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2014 Library of Rhode Island Grants Announced

“Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Office of Library and Information Services (OLIS) announced today that $202,000 in Library of Rhode Island (LORI) grants have been awarded.

“Libraries continue to play a vital role in our neighborhoods throughout the state,” Governor Chafee said. “I am pleased that the grants will ensure that these institutions can advance their good work and improve services to Rhode Islanders.” The Office of Library and Information Services funds the Library of Rhode Island grant program with federal dollars that it receives from the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act. The grant program was open to public, academic, and school libraries and library consortia which are members of the Library of Rhode Island network.” (via RI.gov)

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“A struggling public library in Rhode Island is getting help from actor Alec Baldwin – again. Officials at the Adams Memorial Library in Central Falls say Baldwin will headline a fundraiser June 7 at Fete in Providence. Attendees can enter a raffle for a chance to read dialogue on stage with Baldwin.” (via The Associated Press)

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