Library News

Submitted by tamason on Tuesday March 13, 2012

Next FREE Workshop Series at Providence Public Library Begins April 14

Submitted by tamason on Thursday March 01, 2012

Providence Public Library is pleased to welcome Dorr Rebellion scholar Russell DeSimone for a presentation of a new documentary film on the Dorr Rebellion followed by a lecture on the subject on Monday,

film, history, Rhode Island
Submitted by tamason on Friday February 24, 2012

Venture to provide the non-profit with important new revenue and open the Library’s spaces to use by the broader community

Submitted by tamason on Saturday February 11, 2012

New traveling exhibition explores the influence of Jewish culture and history in the work of renowned illustrator Maurice Sendak

In a Nutshell: The Worlds of Maurice Sendak,” a traveling exhibition

Submitted by tamason on Friday January 27, 2012

We invited some local children to "test run" our new Chace Children's Discovery Library before its Grand Opening on

children, sneak peek, video
Submitted by tamason on Thursday January 12, 2012

The Providence Public Library children’s room will officially reopen Saturday, January 28 …transformed into the brand new Children’s Discovery Library

Submitted by tamason on Friday January 06, 2012

In conjunction with RI Black Storytellers, Providence Public Library is pleased to present Family FUNDay at PPL on Saturday, January 21 from 12:30 – 4:00 PM at PPL Central Library (Auditorium & Barnard

Submitted by tamason on Thursday December 22, 2011

City will lease neighborhood branches for 20 years under mediated settlement

Providence Public Library (PPL) has reached an agreement with Mayor Angel Taveras and the Providence Community Library

Submitted by tamason on Wednesday November 16, 2011

The statewide, two-month series of free programs exploring the life and work of Louisa May Alcott presented by Providence Public Library and its program partners will culminate Sunday, November 20, when there will be a Louisa May Alcott

Submitted by tamason on Tuesday November 15, 2011

Providence Public Library received a $5,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation in support of the Library’s ongoing business and workforce technology training programs.