Providence Public Library

Submitted by tamason on Friday January 24, 2014

Help Us Welcome Jack Martin! 

All are invited to the Library to meet and help us

Submitted by lmoulton on Thursday January 23, 2014

This Event is SOLD OUT!

A Downton Abbey Fashion Primer, 1912-1925

Fashion has a social role.  What we wear

Submitted by tamason on Wednesday January 22, 2014

Told with urgency and sharp political insight, Nixonland recaptures America's turbulent 1960s and early

Submitted by jgoffin on Friday January 10, 2014

This February, the Providence Public Library will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the death Giambattista Bodoni, one of history's most important typographers and printers. Bodoni was born in 1740 in the city of Saluzzo, in what is now Italy.

Submitted by jgoffin on Friday January 10, 2014

This lecture is the opening event for the Library's exhibition of materials relating to Giambattista Bodoni, the important typographer and printer who died in Parma in 1813.

Submitted by jgoffin on Friday January 10, 2014

This exhibition was guest-curated by Andrew Oesch and Agata Michalowska, artists who created books that "analyze the

Submitted by jgoffin on Friday January 10, 2014

Andrew Oesch and Agata Michalowska will discuss their creation of books that "analyze the childhood process of naming the world and deconstruct known object-word relationships in new and wondrous ways." 

Submitted by tamason on Tuesday January 07, 2014

To commemorate Edgar Allan Poe’s 205th birthday anniversary, event organizer Carl L. Johnson and Master of Ceremonies author/historian Christian Henry Tobler present this tribute recognizing the unique literary contributions of American author

Submitted by jgoffin on Thursday January 02, 2014

The (closed) APHA annual meeting will take place from 1:00-1:30, followed by a talk by Jordan Goffin, PPL Special Collections Librarian, about a few of the collection items featured in the Occasional Nuggets series. Topics will include Arctic

Submitted by tamason on Monday December 30, 2013

Join us for a guided