Providence Public Library Digital Collections

Welcome to the new online showcase for the collections of the Providence Public Library. Over the coming months and years, we plan to offer more ways to access our collections online. We encourage visitors to learn more about our Special Collections and to visit to view materials in person.

We welcome feedback and suggestions. Please send your comments to techsupport@provlib.org

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Providence Public Library, Foreign Language department

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Image shows patrons reading in the foreign department room in the Providence Public Library. Foreign language signs are placed on the ends of each…

Providence Public Library, Information desk

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Image shows the information desk in the Grand Hall of the original Washington Street building of the Providence Public Library. A librarian sits at…

Providence Public Library, Circulation department

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Image shows the delivery desk in the Great Hall of the original Washington Street building in the Providence Public Library. Librarians sit at a long…