March 2011

Pre-CNA Students Ready to Take Next Step Toward Careers in Healthcare

Program is among first in new Literacy Training Collaborative

RI DLT Director Charles Fogarty Addresses Pre-CNA Class upon Course Completion


Upcoming Rhode Island Authors Visiting PPL – April & May

Providence Public Library’s visiting author series continues with these Rhode Island authors during April and May (150 Empire Street, Providence). These book talks and signings are free, but the Library welcomes donations in support of ongoing author engagements. Programs that are part of the ongoing Writing with Authors Workshop Series are $10.  Discounted parking for these events may be available at the Providence Hilton Parking Garage, ($3 / 3 hours).  Bring your parking ticket with you to the event for validation.


Be Mindful Series Continues

Be Mindful at the Library: Empower Your Mind to Improve Your Health

Mindfulness Series Continues with these April and May programs

Mindfulness series back by popular demand and will include a number of classes, workshops, and lectures that will help you empower your mind and body to improve your health!


Love ‘em or Hate ‘em…New Movie Series at the Central Library Begins April 3

PPL invites you to view our Offbeat, Contemporary Movie Musicals on the big screen!


National Humanities Medal Recipient Gordon Wood Speaks at PPL

Rhode Island history buffs came out to welcome home our local National Humanities Medal recipient Gordon Wood, who gave a talk at PPL on March 5 on his 2009 book: Empire of Liberty.


Starting a Small Business? Learn the Basics to Get Started -- Workshop Series Begins April 2

Next FREE Workshop Series at Providence Public Library Begins April 2


Providence Public Library Welcomes National Humanities Medal Winner Gordon Wood -- Saturday, March 5

RI Author/Historian to Discuss and Sign Latest Book Empire of Liberty

Providence Public Library welcomes 2010 National Humanities Medal and Pulitzer Award-winning Gordon S. Wood on Saturday, March 5 from 2:00 -3:30 PM for a lecture and signing of his latest work Empire of Liberty: A History o the Early Republic, 1789 – 1815