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OLIS - LORI Delivery Items Count
All LORI Libraries receiving delivery service should begin their items count on Sunday, October 26 through Saturday, November 1
Items count worksheet

Second Mock Newbery Discussion Scheduled
The second Mock Newbery discussion is scheduled for Wednesday, November 5th.

OLIS in the News
OLIS' work in disaster and preservation planning was featured by IMLS in its September Project Profile.

Financial Literacy @ Your Library
OLIS, RILA and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are teaming up to present a program on developing and promoting financial education programs on October 9.

OLIS CE - New Requirement to Receive Unemployment Benefits
As of Sept. 1, the RI Dept. of Labor and Training is requiring all unemployment benefit recipients to have an online resume in EmployRI. OLIS has partnered with the RI DLT to provide 3 training sessions for library staff to help patrons meet this requirement.

Children's Summer Reading Program Finale 2014
48 kids representing Summer Reading Program participants from RI public libraries across the state took the field at McCoy Stadium on August 19th with their favorite book in hand.

OLIS Continuing Education: Fall 2014
The Fall programs feature youth services, adult services, hands-on sessions on EmployRI, AskRI and more.

Summaries of the FCC 7th Report and Order
FCC and ALA issue summaries to the FCC Report and Order regarding E-rate modernization.

E-rate Modernization
Information of the on-going E-rate Modernization efforts by the Federal Communications Commission, the schools, and the library community.