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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.

Luis Mejia
I was in school when my teacher told me to try to find an ACN class and I was going through the course catalog when I found something interesting. I had done a computer science essential, which had python in it, which is a coding language. So when I saw HTML/CSS, I became interested because ...
Beverly Robertson
I have always liked art, but my passion is design, and my poetry took me by surprise. As a child, inspiration came from coloring books, and in my adolescence, my parents, teachers and mentors encouraged me to develop my potential and talents, motivating me in the right direction to become an artist, poet and designer. ...
Ingrid Mejia
Editor note: Ingrid shared her story and gratitude at the closing celebration for the 12-week Microsoft Excel Work Readiness Pathway for English Language Learners pilot program at PPL, funded by the RI Department of Labor & Training and the RI Department of Education. The program is also part of the RI SNAP Employment & Training ...