Library News

Submitted by tamason on Tuesday October 15, 2013

Film prominently features Rhode Island and is an inspiring story of citizens coming together to promote healthier economies and seas across New England

Submitted by tamason on Wednesday October 09, 2013

The Library’s Sunday Hours are 1 – 5 pm, October 20 – May 11

Providence Public Library (PPL) will celebrate its official re-opening on Sundays (1 – 5 pm) on Sunday, October 20.  To kick off the 2013-

Submitted by tamason on Monday October 07, 2013

Starting a Small Business? Learn the Basics to Get Started

If you are thinking of starting a business of your own and wondering where to begin, register NOW to get the basics through this FREE five-part informational workshop

Submitted by tamason on Sunday September 29, 2013

Providence Public Library (PPL), in partnership with Cranston Public Library (CPL) and other statewide partners, has received a $498,172 Institute of Museum and Library Service (IMLS) National Leadership Grant to help boost lifelong learning

Submitted by tamason on Thursday September 05, 2013

See the film Coco Before Chanel on Monday, Sept. 16; then meet the author of The Improbable Return of Coco Chanel, Richard Parker, on Thursday, Sept. 19 at PPL!

Submitted by tamason on Wednesday July 24, 2013

 Providence Public Library (PPL) and

Submitted by tamason on Friday July 12, 2013

Free Historic/Architectural Tours Begin August 6

Providence Public Library will offer guided architectural tours of its historic library building beginning on Tuesday, August 6.  The free tours will be held on

Submitted by tamason on Tuesday July 09, 2013

Reading with Robin and Providence Public Library present An Evening With Authors on Wednesday, September 25 at 7 pm at

Submitted by tamason on Friday June 28, 2013

The Pathways Program is Run by the RI Family Literacy Initiative at PPL

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Submitted by tamason on Thursday June 20, 2013

The Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) based at Providence Public Library has received a three-year, $90,000 annual United Way of Rhode Island grant in support of its ESL College and Career Pathway program. This program's