Library News

Submitted by tamason on Saturday March 26, 2016

Providence Public Library held its 2016 Annual Meeting in February. In formal proceedings, new members of the Board of Trustees and Corporation were elected and officers were installed as follows: Robert K. Taylor, Esq., Chair; William S. Simmons

Submitted by tamason on Thursday February 18, 2016

Free 2016 Family History Workshop Series Offered by Providence Public Library and RI Historical Society

Providence Public Library’s (PPL) Rhode Island Collection is excited to present Diggin’ Your Roots, a

Submitted by tamason on Sunday February 14, 2016


Submitted by tamason on Friday January 29, 2016

Large historic and genealogical collection has been at the Knight Memorial Library since 1927

The Providence Public Library (PPL) and the Knight Memorial Library of the Providence Community Libraries (PCL)

Submitted by tamason on Monday January 25, 2016

PPL is time traveling in 2016.  We invite all adventurers to join us!

Submitted by tamason on Saturday January 23, 2016


Event will feature acclaimed Italian winemaker and Ciacci-Piccolomini D'Aragona wines

Submitted by tamason on Tuesday December 29, 2015

Providence Public Library is pleased to offer drumming classes with master percussionist Sidy Maïga beginning Monday, January 4 in the Library’s Auditorium, 3rd Floor (150 Empire Street, Providence).

The classes will be held

drum classes, Drumming
Submitted by tamason on Monday December 28, 2015

Historic/Architectural Tours Available Upon Request during January & February 

Library Tour, Tour
Submitted by tamason on Friday December 04, 2015

Next week kicks off Computer Science Education Week and the Hour of Code.  With the assistance of <IntraCity> Geeks and Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza, Providence Public Library will be teaching coding to local students on Tuesday

Submitted by tamason on Thursday December 03, 2015

Freedom Journey 1965 photographer Stephen Somerstein will be at Providence Public Library (150 Empire Street) on Wednesday, December 9 (7:30 – 9 pm) to give his reflections from 50 years ago