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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.

Get Ready For FUNDA FEST!

December 18, 2017 - 11:45am -- jfuentes

January 19 & 20
Multiple PCL Locations

PCL is excited to host three performances during the 20th Annual FUNDA FEST: A Celebration of Black Storytelling from January 13-20, 2018. FUNDA FEST is Rhode Island Black Storytellers' big week long celebration of storytelling  - funda means means to teach and to learn in Zulu and KiSwahili - and features spoken word concerts and workshops for people of all ages. It's a highlight of the winter calendar in the Ocean State.

Compete to Bee the Best Speller in PVD!

December 1, 2017 - 1:46pm -- jfuentes

2nd Annual PCL Spelling Bee
Friday, Jan 26, 2018, 8:00PM -10:00PM
AS220, Empire Street, Providence

Get ready for another chance to compete for the coveted title of Best Speller in Providence! The PCL Spelling Bee returns to AS220  where you can enjoy drinks, great company and cheer on your favorite speller. Admission is just $5 in advance, $10 at door  and $10 to compete. Sign up to spell from 7:30PM (we recommend that you arrive promptly to avoid disappointment).

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.


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