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Poetry Workshop: Christopher Johnson Paints Pictures with Words

Smith Hill Library - Adult Area 31 Candace Street, Providence, RI, United States

Local poet, playwright and storyteller, Christopher Johnson demonstrates his technique of writing condensing similes to metaphors, combining metaphors to create compound metaphors, and finally culminating the images to paint a poem. Christopher Johnson is the recipient of the 2018 Rhode Island State Council of the Arts Fellowship for Playwriting and a finalist for the 2018 […]

Event Series GED en Español

GED en Español

South Providence Library - Main Level 441 Prairie Avenue, Providence, RI, United States

Ven a trabajar en tu GED. Los instructores personalizan el programa GED según las necesidades de los estudiantes. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con: o ingrese sus datos en el siguiente sitio web y nos comunicaremos con usted: Olneyville: Martes 5:30 - 8 pm Mount Pleasant: Jueves 5:30 - 7:30 pm Providencia Sur: Lunes 5:30 […]

Event Series Creative Play

Creative Play

Rochambeau Library - Children's Area 1 708 Hope Street, Providence, RI, United States

Creative Play is an open play for toddlers and their caregivers. Each week we get out a fun toy or plaything for collaborative play. Depending on the day/week you might see the blocks, sensory table, bug measuring, wind tunnel, rigamajig or more! No registration is necessary.

Event Series Story Time with Ms. Toni!

Story Time with Ms. Toni!

Olneyville Library - Community Room 1 Olneyville Square, Providence, RI, United States

A FREE program for children ages 2-5 and their parents & caregivers. Come and listen to fun stories, learn and sing along some bilingual songs and connect with other parents and caregivers! A fun time for the whole family! Un programa GRATUITO para niños de 2 a 5 años y sus padres y cuidadores. ¡Venga y escuche […]

Event Series Hermit Crab Book Club

Hermit Crab Book Club

Wanskuck Library - Children’s Area 1 233 Veazie Street, Providence, RI, United States

Join us every Thursday for Hermit Crab book club! Unlike a traditional book club, for this book club you can bring any book that you've read! We take turns talking about the books we've read, and at the end, just like hermit crabs swap their shells, we swap books, so everyone can try a new […]

Event Series Self-Care at Knight

Self-Care at Knight

Knight Memorial Library - Conference Room 275 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI, United States

This group meets every Thursday from 5:30-6:30 pm.  The purpose of this group is to give you the tools to manage your mental/physical health and find support.  It will also give you the opportunity to learn a better way of expressing yourself.

Event Series Queer Umbrella

Queer Umbrella

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

An ACN-accredited club and safe space where teens can learn, discuss, and connect over queer history, art, community resources, and more! Open to all members of the LGBTQ+ community who are 12+. Touch base with Kelly to learn more at or text 401-684-1872.

Event Series Hooks & Needles

Hooks & Needles

Wanskuck Library - Adult Area 233 Veazie Street, Providence, RI, United States

Crafting with yarn is truly universal across culture and through all of known history. Join us each Thursday from 6:30-7:30pm for friendly chat and crafting with hooks and needles because everyone loves a good yarn!  Adults and teens are invited to meet beside the fireplace in the Adult area - all level knitters are welcomed!

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!