Wednesday, September 19, 2012
We hope to see you Saturday, and until then enjoy the beautiful fall weather we are having!
P.S.Check out our webpage at Cornucopia of Rhode Island. Maria Cotto, CORI
webmaster, has done a truly exceptional job of putting together a site
that is both interesting and informative.
Directions to all Rhode Island Libraries - MAP
Get a Bus Schedule! - RIPTA
Jamestown Library from NewportTake 138 West over the Newport Bridge (Pell). Take the first exit after the toll, this will take you under the bridge. At the stop sign, turn left onto Conanicus Ave. At the next stop sign, turn right onto Narragansett Ave. At the stoplight, turn right onto North Road. Take your first right which is Swinburne St. The library driveway and parking are on your left.
Jamestown Library from North KingstownTake 138 East over the Jamestown Bridge. Take the first exit which says "Helm Street." Do not turn onto Helm. Proceed through the stop sign. When you get to the next stop sign, turn right onto North Road. Take North Road until you see a Cumberland
Friday, September 7, 2012
MaryElizabeth Berry, President
What About Our Students? A Community Conversation Cornucopia of Rhode Island Annual Fall Conference
Please join us for an insightful and exciting discussion of what is happening in our schools and colleges and how can libraries and librarians address the needs of our student in today's economic, political environment and social media movement.
Friday, November 2, 2012 - 8:45 A.M. – 12:00 Noon Registration & Continental Breakfast - 8:00 A.M. – Networking Opportunities
Community College of Rhode Island, Knight Campus, Room 1134, 400 East Avenue, Warwick, RI
Closing Session & Keynote Speaker: Barbara K. Stripling 2013 President-elect, American Library Association; Assistant Professor of Practice at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York
Opening Remarks: Susan D. Ballard President, American Association of School Librarians; Co-Chair; ALA Presidential Task Force on School Libraries
Greetings: Howard Boksenbaum, Chief Library Officer, Office of Library and Information Services (OLIS), State of RI
Moderator: Maria Cotto, Children’s Librarian, Providence Community Library, Knight Memorial Branch
Brenda M. Andrade, Professor; Reference Librarian/ Coordinator, Library Instruction Community College of Rhode Island, Warwick Campus
Stefanie Blankenship, Youth Services Librarian Cranston Public Library, Auburn Branch
Robert W. Britto-Oliveira, Academic Advisor for Returning Students Talent Development (TD) Program University of Rhode Island
Aaron Coutu, Assistant Director/Tech Coordinator Cumberland Public Library
Andrew P. Jackson, (Sekou Molefi Baako) Executive Director - Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center-Queens Library, Corona, NY
Dr. Cheryl A. McCarthy, Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Studies University of Rhode Island
Keith Oliveira, Board President, Providence School Board Providence Public Schools
Alvin T. Riley, Jr., Director Proactive Learning Assistance Network, Massasoit Community College, Brockton, MA; Pastor, Mt. Zion AME, Newport, RI
Directions: http://ccri.edu/about/campuses.html#KnightCampus Registration is free and open to the public. So that we have enough coffee please RSVP by 10/19/12. RSVP: Ida D. McGhee, MLS firstname.lastname@example.org