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Check out our exhibition through June 30!

Our 2017 Exhibition & Program Series explores food and dining culture.
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Rhode Coders 2.0

Rhode Coders 2.0 teen computer coding program

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New Series

We are pleased to offer this new program in conjunction with Roger William University School of Law.

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PPL's Digital Library

Two women wave goodbye to a German destroyer leaving Newport Harbor

Explore over 12,000 historic digital photographs, postcards, and more at PPL's Digital Library, ProvLibDigital.org.

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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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Artist Talk & Workshop

Collage Workshop with PPL's

Creative Fellow Keri King

 

Join us as Keri talks about her journey into the Library’s archives and leads a hands-on exploration of collage, drawing and dining.

 

Sunday, April 30

2:00 PM

Check Out PPL's Computer Classes

Need some computer

or technology training? 


Learn the Basics at the Library...



 

Check out our current schedule

of FREE technology programs

and computer classes.


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