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Summer Reading 2017: Build a Better World!

Join us this summer a the Providence Community Library for daily fun, great books, and special free performances! Earn prizes for reading 20 minutes every day. Providence Community Library's Mobile Library will visit 10 Providence Elementary Schools this summer with our mobile library the Big Red Bus.

**Visit Providence READsquared to check out cool books, play games, get online, and participate in fun programs. And don't forget to get your Passport to Summer Learning!

Check out our Summer Reading Calendar

Check out our List of Programs

Providence Schools Reading lists

Many reading list titles are available to check out with your library card as ebooks through RI eZone.


Grades K-1

Grades 2 & 3

Grades 4 & 5


High School

Other School Reading Lists


Henry Barnard School (under Summer 2017)

Info on Scholastic Summer Reading

LaSalle Academy

Nathan Bishop

Wheeler (Lower School & Hamilton)

Wheeler (Middle School)

Wheeler (High School)

The Statewide RI Summer Reading Program is supported by the RI Office of Library and Information Services with funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Pawtucket Red Sox, Citizens Bank and Pepsi. Local support includes the staff at Providence Community Library.