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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.

GED in Spanish – Enrollment Closes Soon

November 23, 2015 - 12:38pm -- sshea

Do you know someone who would benefit from our GED program in Spanish? A nine-month long preparation course began in September and a few places are still available. The program prepares participants to take the GED exam and move forward with educational and professional aspirations, such as college courses or jobs that require high school diplomas. PCL will continue to accept new students for the current program until December 31. The next Spanish language GED program will begin in September 2016. Contact Carolina Briones 401-467-2700 x1608 for more information.

Holiday Fun With the Festival Ballet Providence

November 23, 2015 - 12:34pm -- sshea

We are pleased to announce that Festival Ballet Providence will present hour-long Nutcracker Ballet Workshops in December for students K-6 at all locations. The workshops begin with a reading of the Nutcracker Ballet story, followed by a short creative movement or pre-ballet class, highlighted by the use of images and music from the ballet. The programs conclude with a craft experience where children get a chance to make their own mouse king or queen crown.  These workshops are extremely popular and are a great way to get into the mood for the Holidays!

As the End of the Year Approaches…

November 23, 2015 - 12:28pm -- sshea

We hope that you’ve enjoyed your access to our Library’s materials, services and programs in 2015. Some patrons are occasional users who drop in to browse our collections, borrow a movie or enjoy an occasional cultural event; others turn to PC for free access to computers and the internet, help with studying or to get a job, or to learn new skills for a better life. Whatever your individual needs, we look forward to serving you in 2016.

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