Last Update: December 21, 2020
Current Status: Phase III
How could we have known back in March where we’d be today! What a year it has been! Throughout this time, your Rhode Island public libraries have worked hard to offer safe and responsive service to you, your family and your neighbors.
This page has been updated to reflect useful and timely information for you.
Your Rhode Island public libraries are working hard to to restore library services around the state with appropriate safety precautions. The reopening plans are based on guidance from the Office of Library and Information Services and the Reopening RI state plan.
- Library Status
Visit the library status page to view available library hours and services. The status page is updated weekly on Mondays.
- Virtual Programs and Services
While the doors are open at many libraries, our Lights On! page can still help you to make the most of virtual services at your libraries including an amazing calendar of virtual public programs.
- Reopening RI
Stay connected to important information on the Reopening RI website. You can also subscribe to email updates from Governor Raimondo.
Let’s Be Safe Together
Please observe state guidelines including the use of face masks and social distancing. Please also observe related signage posted at your library for the health and safety of yourself and others. Libraries appreciate your patience and help!