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Visit this page to find out the latest news about Providence Community Library, information about our Friends groups, community partners as well as views and comments on current events and stories that impact the library. Please check back often - we'll continue to send you a short, succinct summary in the form of a newsletter.

CPR Class at Mount Pleasant

November 13, 2017 - 2:24pm -- jfuentes

Hands Only CPR Training
Saturday, December 16, 2:00PM-3:30PM
Mount Pleasant Library, 315 Academy Ave.

CPR training can save lives! At this weekend workshop, find out how to perform hands only CPR on an adult, child or infant, practice performing compressions, learn about an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) and how to help a choking victim.

Two New Programs in Spanish

November 13, 2017 - 12:24pm -- jfuentes

PCL provides materials, services and programs for many library users whose first language is Spanish. This month, we are launching two workshop series, Como Hablar Exitosamente en Publico (How to Speak Successfully in Public) at Knight Memorial Library and Clases de Computación Básica en Español (Basic Computer Skills in Spanish) at South Providence Library.

Redesign a Cover in National Picture Book Month

November 13, 2017 - 11:24am -- jfuentes

November is National Picture Book Month and Knight Memorial Library has launched a fabulous contest to celebrate it! Kids and youth in grades 4-12 are invited to select a new or favorite picture book (Ms Allison or Ms Melissa can supply suggestions), reimagine the cover in any medium and submit the new design at Knight Memorial by November 29.  Winners will have their art framed and displayed at the library and receive a $25 gift card to a store of their choice.

Knight Memorial's Open Again - Celebrate With Us!

October 22, 2017 - 9:46pm -- jfuentes

The Library Friends of Knight Memorial Library invite everyone to a neighborhood celebration of the reopening of the library building at 275 Elmwood Avenue on Wednesday, October 25 at 3:00PM.The Knight Memorial building closed temporarily in late July for essential repairs and upgrades. Come and shop fresh and world produce at the last Sankofa Market of the season on the library's lawn, then pick up some gently used bargains at the Friends' book shop. Neighborhood leaders have been invited. We hope you can come!  

Complete Our Survey for a Chance to Win a $100 Gift Card!

October 19, 2017 - 12:18pm -- jfuentes

PCL wants to know what you think! We have compiled a short survey to find out what we are doing well and what we could do better in terms of our materials, programs, services, hours and other issues. We will use the responses to inform our strategic planning process and help us to chart a course for the future. It takes just 10 minutes to complete!

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