Providence Public Library schedules grand reopening

THE $25 MILLION project to renovate the historical 1950s section of the Providence Public Library is nearly complete. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY

PROVIDENCE – After 18 months of construction, the Providence Public Library is preparing to show off its completed facility.

The ribbon-cutting is scheduled for 10 a.m. on March 30. Its 2020 Exhibition and Program Series will open the following day.

An open house is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 4.

The $25 million renovation managed by BOND through its Providence offices began in 2018. The extensive project renovates the 1950s addition to the original, historical building, which dates to the early 1900s.

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The project architect, designLab, was also responsible for the renovation of the original library building.

Mary MacDonald is a staff writer for the PBN. Contact her at Macdonald@PBN.com.

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