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PPL Alum

PPL welcomes individuals from all walks of life and each has a unique story to tell — stories that illustrate the positive impact our library makes in the lives of those we serve. Stories that YOU make possible!
Meet some of our PPL Alum.

I first became interested in technology when I was about 12 and got my first laptop. I decided to take it apart and, of course, I had no idea what I was doing and I broke it. But seeing the inside of that laptop and all that I didn’t understand, I knew there were things ...
Moises Lopez
I’m from Vargas, Venezuela. I finished high school just before I got to the U.S. I went to the Pawtucket Public Library and attended the RIFLI Transition to College classes. A spokesperson from the TTC program went to an ESL class I was attending at Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI), and since I was ...
Michelle Mooney
I came to PPL to acquire more data visualization skills so that I can grow in my current job. I have learned more about Excel and learned about Tableau. Additionally, I am excited to share this with my supervisor and be able to help use it to help us grow and look at our customer ...