Library News

Submitted by tamason on Monday November 26, 2012

Providence Public Library invites you celebrate the season on two Sundays this December at the Library.  Both programs are free and open to the public and will take place in the Library’s Ground Floor Teen Room (150 Empire Street, Providence

Submitted by tamason on Friday October 12, 2012

Providence Public Library (PPL) held its 2012 Annual Meeting on October 5. In formal proceedings, new members of the Board of Trustees were elected and new officers were installed as follows: Rob K. Taylor, Esq., Chair; William S. Simmons, Vice

Submitted by tamason on Wednesday October 10, 2012

Get savvy with the latest online technologies

Providence Public Library will offer the following free Computer and Technology training classes this fall, beginning Thursday, October 18 at 150 Empire Street, Providence. 

Submitted by tamason on Friday September 07, 2012

CLASSES TO BEGIN OCTOBER 4 & 5

Imagine a baby learning to speak Spanish or Chinese or Italian or French.

Submitted by tamason on Wednesday August 29, 2012

Providence Public Library and Rhode Island College Collaborate to Host Film & Discussion Series on Thursdays this Fall

Providence Public Library (PPL) and Rhode Island College are collaborating to offer

Submitted by tamason on Tuesday August 28, 2012

Be forgiven fines on overdue Library items brought in!

Submitted by tamason on Wednesday August 22, 2012

Back-to-School Author Visit -- Meet RI’s Peter Mandel at Providence Public Library Saturday, September 15

Submitted by tamason on Tuesday August 21, 2012

Fall & Winter Sessions are Targeted to Adults Who Speak English as a Second Language

The Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) based at Providence Public Library is offering adults

Submitted by tamason on Tuesday August 21, 2012

Three Local Libraries Collaborate to Host Reading & Discussion Series this October

 Providence Public Library (PPL), East Providence Public Library (Weaver) and William Hall

Submitted by tamason on Wednesday August 01, 2012

In March, the RI Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) based at PPL got word from Better World Books and the National Center for Family Literacy that the Library earned one of three national Librarians and Families awards of $10,000 to implement