February 2012

Providence Public Library Announces Building Restoration Plan and Space Rental Partnership

Venture to provide the non-profit with important new revenue and open the Library’s spaces to use by the broader community


In a Nutshell: The Worlds of Maurice Sendak Traveling Exhibit Coming to PPL March 9 - April 20

New traveling exhibition explores the influence of Jewish culture and history in the work of renowned illustrator Maurice Sendak

In a Nutshell: The Worlds of Maurice Sendak,” a traveling exhibition opening at the Providence Public Library on Friday, March 9, reveals the push and pull of New and Old Worlds in Sendak’s work and shows how Sendak’s artistic journey has led him deeper into his own family’s history and his Jewish identity.