PPL Learning Lounge one-on-one assistance

Rhode Island Learning Lounge

The Learning Lounge is a place for adults to achieve their learning goals in an informal professional and technology-assisted environment.

At the Learning Lounge, there are experienced professionals to assist adults in the use of digital resources. Get help with reading, writing and math; learn English; develop computer skills; prepare for tests such as Northstar, TABE, CASAS and GED; acquire employment readiness skills; prepare for U.S. Citizenship; connect to community services and programsNo appointments or registration necessary – and it’s free.

Receive assistance with employment services such as career coaching, resumes and cover letters, job search, applications and interviews, education and training options, and evaluation of foreign educational credentials.

The Learning Lounge is also an official Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment proctored testing site. By earning a Northstar certificate and digital badge you will prove your knowledge and have a credential for employment (assessments are free and photo id is required).

Stay tuned for updates on physical Learning Lounge locations and hours.


Lina Bravo
Learning and Career Coach
Workforce Development Coordinator

Hablo español

(401) 660-3344 cell - call/text


In-Person / Remote Service (Temporarily Suspended)

Mobile Learning

Do you know you have a computer in your pocket?

That’s right! Your cell phone or smartphone can be used for mobile learning. 

What is mobile learning? 

Mobile learning is using a portable device such as a cell phone, tablet or laptop computer to learn. You can use your device to learn English, improve reading and math skills, or do activities to prepare for college or a new job.  

Resources you can use to learn include: 

  • Videos
  • Learning Apps
  • Online Courses
  • Audio Files such as Podcasts 
  • or a combination of all of the above!

Visit our Learning Lounge for Assistance 

Our Learning Lounge staff will assist you in selecting and accessing resources, show you how to navigate resources and provide additional support as needed.