Catalog/Articles PCL Website

PCL Blog

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.

It's Party Time! Halloween and Seasonal Parties

October 20, 2021 - 10:56am -- publicity

It's that spooky time of the year again and we've put together a colorful and creative choice of scary story times, crafts and seasonal Halloween parties, just for you, and all for free!

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

This list is not exhaustive - ask in your library to find out what's happening!

We have been selected as a 2021 AARP Community Challenge Grantee!

July 27, 2021 - 4:09pm -- publicity

Providence Community Library is thrilled to announce that Knight Memorial Library  has been selected to receive a 2021 AARP Community Challenge grant. We are one of only 244 grantees selected from across all 50 states, Washington D.C, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and one of only three from Rhode Island!

¡Felicitaciones, graduados del GED!

June 22, 2021 - 11:56am -- publicity

El sábado 19 de junio se celebró la ceremonia de graduación de 19 estudiantes que completaron con éxito el programa de GED en español, que la Providence Community Library ofrece gratuitamente a la comunidad latina.  Los profesores Deysy Delgado, Emilia Pérez e Hipolio Reyes se dirigieron a los estudiantes con palabras de felicitación y buenos deseos para su futuro. También estuvo presente el Alcalde de Providencia, Sr.

NEW: Introducing the Providence Seed Library!

May 24, 2021 - 11:39am -- publicity

Providence Community Library is excited to be part of the new Providence Seed Library, a partnership between PCL, Providence Public Library and the City of Providence Office of Sustainability. The goal of the project is to provide beginning and experienced gardeners in our local communities with free access to quality seeds and to support BIPOC-led food justice and environmental justice efforts.

Por favor continúe usando su máscara en la biblioteca

May 18, 2021 - 8:23pm -- publicity

El martes 18 de mayo, el estado de Rhode Island anunció cambios en su guía sobre el uso de máscaras. Providence Community Library revisó su política interna y determinó que tanto los usuarios de la biblioteca como el personal de la biblioteca deben continuar usando máscaras faciales dentro y fuera de la biblioteca por el momento.

A New Virtual Club for Your Teen: PVD Young Gamers

April 12, 2021 - 5:07pm -- publicity

Providence Community Library has a new club for teens, led by a teen: PVD Young Gamers. The club is a safe space, where teen gamers can meet and talk online as they enjoy gaming together, and is the creation of Richard Orellana, PVD Young Makers Intern at Olneyville Library. 

Here's some more information about PVD Young Gamers, as described by Richard himself: 

We're Helping Providence with Vaccine Appointments & Testing

April 4, 2021 - 9:23pm -- publicity

Getting vaccinated is at the top of many people's minds in Providence but  the process of getting an appointment, even for eligible residents, can be a difficult one. Last month, PCL staff started to assist the City of Providence in the critical task of getting residents signed up for appointments at Providence COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics and at certain retail clinic sites serving hard-hit communities in Providence zipcodes. We're offering testing, too.


Subscribe to PCL Blog