Visitors gather on our Grand Staircase balcony

Tour The Library

PPL welcomes school/class/educational group visits. You may arrange a general class or group tour of the Library by emailing or calling 401-455-8134.

Historic Library Tours

Take a free guided historic library tour at 11 am weekly on Wednesdays. Please come to the Library's 150 Empire Street entrance. To schedule a special group tour outside of these times, please contact Tonia Mason at 401-455-8090 or You may also access the Library's annotated online tour.

Visit Our Special Collections

Due to Covid-19 we are currently offering limited in-person appointments.