Story: about the overdose epidemic

Friday, January 5th, 2018

Come Be a Part of a Powerful Evening to Rewrite the End to Rhode Island’s Overdose Epidemic Owning Our Story: About the Overdose Epidemic The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and Creating Outreach About Addiction Support Together (COAAST) will be hosting a FREE, community event called Owning Our Story: About the Opioid Overdose Epidemic […]

Senator Reed introduces IMLS reauthorization bill

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

On December 21, Rhode Island’s own Senator Jack Reed and a bipartisan group of senators introduced the bill to reauthorize the Museum and Library Services Act.  The bill renews and builds on the $231 million committed to museum and library programs administered by the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). Support for libraries […]

Library Freedom Institute

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

The Library Freedom Institute (LFI) is a privacy-focused training for librarians to teach them the skills necessary to thrive as Privacy Advocates: from installing privacy software to influencing public policy.  The Program is offered by the Library Freedom Project (LFP). Building on the success of the LFP’s shorter courses, participants will learn how to: Install, […]

WWI Centennial: Doughboy Roadshow

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

As part of Rhode Island’s efforts to mark the centennial of America’s participation in World War I (1917 – 1919), the Rhode Island World War One (RIWW1CC) will be hosting “Doughboy Roadshow,” an event similar to a combined “Antiques Roadshow” and “Genealogy Roadshow.” Saturday, March 10, 2018 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Aldrich House, 110 […]

Post Graduate Certificate in Youth Experience

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

The following opportunity from the University of Maryland may be of interest to school or youth services librarians: Graduate Certificate of Professional Studies in Youth Experience: Application Window Open and Information Sessions Applications for the second cohort of students in the Graduate Certificate of Professional Studies in Youth Experience (YX) offered by the College of […]

Rhode Island Tax Amnesty Program

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

From the RI Division of Taxation: “The Rhode Island Division of Taxation is offering a Tax Amnesty program which will allow certain taxpayers to pay the full amount of overdue taxes plus seventy-five percent of any interest due, without having to pay the remaining interest and any penalty amounts due and without being subject to […]

Campaign for Third Grade Reading

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

On Thursday, November 2, 2017, United Way of Rhode Island and Rhode Island KIDS COUNT welcomed state leaders and community partners to the Rhode Island College to discuss strategies to improve 3rd grade reading success. The Office of Library and Information Services Youth Services Coordinator was represented by Youth Services Coordinator Danielle Margarida at the […]

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