James P. Adams Library, Rhode Island College

October, November

Four cases on the main floor of Adams Library showcase Louisa May Alcott's life and works, with an annotated sampling of copies of her books for adults as well as children and associated articles.

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Providence Public Library, 3rd floor                        

October 16 – November 20, 2011

In Hospital Sketches, Louisa May Alcott described her experiences as a nurse during the Civil War, and many other women published similar stories of the challenges of their work tending to injured soldiers. A selection of these accounts will be on display in the 3rd floor exhibition area, along with other works by Alcott and her contemporaries.

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Barrington Public Library                                           November 5 – 20, 2011

An exhibition from the Providence Athenaeum collections presented in collaboration with the Providence Public Library for a series of readings, lectures and programs that explore Louisa May Alcott's life. 

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Providence Atheneaum                                        

October 26 – November 20, 2011

A mini-exhibit including the library's first edition of Little Women.

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