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Supporting Children & Families Affected by Incarceration
On November 16th, OLIS and the RI Department of Corrections hosted a workshop on the Books Beyond program to support children and families impacted by incarceration and the RI Prisoner Re-entry Initiative. Learn more about the Books Beyond program and how your library can become involved in this very important initiative.

Digital Talking Books for Visually Impaired or Handicapped In Your Community
Reach out to those in your community who may not be able to come into your library, but can still enjoy and benefit from services your library provides.

OLIS's Fall 2017 Continuing Education Session Now Open!
This session includes open meetings of OLIS’s new roundtables, Special Collections and Digital Innovation, programs on coding, seasonal programming hosted at the Tomaquag Museum, supporting families and children affected by incarceration, a report back from the Research Institute for Public Libraries and so much more!

2018 Mock Newbery
Mark your calendars for 2018 RI Mock Newbery discussion meetings and check out the long list of nominated titles.