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Two Free Bike Movies At Knight Memorial Library — Wednesday

Providence Community Library will be presenting two free bike-themed films this Wednesday for Earth Week at Knight Memorial Library. Join us in watching “Return of the Scorcher” and “Critical Mass“, both by director Ted White. Providence Bike Coalition will be on hand with information about biking in Providence and to answer any related questions that […]

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Storytelling With Valerie Tutson At Knight Memorial Library — April 21st

Please join Providence Community Library and Valerie Tutson for an afternoon of storytelling at the Knight Memorial Library. Valerie has been telling stories in schools, churches, libraries, festivals and conferences since 1991. She draws her stories from around the world with an emphasis on African traditions.  Her repertoire includes stories and songs she learned in

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Origami Poems Project At Rochambeau Library

Origami poems are actually a collection of one to five original poems which are “bound” in a “book” that requires one page of paper to make. This idea began as a class prompt given to a group of poets by Barbara Schweitzer. It was her idea of creating and spreading these books of poetry à

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Poetry With Kate Schapira At Smith Hill Library, April 7th

Join us at Smith Hill Library on Wednesday, April 7th at 6pm, as Kate reads from her new book “Town” and Read and Rap Youth read from their upcoming poetry book! Kate Schapira is the author of TOWN (Factory School, Heretical Texts, 2010) and several chapbooks from Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs, Cy Gist Press,

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Providence Community Library Annual Meeting

UPDATE (BY DAVE): I went. Great vibes. A diverse board of residents from throughout Providence. Lots of work in front of us. There have been some large in-kind donations (computers from GTECH, a year’s worth of new books from the Projo) and some small donations have started coming in. But the PCL is trying to

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Providence Community Library Forums Start Tomorrow

If you’re interested in knowing what’s going to be happening to your local library branches after June 30th, you might want to check out the forums sponsored by the Providence Community Library over the next couple of weeks.  You can hear from both the Providence Community Library and members of the current Library system to

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Providence Community Library Roundtable Tonight

Pubilc library use is up as much as sixty-five percent over the past year, according to the Wall Street Journal.  Tonight at the Rochambeau LIbrary, members of the Providence Community Library will be having a roundtable discussion about the future of Providence library branches. Tonight 7 pm 708 Hope St.

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