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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.

You're Invited to Fox Point’s Annual Party and Mural Presentation!

October 18, 2019 - 1:29pm -- publicity

Fox Point Annual Party 
Tuesday, October 29 5:00PM - 7:30PM 
Fox Point Library

Fox Point Library's new Community Mural project is ready for a first viewing! The mural, which is painted on the wall surrounding the courtyard of the Fox Point Library, is a joint project of Providence Community Library's Fox Point location and PVD Young Makers. Library users and local community members have contributed to the mural, which was designed by Fall River artist, Marina Katayeva. 

Halloween Fun at PCL!

October 17, 2019 - 11:01am -- publicity

It's that spooky time of the year again! PCL staff have done their usual outstanding job of putting together an entertaining and creative choice of scary story times, crafts and seasonal Halloween parties!

Use this guide to make sure that the kids in your life don't miss out on any of the Halloween fun! Simply click on the title for more details.

Annual Halloween Party & Afterschool Movie
Friday, October 25 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Washington Park Library

RED ALERT! Get Ready for Neighborhood Comics Fest!

October 16, 2019 - 2:59pm -- publicity

Neighborhood Comics Fest
Saturday, November 2, 1:00PM - 5:00PM 
Mount Pleasant Library

Not going to Comic Con on November 2? Then drop into Mount Pleasant Library for the third annual Neighborhood Comics Fest, a free, family event! There will be lots to see and do as local artists, librarians, and educators host creative, hands-on sessions; fun activity booths; and a comic book giveaway. Feel free to dress in costume as your favorite character! 

Don't Miss: Feria del Libro y las Artes de Providence

October 16, 2019 - 1:38pm -- publicity

La Feria del Libro y las Artes de Providence, PCL's signature bilingual Spanish/English book and arts festival, will take place on Saturday, November 9 (10am-5pm) at Providence College. Activities include author appearances, book readings and signings, storytelling and creative writing workshops, cultural performances, art exhibits and short film screenings.

Welcome to Hoopla!

September 26, 2019 - 1:03pm -- publicity

We are excited to announce that PCL cardholders now have access to Hoopla.  Wherever you are, home or afar, borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows on your computer, tablet, phone or TV!  

PCL library card holders who sign up for Hoopla will be able to check out 3 items per month.


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