Library News

Submitted by tamason on Tuesday September 27, 2016

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

Providence Public Library welcomes the

Submitted by tamason on Monday September 19, 2016

Pioneer Type Designer Dr. Fiona Ross to Lecture

Providence Public Library will hold its Updike Prize for Student Type Design Ceremony on

Submitted by tamason on Sunday September 18, 2016

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

Submitted by tamason on Monday August 15, 2016

IMMERSE YOURSELF in this one-of-a-kind arts-inspired Halloween adventure!
Eternal Masqueraders will experience a Halloween odyssey like no other, taking in captivating performances, enjoying signature

Submitted by tamason on Tuesday June 14, 2016

In addition to the ongoing PORTALS: The History of the Future exhibition on display in the Library’s Providence Journal Rhode Island Room, PPL will host two additional exhibitions during the month of July.

Submitted by tamason on Wednesday May 25, 2016



PROVIDENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY 2017 Creative Fellowship

Submitted by tamason on Monday May 02, 2016

Providence Public Library (PPL) has received a three-year IMLS (Institute of Museum and Library Services) National Leadership Grant totaling $529,997.  This matching grant to create a high impact teen workforce development program model

Submitted by tamason on Wednesday March 30, 2016

Celebrated Arneis Quartet of Boston will accompany and perform Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 8


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