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.

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Recently Added Items

Hurricane barrier under construction


Photograph of hurricane barrier in Woonsocket under construction.

Seekonk River


View of Seekonk River looking in a north west direction.

Panoramic View of College Hill and Statehouse


Panoramic view of College Hill and Statehouse. Possibly taken from the Unitarian Church steeple, looking north.