Providence Public Library Digital Collections

Welcome to the new online showcase for the collections of the Providence Public Library. Over the coming months and years, we plan to offer more ways to access our collections online. We encourage visitors to learn more about our Special Collections and to visit to view materials in person.

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Recently Added Items


Image shows waves crashing against rocks.


Image shows a ship sailing in an unidentified body of water. A small rowboat is in the water in the foreground.


Image shows a house with a gambrel roof. Smaller buildings are visible behind the house. A picket fence runs in the foreground.