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With your Rhode Island public library card, you can download ebooks and audiobooks to computers, tablets, eReaders and other mobile devices for free! Visit the Ocean State Libraries eZone to get started!

Ocean State Libraries Selects Koha and Aspen Discovery to Power Its Patron Portal to Books, Media and More in Partnership with ByWater Library Solutions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 14, 2022 Ocean State Libraries is delighted to announce that its members have selected Koha and...
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Request for Proposals: Integrated Library Systems, Discovery Platforms, and Related Products

Ocean State Libraries seeks responses to its RFP from vendors who are able to meet its unique needs.  Responses are...
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OSL Supports the 2022 RI Legislative Agenda

OSL is proud to support the 2022 Rhode Island Library Association legislative agenda.  This year, their agenda is focused on...
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Job Opportunity: Cataloging and Training Librarian

Join our team! We have an opening for our Cataloging and Training Librarian. This is an exciting time to come...
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Ocean State Libraries Receives Grant to Expand Free “Parking Lot” Wi-Fi at Rhode Island Public Libraries

Contact Information: Ocean State Libraries Stephen Spohn sspohn@oslri.net 401.738.2200  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 1, 2020  Ocean State Libraries Receives Grant to...
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High Demand for Digital Library Services in Rhode Island

Contact Information: Ocean State Libraries Stephen Spohn sspohn@oslri.net 401.738.2200   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 26, 2020 High Demand for Digital...
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