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RICAT: RICAT Homepage

RILINK's shared catalog is called RICAT. Learn more about it here.

School Districts and Communities

 

Barrington

Bristol Warren

Burrillville

 

Central Falls

Chariho

       (link to other public school libraries in Charlestown, Hopkinton or Richmond at http://opac.chariho.k12.ri.us )

Coventry


Cranston

Cumberland 

East Greenwich


East Providence


Exeter-West Greenwich

Foster

Foster Glocester

 

Glocester 


Jamestown

Johnston

Lincoln

         (link to public school libraries in Lincoln at http://174.70.0.145 )

Little Compton

        Wilbur & McMahon School

 

Middletown

        (link to public school libraries in Middletown at http://library.mpsri.net/ )

Narragansett

New Shoreham (Block Island)

Newport

North Kingstown

         (link to North Kingstown public school libraries at http://library.nksd.net/)

North Providence

North Smithfield

Pawtucket

Portsmouth

 

Providence

        (link to Providence Public School Libraries at https://ppsd.follettdestiny.com​)

Scituate

Smithfield

South Kingstown


Tiverton

Warwick

West Warwick

Westerly     

Woonsocket

        (link to Woonsocket public school library catalogs at http://woonsocket.follettdestiny.com )

or, Search for Your Library

Use [Ctrl] [F] to search for a word or words in the name of your school.  If you are using a MAC, use [Command/  Apple logo] F to find your school, and [Command/Apple logo] G to go to the next match if the first match found is not the one you want.

Search the RICAT Catalog.

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RILINK's mission

Vision and Mission

0ur Vision

Each student has the resources needed to achieve success in education and become a lifelong learner.

Our Mission

RILINK supports school libraries, library media specialists, teachers, staff, and students with shared resources and training in partnership with the entire educational community.

 

RILINK Logoserves over 65% of Rhode Island K-12 students.

Members include:

  • 120 elementary schools
  • 6 elementary/middle schools
  • 6 K-12 schools
  • 36 middle/jr. high schools
  • 6 middle/high schools   and
  • 30 high schools

- a total of 204 members in 33 school districts as of July 2020, plus the Family Literacy Center.

Try CultureGrams !

If your school library is a RILINK member, you can also access CultureGrams.  Ask your school librarian for the username and password.

Why Read?

Reading Rants, out of the ordinary teen booklists here!

A novel look at how stories may change the brain

Reading and the Common Core

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Get apps for using RICAT and reading Ebooks

Find Destiny Discover Apps for your mobile and Android devices, iPads, Nooks, Kindle and Chromebooks in the App store for your device. To set up the app, the URL that you need is ricat.net.  Choose your library from the list. The app will save the URL and your library choice, so the next time you use the App, it will go directly to your library.  If you have a username and password, you can log in to access even more Destiny features.

You can also add a Chrome extension that will add matching books and links from the library to the top of your search results when you do a Google search.  Go to the Google Chrome webstore, and search for Follett Destiny.

To read eBooks in your library's collection, you will also need the Destiny Discover app.  This application is available for most mobile devices and platforms.   Get more information on all supported devices on the Follett website.

Need more help?  Check out our reference and getting started guides for Destiny and eBooks.

When you are using Destiny, help is available in the upper right-hand corner.

Resources for Teachers

Check out our shared eBook collection.  Ask your librarian for the username and password.

Search Common Core and State Standards handout for teachers.