Celebrating Juneteenth!

Wednesday June 19, is a federal holiday, and most Community Libraries of Providence will be closed. 

BUT DUE TO EXTREME HOT WEATHER, OLNEYVILLE & SOUTH PROVIDENCE LIBRARIES WILL BE OPEN 11:30AM-5:30PM TO SERVE AS COOLING CENTERS. 

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Summer Reading Kickoff!

Washington Park Library - Outside 1316 Broad Street, Providence, RI, United States

Join us for a summer reading kickoff celebration! We will have snacks, activities, and games outside the library (weather permitting), as well as summer reading challenge booklets and some free […]

Event Series Chess Club

Chess Club

Washington Park Library - Outside 1316 Broad Street, Providence, RI, United States

Join Sam as we learn and play chess! For ages 8+. All experience levels welcome. Check out Sam's Tips and Tricks on our YouTube page!

Wanskuck Summer Reading Kick Off

Wanskuck Library 233 Veazie Street, Providence, RI, United States

Sign up for summer reading - pick up your starter kit, a book & ice cream! Set up your Beanstack account to earn prizes for books read and challenges completed. […]

Summer Reading Kickoff

Rochambeau Library - Patio 708 Hope Street, Providence, RI, United States

Stop by the library to pick up your summer reading booklet and have some cotton candy! We'll be outside on the patio (weather permitting). In the event of rain we […]

Summer Reading Kick Off Celebration: Fire and Ice Show!

Knight Memorial Library - Outside 1 275 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI, United States

Let's set this year's summer reading ablaze! A Mad Scientist from Mad Science of Southern MA and RI will be at the library to perform a fiery and icy show! […]

Event Series Doodle Art Lab

Doodle Art Lab

Mt. Pleasant Library 315 Academy Avenue, Providence, RI, United States

Each session of Doodle Art Lab we will be introduced to a new, easy doodle anyone can draw, no experience necessary! Follow along with the group or create your own […]

Summer Reading Kickoff!

Fox Point Library - Outside 90 Ives Street, Providence, RI, United States

Get your summer reading started at our kickoff party! Join us for snacks, art activities, and summer reading sign-ups all evening! Creative Wanderings Art Studio will be joining our celebration […]

Pressed Flower Bookmark Making Workshop!

Knight Memorial Library - Teen Area 1 275 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI, United States

This summer, hold your spot in a book with your very own pressed flower bookmark! This program is perfect for children of all ages. All materials will be provided.  Registration […]

Event Series Chess Club

Chess Club

Washington Park Library - Outside 1316 Broad Street, Providence, RI, United States

Join Sam as we learn and play chess! For ages 8+. All experience levels welcome. Check out Sam's Tips and Tricks on our YouTube page!