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Reading Across RI Book Kick Off Event

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

In our Fall 2016 Talking Times Newsletter, you may have read about the 2017 Reading Across RI book selection of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson. It is available as a digital book DB80035 from our collection and as a downloadable book in BARD. The kick off event will be held on […]

2017 NFB Scholarship Program Begins November 1st 2016

Friday, October 14th, 2016

The National Federation of the Blind will announce its 2017 Scholarship program beginning on November 1, 2016. There is the ” Kenneth Jernigan Scholarship ” for $12,000 plus several additional scholarships worth over $112,000 for blind high school seniors through graduate school students. The applications process begins November 1, 2016 with a deadline of March 31, 2017. […]

2016 University of Rhode Island Honors Colloquium

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

The University of Rhode Island began its popular 2016 Honors Colloquium discussion series on September 20th at 7:00pm in the Edwards Auditorium at the URI Kingston Campus.   The topic of the nine lecture series is ” Inequality and the American Dream “. The lectures are open to the public and continue each Tuesday through November 29th. […]

2016 NFBRI State Convention October 14th and 15th,

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

The 46th annual National Federation of the Blind of Rhode Island Convention will be held at the Radisson Airport Hotel , 2081 Post Road, Warwick, RI on October 14th and 15th. On the 14th, the free Assistive Technology Fair runs from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. On Saturday, there is a full day of meetings, presentations and conversations […]

Independent Living Conference 2016

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

The Ocean State Center for Independent Living is holding an IL Conference on September 15th from 8:00am to 2:00pm at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick, RI. The workshops include “iPhone Solutions for increased independence”, “Laugh Yoga”, and “Exploring IL Options in Rhode Island”. The keynote speaker is John Moon from the National Education for Assistance […]

INSIGHT Book Club Meeting

Friday, March 11th, 2016

On Friday,  March 18, 2016 from 10 am to 12 noon the INSIGHT Book Club will be talking about  Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee. DB61330.     Narrator: Kate Kiley.   Length: 7 hrs. 42 min. Below is a description of the book taken from the Rhode Island TBP Catalog – Twenty years after the events of […]

Novel Ideas Book Discussion March 18

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

On Friday, March 18, 2016 at 9 pm the Novel Ideas Book Discussion Group will be talking about The Loch by Steven Alten. Talking Books Plus (TBP) members may download or reserve a copy to be mailed to them. Visit the Book Nook Room to participate in the discussion. TBP members who are not already […]

Journey Through History April 5

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

On Tuesday, April 5,2016 at 9 pm the Journey Through History Book Discussion Group will be talking about Operation Thunderbolt by Saul David. Talking Books Plus (TBP) members may download or reserve a copy to be mailed to them. Visit the Book Nook Room to participate in the discussion. TBP members who are not already […]

Fantasy Book Discussion March 22

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

On Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 9 pm the Fantasy Book Discussion Group will be talking about The Black Prism by Brent Weeks. Talking Books Plus (TBP) members may download or reserve a copy to be mailed to them. Visit the Book Nook Room to participate in the discussion. TBP members who are not already BARD members may sign […]

World of Books Discussion Group March 20

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

On Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 5 pm the World of Books Discussion Group will be talking about Cross Justice by James Patterson. Talking Books Plus (TBP) members may download or reserve a copy to be mailed to them. Visit the Book Nook Room to participate in the discussion. TBP members who are not already BARD members may sign up […]

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