Library News

Submitted by tamason on Friday September 19, 2014

PROVIDENCE, RI – Rhode Island public libraries have been playing a key role in helping job seekers with employment services and adult education classes.  Thanks to U.S. Senator Jack Reed, they are receiving federal funds

Submitted by tamason on Thursday August 07, 2014

Providence Public Library (PPL) welcomes Library users and members of its downtown community to attend an information session and public discussion on its ongoing strategic planning efforts.  The meeting will be held on Thursday,

Submitted by tamason on Tuesday July 22, 2014

"Weird” fiction writer, H.P. Lovecraft has reached cult status across the globe. On Saturday, August 23 (7 - 10 pm), we celebrate the birthday (August 20) of Providence-born Lovecraft with an interactive, multimedia reading event, hosted by the

Submitted by tamason on Wednesday July 09, 2014

The first annual Rhode Island Independent Publishing Expo (RIPExpo), a weekend-long free festival celebrating self-published comics, books and zines, will take place on Saturday August 2nd and Sunday

Submitted by tamason on Friday June 27, 2014

Citizenship candidates to take Oath at public libraries and historic landmarks around the country

Submitted by tamason on Tuesday March 25, 2014

PPL WILL BE FEATURED APRIL 17 "ART IN LIBRARIES" EPISODE

A new four part series featuring readily seen, yet often overlooked, artwork on permanent display in Providence debuts Thursday, April 3 at 8 p.m. on RI PBS. Each half hour episode

Submitted by tamason on Wednesday March 19, 2014

Come one, come all...get these Library items before they go!

Providence Public Library will hold a Blow-Out sale of the following library material from on Saturday, April 5 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm in its Grand Hall

Submitted by tamason on Thursday March 13, 2014

In celebration of its upcoming WONDERLAND: Through the Looking Glass Gala on April 11, Providence Public Library (150 Empire Street, Providence invites