Monday, April 17, 2017

Pictures of CORI's 10th Anniversary Celebration: An Evening of Memories

Stefanie Blankenship, Library Manager ~ Oaklawn Branch-Cranston Public Library
Dhana Whiteing, Regional Librarian Coordinator for the Providence Community Library
Senator Jack Reed
Loida Garcia-Febo, 2018-2019 ALA President
Emily Brown, Youth Services Coordinator - Cranston Public Library
Karen Mellor, Chief of Library Services
Ida McGee, Reference Librarian - University of Rhode Island
MaryElizabeth Berry, Past-President of CORI

Andrew P. Jackson (Sekou Molefi Baako), Director of Emeritus, Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center, Queens Library, New York
 Brenda Andrade & Karen Mellor, Chief of Library Services
From left to right: Dr. Donna Gilton, Brenda Andrade, Ida McGhee, Andrew Jackson, Loida Garcia-Febo & Dr. Chery McCarthy
Jeffrey Cannell, Andrew Jackson & Loida Garcia-Febo
Andrew Jackson and Dr. Donna Gilton
Jeffrey Cannell & Loida Garcia-Febo
Pictures courtesy of Dhana Whiteing

Loida Garcia-Febo wins 2018-2019 ALA Presidency and Ed Garcia gets re-elected for ALA Council

On behalf of Cornucopia of Rhode Island, we would like to congratulate Loida Garcia-Febo on her 2018-2019 ALA Presidency and Ed Garcia for being re-elected onto the ALA Council.

Here is a picture of Loida and Ed supporting CORI at our 10th Anniversary Celebration that took place in September 15, 2016 at CCRI in Warwick, RI.

Thank you Loida and Ed for your support!

(From Left to Right) Loida Garcia-Febo, Ed Garcia, Stefanie Blankenship, and Emily Brown.
Picture courtesy of Stefanie Blankenship.

2017 Rhode Island Library Association Annual Conference at Bryant University

RILA 2017 registration is now open!

Join us at the RILA Conference for our program called:
Generations of Mentoring: Building Community to Diversify the Profession.

Bryant University, Smithfield, RI
Thursday, June 1st
2:15 - 3:15 p.m.

The panel will include:
~Emily Brown, Cranston Public Library
~Maria Cotto, Pawtucket Public Library
~Dhana Whiteing, Providence Community Library - Mount Pleasant
~Charlene Williams, The Wheeler School - Providence
~Bonnie Lilienthal, Providence Public Library
~Yvonne Smart

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Corncucopia of Rhode Island (1st Conference September 2005) " I is for Indian"

Workshop on behalf of CORI Rhode Island Library Association Conference in 2011

From left to right: Marlene Lopes, Pamela Goodes from ALA (American Library Association), Ida McGhee
On Friday, June 3, 2011 Rhode Island Library Association (RILA) Conference, Bryant University. Pamela Goodes, editor at American Libraries presented a workshop on behalf of CORI.

Original Founders of Corncucopia of Rhode Island (CORI)

From left to right: Dr. Donna Gilton, Denise Dowdell, Ida McGhee, Dr. W. Michael Havener.