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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.

Dhana Receives Librarian Award

May 13, 2017 - 9:20pm -- jfuentes

Dhana Whiteing, Regional Library Manager at Mount Pleasant Library, received the Established Alumni of the Year Award on April 21 from the Harrington School of Communication and Media at URI GSLIS. She received her award for outstanding contributions to the field of library and information studies. 

Dia Day Salutes Bilingual Story Contest Winners!

May 13, 2017 - 6:19pm -- jfuentes

Forty-eight budding young writers submitted original, illustrated entries for this year's bilingual story writing contest  in two age categories: 6-8 years and 9-12 years. First prize went to Isobel Lewis for her story The Musician/El músico (6-8 years) and Jasper Hoefferl for The Adventures of Geronimo the Llama/Las aventuras de Geronimo la Llama (9-12 years).

PPS Festival's Pre-Event Party to Benefit Knight Memorial

May 13, 2017 - 3:04pm -- jfuentes

Providence Preservation Society’s Festival of Historic Houses is a highlight of Rhode Island's event calendar and grants access to properties that are not usually open to the public. This year's festival focuses on the opulent architecture of the Upper Elmwood Historic District. Knight Memorial Library, itself one of the architectural jewels of the district, is very much involved in this year's Festival and will receive a portion of the funds raised at the Festival's pre-event party.

The Future is Now and 50/50 Raffle: Buy Tickets!

April 16, 2017 - 2:51pm -- jfuentes

It's time to buy your tickets for PCL's Spring fundraiser, The Future is Now, which takes place on Thursday, June 1 6:00PM-9:00PM at Hotel Providence, 139 Mathewson Street, Providence. Once again, we'll enjoy delicious hors d'oeuvres, drinks and music and we will honor Senator Jack Reed, a longtime champion of public and school libraries and a great friend of PCL. Tickets are $100 each.


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