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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.

Pilates Class for a Cause!

June 14, 2018 - 12:45pm -- jfuentes

Class for a Cause
Saturday, June 23, 11AM
Providence Pilates Center

Providence Pilates Center and PCL are partnering to raise funds for the Library through Class for a Cause. The Center, located at 5 Lincoln Avenue, Providence, will offer a special Pilates Mat class on Saturday, June 23rd at 11:00AM. The class will be by-donation and all proceeds will go directly to PCL. 

We're Going Over the Edge June 23rd - Get Involved Today!

May 16, 2018 - 1:36pm -- jfuentes

The clock's ticking - our exciting Over the Edge fundraiser is next month! If you've been hesitating about taking the plunge, NOW is the time to sign up!  Descend 12 stories down the Regency Plaza building and help PCL raise valuable funds for new materials, technology and programs. Don't pass up the chance to participate in this unforgettable, bucket list-style experience! 

Congratulations to Winners of Our Bilingual Story Telling Contest!

May 15, 2018 - 4:32pm -- jfuentes

Many congratulations to all the participants in this year's Bilingual Story Writing Contest!

The winners were as follows:

Category: 6 - 9 Years

1st Place
The Girl who was President / La nina que fue Presidente by Jalexci Estrada

2nd place
The colorless butterfly / La mariposa que no tenia color by Shreya Choudhary

The restaurant of love / El restaurant del amor by Athalisis

Zennovation Grant Boosts PCL's Virtual Reality Initiatives

May 15, 2018 - 10:14am -- jfuentes

The Zennovation Fund at United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI) has awarded PCL a grant of $5,000 to purchase Virtual Reality (VR) equipment for use at its nine neighborhood locations. The grant will allow more than 20 students to interact simultaneously with VR technology, enable PCL to expand its VR project, Virtual Providence and plan new VR ventures with other Rhode Island based partner organizations. 

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