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Holiday Programs at Your Local Neighborhood Library

November 30, 2017 - 4:18pm -- jfuentes

This is a busy time of the year and it can be hard to keep track of everything that is happening, Here's a digest of all the seasonal parties, open houses, story times, movie screenings and craft programs happening at PCL locations in December!

Fox Point

Crafternoons at Fox Point
Friday December 8, 15 and Wednesday, December 20 3:30PM - 5:30PM
Stop by for a seasonal craft project. Express your creativity and have fun with friends! All school-age children and teens are welcome.

Need Health Insurance? It's Time to Enroll Again

November 13, 2017 - 4:00pm -- jfuentes

Open Enrollment has begun and PCL is happy to help get the word out! Individuals and families who do not receive affordable coverage through an employer can purchase 2018 health coverage from HealthSourceRI, Rhode Island’s state based health insurance marketplace.Open Enrollment ends December 31,but don’t wait – individuals and families looking for health coverage that begins January 1, 2018, should pick and pay for their plan by December 23.

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.


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