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Archive for May, 2016

“America’s Public Libraries: Evolving and Thriving”

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

The current issue of Library of Congress Magazine looks at the evolving role of public libraries in America. You can download a PFD of the magazine from the Library of Congress website.

Hurricane Preparedness Week May 15-21

Monday, May 16th, 2016

The Federal Emergency Management agency (FEMA) and the RI Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) have both declared that it’s hurricane season and are promoting hurricane preparedness. May 15 – 21 is Hurricane Preparedness Week. Now it the right time to update your disaster plan and make sure its current to meet present circumstances. (Really check it […]

Providence Public Library Receives Grant from IMLS

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Providence Public Library has received a three-year $530,000 federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grant to create a high impact workforce development program model to serve 600+ local teens. Planning is started through the Library’s Education Department with teen programs slated to begin in the fall of 2016.  The Learning in Libraries project […]