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Vision Board Workshop
Thursday, November 14, 6:30PM - 7:30PM
Washington Park Library
A vision board is a tool on which you display images that represent whatever you want to be, do, or have in your life. Let the staff at Washington Park help you design one and get some clarity for your visions and goals!
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
The BIG Fall Book Sale
October 21- 26
This is a BIG sale - 20,000 books, sorted by volunteers, priced to take home. $1 - children's books are 50 cents. Proceeds benefit programs and acquisitions at Rochambeau Library/Providence Community Library.
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!
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.
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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