Library News

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
Submitted by tamason on Monday July 13, 2015

Families can get their free passports at Providence Public Library and Providence Community Libraries 

Submitted by tamason on Tuesday June 30, 2015

Summer Program Gives Teens Hands-on Experience & Skills while Exploring Providence’s Historic Music Venues


learning, summer, Teens
Submitted by tamason on Thursday June 18, 2015

Beginning Monday, July 6, Providence Public Library (PPL) will be open an additional five hours each week.  At the same time, the Library’s weekly schedule will change to the following:

Monday    12:30 – 8:30 pm

Library hours
Submitted by tamason on Friday June 05, 2015

Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI), based at Providence Public Library PPL), was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation in support of statewide adult literacy programs.  According to Karisa

Submitted by tamason on Friday March 27, 2015

Beginning April 2, Library Visitors Can Take in a Collaborative Exhibition Entitled

“From Pop to Punk: Highlights of 20th Century Music in Providence” 

Submitted by tamason on Wednesday March 04, 2015

Public Invited to the Unicorn Stampede March 9 - 31