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Neighborhood Comics Fest

Mt. Pleasant Library 315 Academy Ave, Providence, RI, United States

A free, family-oriented event for our neighbors in Providence who may not make it to the annual RI Comic Con this year. Local artists, librarians, and educators lead hands-on sessions as well as provide collaborative space to promote creativity. Dress in a costume, design a video game, animate some characters, visit the photo booth, enjoy […]


Feria del Libro y Las Artes

The Center at Moore Hall Providence College, 1 Cunningham Square, Providence, RI, United States

Feria del Libro y las Artes de Providence is a FREE one-day bilingual Latinx festival of books and arts for the whole community! Attractions will include Latinx author readings, book signings, arts and storytelling workshops, and film screenings for children, teens, adults, and seniors. Speaker appearances will include Dominican storyteller and performer Josefina Baez and […]


Annual Neighborhood Comics Fest

Providence Community Library - Mount Pleasant 315 Academy Ave, Providence, RI, United States

Annual Neighborhood Comics Fest! Can you believe that the 2020 Neighborhood Comics Fest (NCF) is almost here? On Saturday afternoon, November 7, we welcome families to join us at the Mount Pleasant branch of Providence Community Library to enjoy a safe, socially distanced, outdoor event! Inspired by the newest Hunger Games book The Ballad of Songbirds […]


Viewing a Rhode Island Native through today’s lens: Esek Hopkins

Virtual Event

Esek Hopkins was a successful privateer before the American Revolution and Commander-in-Chief of the Continental navy during the war. Hopkins had some success in his naval career, but he was also accused of disobeying Congressional orders and was dismissed from the Navy in 1778. Before the war, Hopkins was the captain of the Sally, a slave ship commissioned […]