October 2013

Providence Public Library Explores The Feminine Mystique: 50 Years Later

A Community Conversation to Reflect on Betty Friedan’s Groundbreaking Work on Sunday, November 3


Providence Public Library Will Host Book Launch November 4 - Top Brain, Bottom Brain


Top Brain, Bottom Brain: Surprising Insights into How You Think by G. Wayne Miller

Providence Public Library will host a Book Launch Monday, November 4 from 7:00 am and 8:15 pm in the Library’s Meeting Room (#rd floor), 150 Empire Street, Providence. Book Sale and Signing to follow.



Film prominently features Rhode Island and is an inspiring story of citizens coming together to promote healthier economies and seas across New England


Providence Public Library to Reopen Sundays, October 20

The Library’s Sunday Hours are 1 – 5 pm, October 20 – May 11

Providence Public Library (PPL) will celebrate its official re-opening on Sundays (1 – 5 pm) on Sunday, October 20.  To kick off the 2013-14 program year, the Library invites you to join in one of two public guided architectural tours of the Library’s historic 1900 building to be held at 1:30 pm and 3:00 pm.  The free tours will begin at the Library’s entrance at 225 Washington Street, Providence.


Starting a Small Business -- Next Workshop Series at PPL to Begin October 19

Starting a Small Business? Learn the Basics to Get Started

If you are thinking of starting a business of your own and wondering where to begin, register NOW to get the basics through this FREE five-part informational workshop series presented by Providence Public Library and RI SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives). The workshops will be held Saturdays beginning October 19 and running through November 16, from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm at Providence Public Library, 150 Empire Street, Providence.  You MUST register to attend the workshops!