Books, DVDs & More
Providence Public Library is home to hundreds of thousands of books, DVDs, CDs, audiobooks, online resources, book clubs and much more.
Search and request items from public libraries statewide.
Work with Historical Materials
ProvLibDigital - our home for selected digitized items from our collections
History, Fiction & More
Something for all interests and ages.
Curated PPL "Lobby" Books Lists
Magazines and Journals
We have hundreds of issues of magazines and journals, including popular titles, trade magazines and academic journals. Contact our librarians for more information.
Get Help from a Librarian
Whether you are looking for the next great book, want to know what fellow Rhode Island readers are checking out from the Library, or what's available for downloadable titles—or if you want to speak with a librarian directly—we are here to help!
Reader's Advisory Links
Nancy Pearl Books
Library Thing |Catalog your Books Online & Connect with people who read the same
You Are What You Read
Horror Writers Asscociation
Squeaky Clean Reads! - Home
Books & Authors
Get your book list updates right in your email! Sign up for Book Lovers Newsletters and get daily new books, regular PPL Staff recommendations, best sellers and a host of other lists! From our Using the Library, click Book Lists and choose as many as you would like to receive from the list. There's no limit! If you prefer not to get emails, then just check the lists out online. And, if you have a question, ask a Providence Public Library librarian.
Suggest A Title
We accept suggestions for titles to add to our library collections. If you have a title you would like to see us offer in our book stacks, please use the form below.