COVID-19 Library Resources


Use this guide to help you locate resources for Librarians and some general RI resources as well.

Do you have a resource that you'd like to add to the list? Email communications@rilibraries.org.

Library Specific Resources

Office of Library and Information Services (OLIS)

Resources for RI libraries and the public: https://olis.ri.gov/about/news/2020/covid19/

Online learning and enrichment resources: https://olis-ri.libguides.com/online/home

American Libraries Association: Pandemic Preparedness

EveryLibrary: “Resources for Libraries on Coronavirus

Library Journal: COVID-19 & Libraries Coverage

National Network of Libraries of Medicine:A Guide to COVID-19 for Public Libraries

Super Library Marketing:How Libraries are Responding to the Coronavirus Threat and How Your Library Can Prep for Any Crisis

Urban Libraries Council:Coronavirus Resources

On Facebook, in the group Libraries Step Up (in times of crisis), libraries are sharing their responses and resources.

infoDOCKET is maintaining "Library-Related Event Closings, Cancellations and Updated Due to COVID-19 Concerns" (added March 17, 2020)

Rhode Island Resources

RI Department of Health

For the most current information on the coronavirus (COVID-19) and Rhode Island's response, please visit: https://health.ri.gov/diseases/ncov2019/

Meal sites for children: https://health.ri.gov/diseases/ncov2019/about/foodsites/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

COVID-19 resource page: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training (RIDLT)

COVID-19 Fact Sheet: http://www.dlt.state.ri.us/pdfs/COVID-19%20Workplace%20Fact%20Sheet.pdf

Rhode Island Commerce

Rhode Island Commerce is providing free tech support, guidance, and funding to small businesses during the COVID-19 emergency: https://commerceri.com/

"Rhode Island Library Association" is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. Rhode Island Library Association, P.O. Box 6765, Providence, RI 02940

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