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3rd Annual PPL Updike Award Ceremony, Lecture & Exhibition - Oct. 17

Join us for a lecture by pioneer type designer Dr. Fiona Ross.

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On Exhibit at PPL - October 3 - 31

What do Olympic athletes and objects in space have in common?

The AstrOlympics project explores the spectacular range of science that we can find both in the impressive feats of the Olympic Games as well as cosmic phenomena throughout the Universe.

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PPL's Digital Library

Two women wave goodbye to a German destroyer leaving Newport Harbor

Explore over 10,000 historic digital photographs, postcards, and more at PPL's Digital Library, ProvLibDigital.org.

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ON EXHIBIT -- Bad Children of History

Master Jacky begins his misdeeds by playing sports inside the house.

If you like PPL's Special Collection blog’s Bad Children of History, you’ll LOVE this new exhibit!  View it through September 23 in our Rhode Island Room on the first floor --  all manner of ill-behaved, 19th- and 20th-century children, including greatest hits from the blog alongside some never-before-seen mischief-makers!

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Diggin' Your Roots: 2016 Family History Workshop Series

PPL & RI Historical Society present a year-long calendar of genealogical learning events!

Offerings for both the novice and experienced are designed to encourage you to research your own genealogy and to document your family stories. Come to one or all. Get all details and register. Space limited.

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Now at PPL!

Did you know Mayor Elorza's free monthly code nights now happen here?

Join in on the second Wednesday of each month in our Providence Journal Rhode Island Room.

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PPL Cradle to Crayons Program: for 1 to 3 year-olds & families

Tuesdays, 9:45 am and 10:45 am; Fridays at 10:30 am

Program combines time for play and socialization with a story time that includes movement, songs, finger plays and wonderful children’s literature. Come join in the fun!  Check out our VIDEO.

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AskRI.org has the answers to your questions

www.askri.org

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Take a free computer class at the Library.

Computer classes are offered in three categories...

Web Technologies for Small Businesses, Lifestyle Web Technologies, and Personal Productivity Computer Classes for all levels. Call us at 455-8000 to register for a free computer/technology class or sign up online for one on one tech help.

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Visit our new Learning Lounge on the 5th floor at PPL. No appointment needed!

Visit our new Learning Lounge on the 5th floor at PPL. No appointment needed!

Open Mondays & Thursdays, 1 - 4 pm & Tuesdays 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. A FREE program of ALL Access in the Libraries (www.allaccessri.org), made possible in part by the Institute of Museum & Library Services. For more info, 401-455-8041 or like us on Facebook at ALL Access in the Libraries.

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Mobile Printing @ the Library

NEW -- Mobile & Wireless Printing!

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MYSTERIUM - Get 2016 tickets now!

IMMERSE YOURSELF!!

A one-of-a-kind, arts-inspired

Halloween adventure

 presented by TEN31 at PPL

with Russell Morin Fine Catering.

 

View video from last year's event!

Panel Discussion Series

Perspectives on the Vietnam War

Memory v. Representation: Soldiers’ Homecoming in ​History, Literature

and Testimony​

 

Sunday, October 16 | 2 PM


 

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