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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Recently Added Items

State House cornerstone ceremony

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View from the crowd of a ceremony for the laying of the cornerstone of the Rhode Island State House. On the stage over the foundation, men in top hats…

State House cornerstone ceremony

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View above the stage of people during a ceremony for the laying of the cornerstone of the Rhode Island State House. On the stage, men in top hats and…

Point Street Grammar School

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View from the opposite side of the street of the Point Street Grammar School, a large brick building with a large tower over its porch.