Library closing

Mar 13, 2020 Comments Off on Library closing by

Due to an abundance of caution, the library will be closing at 4pm, Friday, March 13th, until further notice.

• Library due dates for all library items have been extended through May 1st. Please do not return items at this point; the book drop is currently locked.

• Please do not leave book donations at the library.

We welcome new library users! Apply for your library card online. You may also renew your card online. Your library card will grant you access to statewide digital resources include ebooks and digital audiobooks in our eZone and more.
We are here to help. Check with your library first. If you can’t reach them, feel free to connect with us at support@oslri.net. We anticipate a high volume of emails and calls during this time, and we appreciate your patience as there may be a delay in our response to you.
Holds are temporarily suspended. Since library buildings are closed and delivery is canceled, it is no longer possible to place items on hold. If you already have items on hold, they should be there for you when library buildings reopen.
You may also visit the Office of Library & Information Services site to learn more about statewide digital library services and resources that you can use while the public libraries are closed. They are developing a collection of online resources for students and families to help all Rhode Islanders meet their learning and recreational needs from home.

Information about COVID-19
Library patrons are encouraged to visit the Rhode Island Department of Health website for authoritative and up-to-date information and recommendations on COVID-19.
You may also visit the Office of Library & Information Services website. They have gathered resources for the libraries and for the public during this crisis.
Caution: There are many sites posting false or misleading information, and there are those that are trying to take advantage of people during this crisis. Be wary of what you read online and of “too good to be true” offerings of magic pills or of items that are out of stock in your local stores.

 

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