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Annual Conference

Rhode Island Library Association Annual Conference - 2015

Registration is open!

Wednesday May 27 & Thursday May 28, 2015 - Salve Regina University, Newport, RI

View the full program schedule here!

The 2015 conference is an exciting event with a mixture of presentations and speakers who will truly make it a place filled with learning and professional development for all librarians, library staff and information professionals. CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION.  Early bird rates expire on May 8 - register now!

Dhana Whiteing Photos


President's Speakers

 Scott Bonner


Ferguson Municipal

Public Library District

Julia Quinn

Best Selling Author

Julia Quinn

New for 2015!!   Join us for our lightning rounds presentations.  10 minute presentations with 5 minutes for Q&A.  


Evening Event

Business Meeting

Conference Sponsorship

Conference Lodging

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Conference Lodging

Enjoy Salve Regina University's version of dorm living while at the conference! RILA has reserved a limited number rooms at the above pictured Young Building for speakers, sponsors, and attendees who would like to stay on campus, a beautiful five minute walk down a quiet leafy street to the conference's Antone Center. There is also ample parking at both Young and Antone. Each room has its own private bath, and there is a community space and kitchen on each floor. The fee is $75 per single room and $55 per person per double room. Please use this registration form to reserve a room.  For questions contact Mariann Maida at Salve Regina's conference services at mariann.maida@salve.edu or (401) 341-2197.



Young Building

Evening Event

Wednesday May 27, 2015: Join us for Happy Hour @ The Fifth Element 111 Broadway Newport, RI

Mingle with colleagues old and new, eat, drink and be merry!  Plus, RILA make your own photo booth fun.