Did you know...more than 80% of PPL's funding comes from generous donors like YOU?! PPL needs you.
You can inspire learners, connect communities, and transform lives.
You can champion curiosity, exploration, and lifelong learning.
You can support the economic advancement of all Rhode Islanders.
With YOUR help, PPL can become an epicenter for creativity, growth, and achievement in Rhode Island.
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 originally signed up for the Teen Squad: My City, My Place Summer Employment program last summer at PPL because I love to read and because when I was younger I used to come here with my family. When I signed up, I thought we’d be organizing books and stuff. Though we weren’t organizing books, ...
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 ...
It all started with a desire to preserve the history and story of my beloved Fox Point (on Providence’s East Side) in order to share it with my children and grandchildren. I realized one day what a great community I grew up in and that I wanted to share this with as many as I ...