Monday, December 4, 2023

Donna Louise Gilton has passed

We were deeply saddened to hear of the passing of CORI co-founder Donna Louise Gilton this week. We would like to share with you her obituary, and details for funeral services. Donna's dedication to her community, and advocacy for librarians of color will not be forgotten. 

Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Bryant University - Library Assistant Position Vacancies

Please see the links below for additional information and how to apply for the Library Assistant Positions open at Bryant University Library.

Library Assistant – Borrower Services: https://employment.bryant.edu/postings/3871 [employment.bryant.edu]

Library Assistant – Research and Instruction Services: https://employment.bryant.edu/postings/3844 [employment.bryant.edu]

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

ALA Annual Conference in San Diego, California

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS now until December 1st!

Professional Development Grant Award

Would you like to attend this year's ALA conference, but don't have the means to do so? Apply for the NMRT Professional Development Grant award by 11:59 PM on December 1st, 2023. The award offers $3,000 to one person to offset costs and expenses to attend this year's Annual Conference in San Diego, California on June 27-July 2, 2024.

You must be a current ALA and NMRT member to apply. To join, visit the ALA website and follow the "Join ALA" [ala.org] link.

Also, Shirley Olofson Memorial Award

Apply for the Shirley Olofson Memorial award by 11:59 PM on December 1st, 2023. The award offers $1,000 to one person to offset costs and expenses to attend this year's Annual Conference in San Diego, California on June 27-July 2, 2024.

You must be a current ALA and NMRT member to apply. To join, visit the ALA website and follow the "Join ALA" [ala.org] link.

To apply, please visit https://tinyurl.com/shirleyolofson [tinyurl.com]. Applicants will be notified in February.

For questions, please contact the chair of the NMRT Awards Committee, Jennifir Huston: jhuston@sailsinc.org

Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Feria del Libro y las Artes de Providence 2023

Feria del Libro y las Artes de Providence is back this year, a fully in-person event for the first time since COVID! Please post in your libraries and share the attached flyers with your communities. Everyone is welcome!

Featured presenters include:
Feria del libro y las artes de Providence 2023 [clpvd.org] is presented by the Community Libraries of Providence and Providence College, with event partners Pawtucket Public Library and Rhode Island Latino Book Award.