Visiting Special Collections

Although visitors are welcome any time Special Collections is open, appointments are strongly recommended. To make an appointment, contact the Special Collections Librarian at jgoffin@provlib.org or by phone at 401.455.8021. The department is typically open during the hours below:

Monday: 1:00-5:00 (Evenings by appointment)
Tuesday: 9:30-12:00; 1:00-5:00
Wednesday: By appointment
Thursday: 1:00-5:00 (Evenings by appointment)
Friday: 1:00-5:00
Saturday & Sunday: By appointment

Special Collections materials do not circulate and may only be used in the reading room. Visitors are asked to provide a government-issued picture ID. Pens are not allowed, but pencils and laptops are, and Wi-Fi is available throughout the Library.