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Next Generation Library Workshop
A workshop to help libraries reimagine how their library delivers services as part of the Studio Rhode Challenge grant project. Applicants are required to attend while the workshop is open to all.

OLIS Continuing Education: Spring 2017
The spring CE session offers 16 programs featuring community building, youth and adult services, services to individuals with physical disabilities or other challenges, library management, and more.

Rhode Island Mock Newbery Award Winner Announced
On Wednesday, January 18, 2017 children's librarians and school librarians gathered to vote for the year's most distinguished children's book.

2017 LORI Certification and Annual Update
OLIS is accepting LORI membership renewal and new applications January 16 through March 15, 2017.

Rhode Island Mock Caldecott Winner Announced
On Monday, January 9, 2017 children's librarians and school librarians gathered to vote for the year's most distinguished picture book.

FY2016 Public Library Statistics Available
The FY2016 Public Library Annual Survey data is now available in a number of reports. The reports cover public library revenue, expenditures, library visits, usage and much more.

2016: Year in Review
2016 was a year of change and constance, as OLIS continued to support and expand services to Rhode Island's libraries.