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Upcoming Mayoral Candidate Forums at the Providence Community Libraries

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Providence Community Library (PCL) will host “Meet the Candidates” forums where candidates for Mayor of Providence will respond to questions about neighborhood issues. Planned for April, May, and June, people will have an opportunity to question all candidates at the sessions and tell them what they think about schools, libraries, safety, jobs and many other issues of concern to their communities.

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Providence Community Library “Great Checkout” Fundraiser

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Yes, you can check out a “living book” at PCL! – Modeled on the newest concept in library services — borrowing people with your library card — the raffle at The Great Checkout will allow library supporters to “check out” real life experiences with well-known Rhode Island entertainers, scientists, elected officials, historians, artists, and other fascinating people.

Providence Community Libraries to close September 10-15 to address budget shortfall

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Providence Community Library System to Close September 10 Through 15 Due to Cut in City Funding Sacrifice by PCL Staff Minimizes Extenet of Closures The Providence Community Library system will close Monday, September 10 through Saturday, September 15 due to a cut of $205,000 in funding from the City of Providence. Regular library operations will resume Monday, September 17. To …

Providence Community Library 1st Birthday (July 1st)

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Providence Community Library CELEBRATES 1ST BIRTHDAY ON JULY 1st ! Has it already been a year? It may be hard to remember, but one year ago the fate of Providence’s neighborhood libraries was uncertain. Providence Community Library was planning to take over management of the nine libraries and keep them all open for the benefit of all the people of …