Tuesday, April 30, 2019

NELA (New England Library Association) 2019 Annual Conference : Scholarship Announcement

NELA 2019 Annual Conference : Scholarship Announcement

To help make conference more attainable to first-time attendees, NELA offers a scholarship opportunity to first time attendees! The scholarships are awarded annually to up to six NELA members representing each New England state.

Each recipient will receive a full conference registration (does not include travel reimbursements or hotel nights) AND a one year membership to NELA. Applicants do not need to be current members of NELA.

To apply click on the link below:


Monday, April 29, 2019

General Membership Meeting (May 2019) at the Pawtucket Public Library

Cornucopia of Rhode Island, a section of the Rhode Island Library Association will meet
on Monday, May 6th at 5:00 PM in the Woolley Conference Room at the

Pawtucket Public Library
13 Summer Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Telephone (401) 725-3714 x209

Directions & Parking:

Feel free to contact Vice President Julie Cerrito with any questions:

Juliann Cerrito

Enjoy the remainder of the week. We look forward to seeing you next Monday.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Committee 2021

Congratulations to Maria Cotto (a member of CORI since 2006 and Blogger/Facebook page webmaster) on being selected to be a part of the 2021 committee for the "Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award".

The Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal is awarded annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished informational book published in the United States in English during the preceding year. The award is named in honor of Robert F. Sibert, the long-time President of Bound to Stay Bound Books, Inc. of Jacksonville, Illinois. ALSC administers the award.

For information see link below:


15th Annual Joint Mini-Conference & Multicultural Books & Talent Fair (FREE)


The Northeast Chapter of REFORMA, the National Association to Promote Library & Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking, living or working in the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island.

15th Annual Joint Mini-Conference & Multicultural Books & Talent Fair (FREE)

Theme: Bridges Over Troubled Waters: Libraries Empowering Communities

​Friday May 10th, 2019
​10:00 am - 4:00 pm
(registration 9:30 am - 10:00 am)
Langston Hughes Community Library
and Cultural Center,
​100-01 Northern Blvd.
Corona, Queens, NY 11368