history

Submitted by tamason on Thursday August 10, 2017

 

Grant Will Support Processing and Preservation of AS220 Organizational Records

Providence Public Library (PPL) has received a $63,660 grant from the National Archives’ National

Submitted by tamason on Tuesday November 22, 2016

Rhode Islander’s large historic and genealogical collection acquired last year has been fully processed 


Providence Public Library (PPL) is pleased to announce that The James N. Arnold

Submitted by tamason on Monday January 25, 2016

PPL is time traveling in 2016.  We invite all adventurers to join us!

Submitted by tamason on Friday October 30, 2015

Display in Rhode Island marks exhibition’s first stop on a national tour

Featuring a series of striking images captured inside the heart of the action during the harrowing Selma to Montgomery civil rights march in Alabama in 1965, an

Submitted by tamason on Friday March 27, 2015

Beginning April 2, Library Visitors Can Take in a Collaborative Exhibition Entitled

“From Pop to Punk: Highlights of 20th Century Music in Providence” 

Submitted by tamason on Tuesday January 06, 2015

Diggin’ Your Roots . .

Submitted by tamason on Friday November 14, 2014

Providence Public Library (PPL) announces the opening of two new exhibitions this month, which will continue into January 2015.  Visitors are welcome during the Library’s open hours: www.

Submitted by tamason on Thursday October 16, 2014

The free event will feature a panel of five local writers & librarians

Submitted by tamason on Friday July 12, 2013

Free Historic/Architectural Tours Begin August 6

Providence Public Library will offer guided architectural tours of its historic library building beginning on Tuesday, August 6.  The free tours will be held on

Submitted by tamason on Wednesday May 01, 2013

This Saturday, May 4 artist Maria DiFranco will be exhibiting her new artwork at the AS220 Main Gallery and in the Providence Public Library's Empire Street windows.