Library Trustees Services

The Office of Library and Information Services is a resource for information that can aid public library trustees in their work.

The Public Library Trustees Handbook is currently being updated and will be available in 2018. Please continue to use our Archived Trustee Handbook until then, as much of the information in the handbook is still relevant.

RI General Laws and Regulations for Libraries

The following is a select list of the laws pertaining to libraries and trustees; for a complete list of RI State Laws relating to libraries, click here.


Follow proposed new or amended library legislation.


Office of Library and Information Services

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