Library News

Submitted by tamason on Thursday January 05, 2017

PPL to Host New Lawyers in the Library Series Beginning January 23

Beginning in January 2017, Providence Public Library (PPL) will host Lawyers in the Library.  Each month, there will be a topic-

Submitted by tamason on Thursday January 05, 2017

Library To Offer FREE Coding Workshops to Teens, Who Can Also Earn High School Credit

TEENS: Have you ever wondered how games like Angry Birds and Bejeweled were created? Or even websites like Yahoo and Ebay? We will help you

Free workshop, Teens
Submitted by tamason on Wednesday December 07, 2016

PPL Proud to be a Leader in this Statewide Effort

Leaders from local educational, cultural and tourism organizations gathered at the Rhode Island Historical Society’s Aldrich House to encourage like-minded groups to participate

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 Thursday October 13, 2016

PPL adds thousands of historic images that chronicle RI history to its Digital Library, making them available to the public for free

Spark some memories! Providence Public Library (PPL) is excited to announce that

Submitted by tamason on Tuesday September 27, 2016

What do Olympic athletes and objects in space have in common?

Providence Public Library welcomes the

Submitted by tamason on Monday September 19, 2016

Pioneer Type Designer Dr. Fiona Ross to Lecture

Providence Public Library will hold its Updike Prize for Student Type Design Ceremony on

Submitted by tamason on Sunday September 18, 2016

The much-anticipated third annual Rhode Island Independent Publishing Expo (RIPExpo), a weekend-long free festival celebrating self-published comics, books and zines, will take place on Saturday

Submitted by tamason on Monday August 15, 2016

IMMERSE YOURSELF in this one-of-a-kind arts-inspired Halloween adventure!
Eternal Masqueraders will experience a Halloween odyssey like no other, taking in captivating performances, enjoying signature

Submitted by tamason on Tuesday June 14, 2016

In addition to the ongoing PORTALS: The History of the Future exhibition on display in the Library’s Providence Journal Rhode Island Room, PPL will host two additional exhibitions during the month of July.