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Maker spaces

PVD Young Makers - Offers youth ages 11 and up opportunities to create using makerspace technology like 3-D printers, vinyl cutters, and sewing machines! Makerspaces are available at all nine PCL branches!


Teen volunteering opportunities

Leadership and Advocacy Skills

Young Voices - Supports youth to become powerful advocates for their community--and themselves.

Youth in Action - Inspiring youth to become strong change agents.


Youth Pride Inc. - Long-standing local organization providing support, education, and advocacy for LGBTQQ young people.

Queer Umbrella - Occurs at our Washington Park branch. Contact Amy Rosa for more information:


DownCity Design - Works to build a city of problem solvers via creativity and use of design skills.

New Urban Arts - Community art studio for high school students where they learn to become artists and leaders.

Providence City Arts for Youth - Provides free workshops that connect art with ideas relevant to youth ages 8-14.

Youth-Friendly Talks/Speeches

TED Talks for Kids - Fun and captivating talks to inspire young peoplke and their minds.

Academic Support - Search databases to support your school projects, and enjoy magazines using Flipster.

SAT Prep - Extensive information about the SAT tests.

College/University Resources

Federal Student Aid - US Department of Education's page.

College Planning Center of Rhode Island - Comprehensive site for college preparation.

Rhode Island Student Loan Authority (RISLA) - Search for scholarships!


RI Museum of Science and Art (RIMOSA) - Local museum focusing on various elements of STEM.

International Spy Museum - Highlights from their collection.

Upcoming Events

Thu, July 9, 2020

Fri, July 10, 2020

Mon, July 13, 2020

Tue, July 14, 2020

Wed, July 15, 2020

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Mon, July 27, 2020

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Wed, July 29, 2020

Thu, July 30, 2020

Fri, July 31, 2020

Tue, August 11, 2020