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APRIL - JUNE 2015...Join Us for a Multi-faceted Exhibition & Program Series!

A celebration of the history of music in Rhode Island at PPL.

EXHIBITION   LIVE MUSIC   LECTURES   CLASSES   WORKSHOPS

FAMILY & COMMUNITY EVENTS   FILM   INTERACTIVE DIGITAL MUSIC TIMELINE

 

With special thanks to Don't Stop The Music presenting sponsor

Rosalyn Sinclair.

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Mobile Printing @ the Library

NEW -- Mobile & Wireless Printing!

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AskRI.org has the answers to your questions

www.askri.org

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Happy Anniversary Providence Public Library!

Providing free, public library service to residents & all Rhode Island for 140 years.

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

The Learning Lounge at PPL: where adults can come to achieve their learning goals.

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

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Tour Providence Public Library

Take a guided architectural tour of our historic library every first and third Tuesday of the month.

We invite you to visit and learn about this architectural gem at the heart of our community, along with our unique and special collections, including the Rhode Island Collection.

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Starting a Small Business? Check out the Library's Free Workshop Series!

Small Business Workshops at PPL are free, offered in conjunction with RI SCORE.

Call our Business Librarian at 455-8005 to ask about the next workshop at the Library. Visit our Business & Workforce Center for more resources and services.

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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 455-8026 to register for a free computer/technology class or sign up online for one on one tech help.

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Researching your family history? Try Ancestry.com at the Library!

Start your search at the Library...

...check with our Reference librarians to learn about our genealogical databases (including Ancestry.com and HeritageQuest) and other resources.

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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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Check out our Listen Up Station!

Check it out! Listen to our music, the "old-fashioned" way!

While you're at it, go to our Don't Stop the Music site and "record" your own music memories! #ListenUp, #RIMusic

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Exhibition & Program Series

APRIL - JUNE 2015

WHAT'S YOUR MUSIC MEMORY?

Share it with us now.


Join us this spring as we celebrate the history of music in Rhode Island!

 

PROV.PUB/RIMUSIC
 

With thanks to our presenting sponsor

Rosalyn Sinclair

Weekend Concerts Continue

Friday, May 8  |  8:30 - 11 pm

Natural Element

 

 Natural Element brings Reggae vibes infusing all the element of true beat music: Hip-Hop, Jazz, Funk and  Afro-Beat.

 

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