September 2016

AstroOlympics Project on Exhibit at Providence Public Library, Oct. 3 – 31

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

Providence Public Library welcomes the The AstrOlympics project exhibit, opening Monday, October 3.  The exhibition will be on view in the Empire Street Exhibit Space from October 3 - 31 during the Library’s Open Hours.


Third Annual Updike Prize Ceremony, Exhibition & Lecture at Providence Public Library, October 17

Pioneer Type Designer Dr. Fiona Ross to Lecture

Providence Public Library will hold its Updike Prize for Student Type Design Ceremony on Monday, October 17 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm.  The event will feature the opening of our typographic exhibition and a lecture by Dr.


Rhode Island Independent Publishing Expo returns toPPL for an exciting third year!

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 September 24th from 11AM to 4PM and Sunday September 25th from 12PM to 5PM at the Providence Public Library, and AS220, located at 225 Washington Street and 115 Empire Street, in downtown Providence.