Library announces new website, programs

Library announces new website, programs

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Library announces its brand new website at . Patrons can visit the website for all upcoming programs and events. Patrons will be able to access all the services offered at the library and a direct link to the Ocean State Libraries Catalog.

Through Feb. 24, North Providence Library patrons can enjoy the romance e-book and audiobook “Love Lettering,” by Kate Clayborn, the latest Together We Read: U.S. digital book club selection, with no waitlists or holds. Readers can access the digital book by downloading the Libby app or visiting and then participate in an online discussion. This country-wide digital book club joins nearly 16,000 public libraries and thousands of readers across the United States.

The North Providence Rhode Island Children’s Book Award Reading Challenge for grades 3-5 is available through May 15. This challenge encourages kids to read as many of the 2021 nominated books as possible. Kids who read at least five nominated books by May 1 will earn a spot to compete in the 2nd annual North Providence Rooster Games. They can also be entered to win one of three prizes through the library by signing up through Beanstack at https://nplib.beanstackorg/reader365 and logging each of the nominated books they read. Call the Children’s Department for more information at 401-353-5600, ext. 5.

“Tale”-Gating Storytime at the pool will be held on Tuesdays through March 2, at 9:30 a.m. This storytime will meet in the pool parking lot behind the library.

“Tale”-Gating Storytime at Notte Park will be held on Wednesdays through March 3 at 9:30 a.m. This storytime will meet in the lower parking lot at Governor Notte Park. Patrons are encouraged to bring chairs, chalk to decorate their own space, blankets, and dress for the weather. Masks are required for everyone over age 2. Registration is required; call the Children’s Department at 401-353-5600, ext. 5.

Visit the new Math Walk at the lower playground of the Stephen Olney Park. Follow the yellow signs to do some warm-up exercises, complete an obstacle course, go on a nature hunt, listen for some wildlife, and generally run around and have fun.