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Archive for January, 2018

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 […]

Prepare Your Library for Winter Weather

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Prepare Your Library for Extreme Cold and Severe Winter Weather Library facilities are subject to the same risks as homes during prolonged periods of extreme cold, especially if the library building will be closed for more than 24 hours. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) gives specific recommendations to prepare yourself and your home. Many […]

RARI Kick-Off January 27

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Reading Across Rhode Island (RARI), Rhode Island’s One Book, One State community read program kicks off its 16th year on January 27th. The 2018 RARI selection is The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. The Office of Library and Information is a proud to sponsor Reading Across Rhode Island. Speakers and Performers will offer engaging […]