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Providence Patrons Describe What their Neighborhood Library Means to Them

“Our Libraries: Transforming Lives,” is a sensitive, seven-minute video essay that explains why essential services provided by public libraries remain so important, particularly to people who face challenging life issues in low income neighborhoods in a city like Providence. “I go through a lot of things sometimes” explains little Sheiley, “[the librarians] lift me up and get me more happy.”

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Our Libraries, Transforming Lives