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THE PROVIDENCE COMMUNITY Providence Community Library is offering a series of legal literacy pilot programs and legal resources – known as the Legal Literacy Initiative – to Olneyville residents this summer.

PCL hosts legal literacy program

PROVIDENCE – In partnership with Libraries Without Borders, the Providence Community Library is offering a series of legal literacy pilot programs and legal resources...

UWRI provides $90,000 in grants to community organizations

PROVIDENCE – Nine local organizations were the recipients of a shared total of $90,000 in grants from the United Way of Rhode Island’s Olneyville...

Elorza approves $749M FY19 budget

PROVIDENCE - Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Monday finalized a $748.7 million fiscal year 2019 city budget that he said again has no tax...

Providence Public Library receives $7K grant from Wells Fargo

PROVIDENCE – Providence Public Library was awarded a $7,500 grant from Wells Fargo to help support the library’s Passport to Summer Learning program, PPL...
HOT SPOT: Mobile Beacon staffers, from left, Rick Lindholm, sales manager; Cristina Graham, program director; and Katherine Messier, founder and executive director, speak with Kate Aubin at the Providence Public Library about the broadband-service provider’s 4G mobile hotspot devices, which people can check out from the library – the first and now largest such program in the country.  / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT ­WHITELEY

Passionate entrepreneur driven to assist nonprofits

Honoree | Katherine Messier, Mobile BeaconA Rhode Island innovation story may not get more homegrown than Katherine Messier’s. But the impact of her...
KNIGHT STEWARDS: Jeffrey Cannell, library director of the Providence Community Library network, and Sue Gibbs, chief operating officer, inside the Knight Memorial Library, which has received $544,800 from the Champlin Foundation to go toward much-needed renovations. / PBN PHOTO/­MICHAEL SALERNO

Champlin Foundation grant helps fund Knight Library renovations

THE Knight Memorial Library is getting much-needed renovations this spring, as the historic community library looks to maintain its footing as an architectural jewel...
THE PROVIDENCE COMMUNITY LIBRARY is partnering with Over the Edge to hold a fundraiser on June 23 in which members of the public will rappel down the 12-story Regency Plaza in downtown Providence in support of the library's nine branches throughout the city. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE COMMUNITY LIBRARY

Providence Community Library turns to rappelling for fundraiser

PROVIDENCE – In June, the Providence Community Library will partner with Over the Edge in a fundraiser that will see members of the public...
THE PROVIDENCE COMMUNITY LIBRARY is moving forward with renovations to Knight Memorial Library's exterior and roof thanks to a $544,800 grant from the Champlin Foundation. / COURTESY TROY B.THOMPSON PHOTOGRAPHY

$544K grant funds new Knight Memorial Library facade

PROVIDENCE – The Champlin Foundation has awarded the Providence Community Library a $544,800 grant to repair, renovate and preserve the facade of its Knight...
HOT SPOT: Mobile Beacon staffers, from left, Rick Lindholm, sales manager; Cristina Graham, program director; and Katherine Messier, founder and executive director, speak with Kate Aubin at the Providence Public Library about the broadband-service provider’s 4G mobile hotspot devices, which people can check out from the library – the first and now largest such program in the country.  / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT ­WHITELEY

Passionate entrepreneur driven to assist nonprofits

A Rhode Island innovation story may not get more homegrown than Katherine Messier’s. But the impact of her work resonates with nonprofits in every...
PROVIDENCE COMMUNITY LIBRARY has appointed Cheryl Space the new assistant library director. She previously served as youth service coordinator. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE COMMUNITY LIBRARY

PCL appoints Space new assistant library director

PROVIDENCE – Providence Community Library, the largest public library system in the state, appointed Cheryl Space the new assistant library director.PCL Library Director Jeff...
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