Library News

Submitted by tamason on Tuesday March 14, 2017

Major improvements a centerpiece of PPL’s vision and strategic goals for achieving 21st-century library services for Providence and Rhode Island residents

Submitted by tamason on Tuesday February 14, 2017

“Providence has received national acclaim as being one of the top culinary destinations in the United States,” said Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza. “A La Rhody highlights our city’s ethnic food traditions, critically-lauded restaurant community,

Submitted by tamason on Thursday February 09, 2017

Four-month ON THE TABLE Exhibition & Programs to Focus on Food & Dining Culture

Submitted by tamason on Monday January 30, 2017

Grant Will Support Statewide Adult Literacy Programs

Providence Public Library (PPL), has received a $10,000 grant from Wells Fargo in support of statewide adult literacy programs. The grant will directly support

Submitted by tamason on Friday January 27, 2017

The Special Collections Department at Providence Public Library (PPL) recently acquired the organizational archives of AS220, a nationally recognized arts organization in Providence, Rhode Island. Founded in 1985, AS220 is credited as a national

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