RILA Listserv

The RILA Listserv is an e-mail discussion forum through which RILA members can share ideas, questions, and concerns with one another. Members of the RILA Board and Standing Committee Members also use the list to make announcements to the membership. Please note: * You will receive RILA Listserv postings only if you are a current member of the Rhode Island Library Association. * Likewise, postings to RILA Listserv will only be accepted from RILA members in good standing.
RILA Members should then direct all of their RILA Listserv posts to sends e-mail)

To post to the Listserv, you do not need a Google account, but to visit the RILA Google Group Homepage you do. Setting up a Google account is quick and free. On the homepage, you can change your notification settings and look at old archived posts.

The direct link to the Google Group is is external)

Note: If you reply to an email, it will go the entire group.  Please check the "To:" field before sending private messages to ensure that it is going to the correct person.

Rhode Island Library Association (RILA) Listserv Policy (approved by the RILA Executive Board 1/9/24)

  • The discussions on the lists are meant to stimulate conversation. We encourage civil discourse. Please be respectful of others even when others opinions may differ from yours.

  • Use caution when discussing products. Comments may be subject to libel, slander, and antitrust laws.

  • Violating antitrust regulations, selling, or marketing is not permissible. Messages should not be posted if they encourage members to boycott another’s business, or other conduct intended to illegally restrict free trade. 

  • Defamatory, profane, offensive, or illegal language is strictly prohibited. Content posted that violates these rules is subject to removal by the list owner. 

  • Do not post any information or other material protected by copyright without the permission of the copyright owner.

  • Members who violate these rules are subject to removal from the list.

RILA Disclaimer: This list is provided as a member benefit of the Rhode Island Library Association. RILA listserv participants have the right to reproduce postings to this listserv. RILA accepts no responsibility for the opinions and information posted on this site by others. Statements posted on this listserv do not reflect the opinion of the Rhode Island Library Association.


If you don't like receiving the emails. but you still want to be a part of the Listserv, you can change your account settings in the "Edit my Membership" section of the Google Group and you can select from these options:

No Emails
I will read this group on the web

Abridged Email (No more than 1 email per day)
Get a summary of new activity each day

Digest Email (Approximately 1 email per day)
Get up to 25 full new messages bundled into an single email

Email (Approximately 1 email per day)
Send each message to me as it arrives

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