Library News

Submitted by tamason on Wednesday November 04, 2015

Brady Dunklee and Sophie Tan, Rhode Island Institute for Labor Studies and Research (RI ILSR) Adult Literacy Program Coordinators, along with Karisa Tashjian, Director of the RI Family Literacy Initiative and Providence Public Library Adult

Adult Literacy, RIFLI
Submitted by tamason on Friday October 30, 2015

Display in Rhode Island marks exhibition’s first stop on a national tour

Featuring a series of striking images captured inside the heart of the action during the harrowing Selma to Montgomery civil rights march in Alabama in 1965, an

Submitted by tamason on Thursday October 22, 2015

Popular FREE Programs are back! First Program is November 1


Submitted by tamason on Thursday October 01, 2015

Providence Public Library's Hosts Visit on Sunday, October 4

WGBH and WSBE Rhode Island PBS host production at historic locations; general public invited to watch tapings, be part of the show, and get their own family history questions

Submitted by tamason on Friday September 11, 2015

Teens invited to explore Downcity’s past & present and gain hands-on production skills

Providence Public Library (PPL) welcomes teens in grades 7 through 12 to sign up for its fall Teen Squad program to begin Monday

Submitted by tamason on Thursday September 10, 2015

Starting a Small Business? Learn the Basics to Get Started


Submitted by tamason on Wednesday September 02, 2015

Site now includes the John Hutchins Cady Research Scrapbooks, a valuable and popular architectural resource

Providence Public Library (PPL) has launched its new Digital Library, available at

Submitted by tamason on Tuesday September 01, 2015

Providence Public Library will hold a free electronic recycling drop-off event in collaboration with Indie Cycle, LLC at the Library (150 Empire Street, Providence) from 3 – 6 pm on Wednesday

Submitted by tamason on Monday August 24, 2015

Come with Friends to Solve the Mystery!

Mark your event calendar now, tell your Halloween-loving friends and plan to be there for the 2nd annual MYSTERIUM – The Eternal Masquerade --

Submitted by tamason on Wednesday July 15, 2015

Providence Public Library’s summer exhibit "Iterations: From Paris to Providence" (in the Providence Journal Rhode Island Room, 1st

art, artists, exhibit