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Automatic Borrowing on the eZone

Automatic Borrowing on the eZone

When placing a hold on an eZone title, you have the ability to automatically borrow a title.

Starting on March 29th, this option will continue to be available to you at any time, but it will no longer happen by default.

When placing a hold, you will see this familiar screen:

Check off the box to the left of “Automatically borrow this title when it becomes available” if you would like to take advantage of this feature.  If[...]

Reading Across Rhode Island 2016 Title

Reading Across Rhode Island 2016 Title

Rhode Island Center for the Book Announces the 2016 Reading Across Rhode Island Title: The Wright Brothers by David McCullough

"Reading Across Rhode Island, Rhode Island’s One Book, One State community read program kicks off its 14th year by inviting everyone to join in the reading of The Wright Brothers by David McCullough. Reading Across Rhode Island is a project of the Rhode Island Center for the Book at the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, made possible through a vibrant[...]

Choose a Username for Easier Online Account Access

Choose a Username for Easier Online Account Access

You may now create a Username for your Library Account online!  Visit our How-To page to learn how to add a username to your account in a few easy steps!  Note: a Username does not replace your library card, you will still need to present your card when checking out materials at your local library.[...]
Receive Library SMS Alerts

Receive Library SMS Alerts

Sign up for Library Text Alerts! Receive Hold Pickup, Overdue and Courtesy Alerts.  SMS alerts are a supplement to your normal notifications. You will continue to receive email or phone notifications. To learn how to Opt-In, visit our How-To Page. Terms and Conditions apply.[...]