Visitors gather for a Library tour.

Visit Us

Providence Public Library is located in downtown Providence, at the corner of Washington and Empire Streets.

The Library is handicapped accessible. For specific accommodations, please call 401-455-8141.

Tour the Library — Take a historic/architectural tour of our original 1900 building, and get a sneak peek into our ongoing renovation.

To schedule a special group tour outside of normal tour times, please contact Tonia Mason at 401-455-8090 or

Planning a special event? Contact our Morins Fine Catering & Events representatives at 401-455-8072.

For current hours and services information, closing information and more, visit our Library Hours & Services page.

To receive program updates regularly, sign up for one or more of our enewsletters.

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