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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 […]

Building Bridges in a Divisive Climate

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

The University of Rhode Island Libraries is offering a program to explore current issues and challenges in diversity, equity, and inclusion in libraries, archives, and museums. In a panel discussion format, the program seeks to further advance civic values in our society and profession. Diversity comes in many dimensions such as age, disability, religion, sexual […]

RI Governor Proclaims Information Literacy Month

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

October is Information Literacy Month! The Rhode Island Library Association’s Information Literacy Action Round Table (ILART) is celebrating the signing of Information Literacy Proclamation by Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea.  Information_Literacy_Month017 Proclamation Increase and share your information literacy skills and programming at the ILART event! EVALUATE: Separating Fact from […]

Cornucopia of RI presents: A Source of Peace: Libraries & Immigration

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Cornucopia of RI presents: A Source of Peace: Libraries & Immigration – The Real News!   Thursday, November 2, 2017, 5:30 P. M. The Rhode Island State House, State Room, 2nd floor 82 Smith Street Providence, Rhode Island 02908 Free and open to the public.  Light Refreshments, free parking* Register Join Cornucopia of Rhode Island: […]

Rural & Small Libraries Conference

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

From the Association of Rural and Small Libraries (ARSL)*: Have you registered to attend the Association for Rural and Small Libraries 2017 Conference in beautiful St. George, UT, Sept. 7-9? If not, you didn’t miss out!  You cannot beat these prices even though the early bird rate is past. Full conference rates begin at only […]

Celebrate 15 Years of Reading Across Rhode Island

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

The RI Center for the Book is celebrating the 15th year of the signature program Reading Across Rhode Island! Event includes brunch with RI author Ann Hood, the famous Penny Social, a performance by Living Literature, trivia and more! Come celebrate 15 years of promoting literacy and community connections across our state! When: Sunday, May 21, […]

RI Governor Proclaims April “School Library Month”

Friday, March 31st, 2017

Celebrate School Library Month Governor Gina Raimondo has proclaimed April as School Library Month in Rhode Island, recognizing the contributions that school librarians make to their school communities. School Librarians of RI Follow School Librarians of RI on Twitter @SchLibRI Tweet about RI school libraries hashtag #schoollibrariesRI

Digital Commonwealth 2017 Conference

Monday, March 20th, 2017

“Charting the Digital Future” – 2017 Digital Commonwealth Annual Conference When: April 4, 2017, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Location: The College of the Holy Cross, Hogan Center, Worcester, Massachusetts Keynote: Mary Minow will address fake news literacy and the role of libraries and other cultural heritage institutions in the dissemination, collection and preservation of […]

RI Library Day

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

The Rhode Island Library Association (RI) has announced that the 3rd Annual Rhode Island Library Day will be on Saturday, April 8, 2017, a date which kicks off National Library Week (April 9th-15th, 2017). The purpose of RI Library Day is to host events and plan activities that will raise awareness about the wonderful things […]

RILA-ILART Lesson Swap

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

The Rhode Island Library Association’s Information Literacy Action Round Table (RILA-ILART) is hosting a lesson swap. RILA-ILART is looking for librarians who would like to share successful lessons, or lessons that could be perfect with some feedback. Lessons from all levels and library types, from school to university to public, that relate to an information […]

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