Research Institute for Public Libraries (RIPL)

The Research Institute for Public Libraries (RIPL) is a three-day national Institute offered by the Colorado State Library and the Colorado Library Consortium. Now in its second year, RIPL provides intensive training in assessment, evaluation, and benchmarking.

Registration for the 2016 Research Institute for Public Libraries (RIPL) opens on Tuesday, January 26 at 11:00 AM CST. The registration fee is $1,465, which includes the curriculum, three nights lodging at the Inverness Hotel & Conference Center just outside Denver (9/30, 10/1, 10/2), and most meals (dinner 9/30, breakfast and lunch 10/1-10/3). Registration fees are not refundable, but can be transferred to another person. Visit the RIPL website to learn more and to register. Participation is limited to 100 people, and it is expected that the Institute will fill quickly.

For questions about payment, please contact Elizabeth Kelsen Huber at or 303.422.1150. For any other question, please email or call 303.866.6900 and ask to speak with Library Research Service staff.