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Auditorium (3rd Floor) - Seats 300
Conference Room (3rd Floor) - Seats up to 20
Meeting Room (3rd Floor) - Seats up to 65/TV screen
Trustee Room/Bridal Suite (3rd Floor) - Seats 8-10
Marble Staircase & Balcony (1st and 3rd Floor)
Grand Hall (1st Floor)
Ship Room (1st Floor)
Providence Journal Rhode Island Room (1st Floor)
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What's Going On
Sunday 2:00PM - 3:00PM, December 4
Monday 6:00PM - 8:00PM, December 5
History HiJinks Book Club: Indelible Ink: the trials of John Peter Zenger and the birth of America’s free press by Richard Kluger
Monday 7:00PM - 8:15PM, December 5
How Do I...?
NEW! Family Learning Kits
INTRODUCING OUR NEW
FAMILY LEARNING KITS!!
Learn all about this latest resource for parents and children from PPL's Chace Children's Discovery Library!
Family Learning Sunday - Pre-Holiday Fun!
MAKE A GIFT BASKET!
...with Rena Bidney
It's easy and fun and it's a great gift for you or someone you love!
Sunday, December 4