Library Directions

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From Route 295 North or South Take Exit 7 toward Centredale (Route 44). Proceed approximately 3 miles to Route 15 Mineral Spring Avenue (a left turn).  Follow Mineral Spring Avenue past 5 sets of active lights.  As you go down the hill, we are on the right immediately following North Providence High School. From I-95 […]

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Library Blogs

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Check out our Library Blogs!  Stay up-to-date on  Childrens Happenings, Mystery Book Club and Last Friday of the Month Book Club information via our blogs . It is easy to subscribe to any that appeal to you. Once you subscribe you will automatically receive all updates.   Childrens Mystery Book Club Blog Last Friday of the Month […]

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Kid’s Zone

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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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Individuals with Disabilities

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The Library is Handicap accessible Playaways  -  A Playaway is a self-playing digital audio book that comes pre-loaded on a small storage device.  Each Playaway can hold 80 hours of play time.  The Playaway devices circulate like audio books.  A title can be checked out, renewed, and reserved.  You can check our catalog to see […]

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Friends of the North Providence Union Free Library

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Join the Friends of the North Providence Union Free Library.  As a Friends member, you’ll be supporting programs like these… Performance and educational programs for children and adults Purchase of needed equipment and furniture Purchase of area museum passes for free use by the community  Just print the form below, fill out and mail with […]

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Fax machine, Photocopier, Printing and Scanner

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Fax Machine The library has a fax machine located at the Reference Desk on the second floor.  There is a charge of $1 for the first page of transmittal and 50 cents for every page thereafter. Printing There are 2 print stations available.  First floor for all b&w printing done on first floor computers and […]

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Donations

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We are happy to accept donations from our patrons, however, due to space and staff constraints we cannot accept everything you might like to give us. Our guidelines for donations are that we accept new or gently used items. If we are unable to use your donation it will be used to stock our ongoing […]

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Contact Us

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There are several ways to contact the North Providence Union Free Public Library. You can visit, call, or email us to speak directly with a member of our staff.

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Book Clubs

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Jr. Book Buddies Book Club Our Jr. Book Buddies Book Club is for children ages 5 through 8 and meets on alternating Tuesdays at 3:30 pm. Join Miss Christine for stories, games and crafts. Registration is required and more information is available in the Children’s Department. The Last Friday of the Month Book Club Join […]

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History of the North Providence Library

Nov 15, 2011 Comments Off

History of the North Providence Library By Thomas E. Greene, Town Historian Before the library was founded in North Providence, many events took place to shape the growth of the town.  North Providence was founded in 1765 with the village of Pawtucket being the center of the town since it was more densely populated than […]

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