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PCL is offering free film screenings at Olneyville, Wanskuck and South Providence as part of this year's Festival!
Her Flag 2020: Rhode Island Performance & Celebration
Saturday, February 15 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Inspirational Women:Voices, Stories and Portraits of Nine Rhode Island Women
Mount Pleasant Library (February 3 - 28)
Wanskuck Library (March 3-13) during regular scheduled hours
If it's January, it's time for FUNDA Fest, the annual, statewide festival of storytelling from the Rhode Island Black Storytellers (RIBS). FUNDA means to teach and learn in Zulu and KiSwahili. From January 26 - February 2, adults and children will be able to experience some of the best cultural arts programming across Rhode Island at venues that include schools, community and cultural arts centers, libraries and theatres.
At Rochambeau Library (January 3-31); Mount Pleasant Library (February 3 - 28); Wanskuck Library (March 3-13) during regular scheduled hours
PCL is proud to partner with Rhode Island Black Heritage Society to present The Collective Memory of Rhode Island Black History: From Enslavement to Freedom and Beyond. Presented by historian Keith Stokes, the free talks include a rich selection of associated images, objects and historical documents curated by one of America’s oldest African Heritage organizations.
Providence Community Library wishes everyone - staff, patrons, volunteers as well as friends and supporters in the wider community - a peaceful, safe and happy holiday season and a wonderful 2020.
We look forward to seeing you again soon in your neighborhood library!
Not too keen on the family's TV selections? Don't forget that your PCL library card gives you 24 hour access to high quality digital content every day of the year, including the Holidays!