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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.

PCL Computer Builders Program at Rochambeau

March 2, 2018 - 12:40pm -- jfuentes

PCL Computer Builders Program
Session 1: Monday, March 19 - Friday, March 23 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Session 2: Monday, March 26 - Friday, March 30 3;00PM -5:00PM
Rochambeau Library, 708 Hope Street

PCL’s Computer Builders Program is an exciting, hands-on training project that teaches children and teens age 12 to 17 how to build computers - real machines that will be used on a daily basis by library users of all ages. Participants work in pairs to create fully functional devices that will be installed and used at Rochambeau Library!

Everyone Loves a Book Sale!

February 13, 2018 - 3:56pm -- jfuentes

Who can resist a bargain? Our Friends groups organize regular sales and special events to benefit out library locations. Here's what's coming up over the next few weeks:

Knight Memorial
Friends of Knight Memorial Library Book Sale is open Tuesdays and Thursdays 10.30PM - 12:30PM , Wednesdays 5:00PM-7:30PM, plus occasional Saturday hours (please check the calendar). 

February is Black History Month

February 12, 2018 - 4:17pm -- jfuentes

Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of blacks in U.S. history. Please explore some of the special programs we have on offer during February.

Welcoming RI Exhibit
January - April
Multiple Locations

DÌa de Los NiÒos/ DÌa De Los Libros Bilingual Story Contest for Youth

February 12, 2018 - 11:45am -- jfuentes

Once again, PCL is taking part in the national Día de Los Niños/ Día De Los Libros celebrations with a bilingual story-writing contest for youth. The competition is aimed at kids aged 6-12, with prizes in two age categories. The winners will be announced at our annual Día de Los Niños/ Día De Los Libros celebration at South Providence Library on April 28. 

Free Children's Film Festival Events at PCL

February 11, 2018 - 5:03pm -- jfuentes

Providence Children's Film Festival at PCL
February 20,21 & 23
Multiple Locations

The 9th annual Providence Children’s Film Festival(PCFF)takes place February 16-25, 2018 with screenings, filmmaking workshops and free activities, plus post-film conversations that help deepen the film-watching experience.  A highlight of our winter programming, PCL once again partners with PCFF to bring free workshops and screenings to several locations. These events are always super popular, so be sure to register ahead of time!


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