Children’s Programs

May 03, 2016 Comments Off on Children’s Programs by

We are now taking registrations for the following children’s programs: Baby and Me – Story time for babies from birth to 23 months – spring session begins May 9th  –  held on Mondays at 10:30 am Toddler Times 2 & 3  –  for 2 and 3 years old  –  spring session begins May 10th  –  […]

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Life Reimagined

May 03, 2016 Comments Off on Life Reimagined by

We are pleased to partner with AARP-RI to offer a Life Reimagined Check-up at the Library on Friday, May 13th, at 11 am.  This is a free, 90 minute seminar that helps participants understand where they are in their lives and assess what their next move could be.  Sign-up at the Circulation Desk or call […]

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Reading Across Rhode Island – 2016

Feb 23, 2016 Comments Off on Reading Across Rhode Island – 2016 by

Reading Across Rhode Island – Rhode Island’s One Book, One State community read program – kicks off its 14th year by inviting everyone to join in the reading of The Wright Brothers by David McCullough.  Reading Across Rhode Island is a project of the Rhode Island Center for the Book at the Rhode Island Council for […]

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Jan 20, 2016 Comments Off on 1000 Books Before Kindergarten by

Do you read to your child a lot?  Find out if you can complete the 1000 Books before Kindergarten Challenge!  Sign-up your infant, toddler or preschooler for this new on-going reading rewards program.  Reading to your child is the best gift you can give him/her…. and yourself .

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Digital Magazines

Nov 02, 2015 Comments Off on Digital Magazines

The North Providence Library is now subscribing to Zinio for Libraries making digital magazines available to our patrons.  Zinio for Libraries offers unlimited access to 50 digital magazines without holds, checkout periods, or a limit to the total you can download. Current and some back issues are available. Manage a personal collection by creating your own […]

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Wednesday Movie Matinee at the Library

Apr 23, 2014 Comments Off on Wednesday Movie Matinee at the Library

Every Wednesday morning at 11 am, the library will be showing movies which are free and open to the public. Popcorn and drinks will be available. Movies are also shown at the library every other Wednesday evening at 6 pm.    Call the library at 353-5600 for more information or look for hints on Facebook.

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Browse the Collection

Dec 02, 2011 Comments Off on Browse the Collection

The Library offers downloadable eBooks, audio books, music and videos. You can access the downloadable media catalog 24/7 from the comfort of your home using your library card.

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Online Video Courses

Dec 02, 2011 Comments Off on Online Video Courses

The following online video courses offer DIY learners help to master their desired subjects at their own pace and they are free of charge.   A collection of free audio and video lectures from UC Berkeley Mass Institute of Technology Free Open Courseware Academic Earth – online courses from the world’s top scholars  Open Culture […]

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Kid’s Sites

Nov 16, 2011 Comments Off on Kid’s Sites

American Library Association Great Websites for Kids Arthur Barney and Friends Between the Lions Disney Dr. Seuss Fun Brain Kids.gov Kids Reads Magic School Bus NASA Kids Club National Geographic Kids Nickelodeon Jr. PBS Kids Sports Illustrated for Kids Up to Ten Yahoo Kids  

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Kid’s Zone

Nov 16, 2011 Comments Off on Kid’s Zone

Welcome to the Children’s Department! Our focus is on children from birth through age 14.  We have a large collection of materials including : board books, picture books, books for beginning readers, current and classic fiction, a wide range of non-fiction titles, books in Spanish,  audio books, music CDs, magazines, downloadable audio and e-books and […]

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