Wednesday, January 2, 2019

General Membership Meeting (February 2019) at the Providence Community Library, South Providence

Cornucopia of Rhode Island, a section of the Rhode Island Library Association will meet
on Monday, February 4, 2019 at 5:00 PM in the library's Teen's room at the

Providence Community Library, South Providence
441 Prairie Avenue
Providence, RI 02905
Telephone: 401-467-2619

http://www.provcomlib.org/locations/south-providence

Parking: a few in the back and off street. The library has Prairie Avenue on one side for parking and Oxford Street on the back side for parking.

Feel free to contact Vice President Julie Cerrito with any questions:
Juliann Cerrito
401.277.5135
jcerr@uri.edu

Enjoy the week. We look forward to seeing you on the 4th of February.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

COLA and Cornucopia of RI Join the RILA Family!

The Rhode Island Library Association (RILA) welcomes the RI Coalition of Library Advocates (COLA) and Cornucopia of Rhode Island (CORI) into our organization as RILA Sections.
 
“This connection creates a larger advocacy voice for the Rhode Island Library Community”, says Kieran Ayton, President of RILA. “This will allow us to build opportunities around the state with combined networking activities, programming and professional development.”
 
The RI Coalition of Library Advocates (COLA) works to improve library services through advocacy, education, and public awareness. For over 30 years COLA has supported Rhode Island Libraries through petitions, Congressional testimony, and strategic communications with RI legislators. 
 
Cornucopia of Rhode Island (CORI) serves the library community of color. CORI mentors librarians and library staff of color, promotes the development of multicultural services and programs, and professional and educational activities. 
 
Members of all three organizations can now join or renew their Section memberships on the RILA website
 
The Rhode Island Library Association (RILA) is a professional organization that serves its members through career development, education, advocacy, networking partnerships and legislative action. Through collaboration and community partnerships RILA will inspire and promote excellence in library services.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

THE REFORMA NORTHEAST CHAPTER Meetings 2018/2019

THE REFORMA NORTHEAST CHAPTER:
ADVOCATES the improvement of library and information services for Spanish speakers and people of Hispanic / Latino origin in the six-state area, at the local, regional, and national levels.

SAVE THE DATE!
2nd RNE Chapter Meeting

Date: Friday December 14, 2018
Time: 10:00AM-4:00PM

Location:
Julius Forstmann Main Library, Passaic, N.J.
​Host: Mario Gonzalez, Passaic Library Director

*****
SAVE THE DATES 2019

3rd Annual RNE Spanish Book Buzz
Friday January 18, 2019 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Penguin Random House, NY, NY

3rd RNE Chapter Meeting
Friday February 8, 2019 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lillian Marrero Library
Philadelphia, PA

4th RNE Chapter Meeting
Friday March 15, 2019
Rhode Island State Library, R.I.

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

RNE 15th Annual Mini-Conference
Friday May 10th, 2019 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Langston Hughes Library
Queens, NY

https://www.reformanortheast.org/

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Looking at the Library of Congress Digital Photograph Collections through the Lens of Liberty and Visual Literacy

Looking at the Library of Congress Digital Photograph Collections through
 the Lens of Liberty and Visual Literacy 

An article by Renee Elizabeth Neely, Project Archivist, 
Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice, Brown University 

Please see link below:


Monday, October 29, 2018

“Anatomy of Murder” (Saturday, December 8, 2018 )



“Anatomy of Murder”
Saturday, December 8, 2018
11:00 a.m.

Please join us for a fascinating look at the construction of murder mysteries with author Clare Sweeney. She will talk about her murder mystery series, her writing process, how she incorporates historic and recognizable places into her stories, and where her characters come from.

University of Rhode Island
Providence Campus
LIBRARY
80 Washington Street
Providence
401-277-5130

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

General Membership Meeting (December 2018) at the Cranston Public Library (Central)

Cornucopia of Rhode Island, A Section of the Rhode Island Library Association will meet
on Monday, December 3, 2018 at 5:30 PM in the library’s seminar room at the

Cranston Public Library
140 Sockanosset Cross Rd
Cranston, RI 02920
Visit the library’s website for directions:
 
Feel free to contact Vice President Julie Cerrito with any questions:  
Juliann Cerrito
401.277.5135
jcerr@uri.edu

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

General Membership Meeting (October 2018) at the Cranston Public Library (Central)

Cornucopia of Rhode Island, A Section of the Rhode Island Library Association will meet
on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 5:30 PM in the library's seminar room at the

Cranston Public Library
140 Sockanosset Cross Rd
Cranston, RI 02920

Visit the library's website for directions:

Cornucopia of Rhode Island: A Library Community of Color members moved forward to become a section of the Rhode Island Library Association (RILA).    The rationale for becoming a section of RILA is the benefits that the organization combined would bring to the Rhode Island library communities.  

The October meeting is very important; please make every effort to attend for only one hour.

Feel free to contact Vice President Julie Cerrito with any questions:  
Juliann Cerrito
401.277.5135
jcerr@uri.edu

We look forward to seeing you on the 1st.