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Twitter 101 Media Smart Libraries Workshop
Is Twitter one of your library's communication tools? It should be! At this Media Smart Libraries workshop you will learn how to use Twitter and discuss ways that this micro-blogging tool can facilitate the exchange of information.

OLIS - LORI Delivery Items Count
All LORI libraries receiving delivery service should begin their items count on Sunday, October 18 through Saturday, October 24. Items Count Worksheet

LORI Standards
New standards for statewide resource sharing and interlibrary cooperation are in effect.

E-rate News: Eligible Services List
E-rate funding Year 2016 eligible services list is now available.

NorthStar Digital Literacy Proctor Training
OLIS is offering site licenses for this digital literacy certification tool. If you have not attend a previous session, come to learn more about this program for libraries on Oct. 7.

2016 Mock Newbery Discussion
Mark your calendars for 2016 RI Mock Newbery discussion meetings and check out the long list of nominated titles.

National Book Festival
The RI Office of Library and Information Services showcased its programs and services at the annual National Book Festival in Washington, DC.

OLIS Continuing Education: Fall 2015
The Fall CE lineup includes programs on privacy, marketing, legal and health reference, comics, and more.

All-Star Summer Reading Finale
On August 18, 42 All-Star Readers took to the field at McCoy Stadium to celebrate the grand finale to the 2015 Summer Reading Program, “Every Hero Has a Story."

New LORI ILL Request Form
Use the form to request from other LORI libraries for items not available in your local or extended network.

State Aid to Libraries
Governor Raimondo has signed the 2016 state budget, which provides level funding for public library grant-in-aid.