Submitted by lmoulton on Wednesday April 13, 2016

Join RIFPC in partnership with Providence Public Library for an

Submitted by tamason on Wednesday April 06, 2016

Submitted by tamason on Tuesday April 05, 2016

Submitted by Anonymous on Friday April 01, 2016

You might not recognize Alexander von Humboldt’s name quite the same as Darwin, Goethe, Thoreau, or Jefferson, but his scientific work in the Americas inspired them all. Come listen to Andrea Wulf’s lecture “The Invention of Nature” about

Submitted by Anonymous on Friday April 01, 2016

Along with the John Hay Library, the JCB is presenting a public viewing of our own copy of Shakespeare's First Folio (it's even prettier). In addition to seeing the book that gave us Shakespeare, learn about its historical context from Rick Ring

Submitted by Anonymous on Friday April 01, 2016

JCB Vasco da Gama Lecture

People had a way of getting their voices heard in imperialist political spheres: screaming crowds, riots, and hanging effigies proved effective methods. For the JCB's annual Vasco da Gama Lecture

Submitted by tamason on Thursday March 31, 2016

Bring your computers, monitors, laptops, PDA's, cell phones, mice, keyboards, printers, toner cartridges, networking equipment, CD/DVD players, wires, stereo equipment, telephones, televisions, microwaves, and other

Submitted by tamason on Friday March 25, 2016

American Colonies: The Settling of North America by Alan Taylor

April 4 -- the group will read Parts 1 and 2

May 2 -- the group will read Part 3

Submitted by lmoulton on Tuesday March 15, 2016