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 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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Your Library Card

Nov 16, 2011 Comments Off on Your Library Card

The North Providence Library is a member of Ocean State Libraries. To obtain a Library card, identification with photo ID and current mailing address is required. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian with proper ID in order to register for a card. A Patron must bring their […]

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Nov 16, 2011 Comments Off on Technology

The North Providence Library offers  computers for public use with free Internet access and Microsoft Office software which includes Word and Excel. You can log into these computers using your library card barcode number and you are given up to 3 hours of use per day.  If no computers are available, reservations can be made […]

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Nov 16, 2011 Comments Off on Notary

Need something notarized?  The North Providence Library has a certified Notary Public on staff.  This service is available free-of-charge to all patrons.  Please bring two forms of ID containing your signature, one of which must have a photo.  Examples of acceptable IDs: valid driver’s license, passport and/or credit card. And remember, don’t sign the document until […]

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Museum Passes

Nov 16, 2011 Comments Off on Museum Passes

The North Providence Library circulates Museum/Zoo passes to borrowers with a valid OSL card. These passes allow either discounted or free admission to the following: Roger Williams Park Zoo — Providence, RI The RISD Museum — Providence, RI Mystic Aquarium — Mystic, Connecticut Providence Children’s Museum — Providence, RI Reservations for the above may be […]

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Meeting Rooms

Nov 16, 2011 Comments Off on Meeting Rooms

The Library has two meeting rooms which are available for approved nonprofit and community group use.  The Conference Room can hold a maximum of 15 – 20 people and the Community Room up to 80 people.  Please call 353-5600 ext. 102 for more information.  

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Library Hours

Nov 16, 2011 Comments Off on Library Hours

Library Hours: Monday through Thursday — 10 am to 8:45 pm Friday — 10 am to 5:45 pm Saturday — 10 am to 5:45 pm  (September To May) The library is not open on Saturdays during the summer months

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Library Happenings

Nov 16, 2011 Comments Off on Library Happenings

Knit and Crochet @ the Library! Join us for weekly drop in sessions of crochet and knitting get togethers at the Library. Everyone is welcome from novice to expert. Bring in a project – chat and work on your piece with fellow crafters. No need to register, just drop in any Tuesdays from 10am to […]

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