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Free public tours of the Providence Public Library

Library Front-smBeginning on August 6th, the Providence Public Library will offer free guided architectural tours on the first and third Tuesday of each month. Meet the group at 10:30 AM at the historic grand entrance at 225 Washington Street.

Opened in March 1900 and renovated last year, the Venetian Renaissance library building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is a prime example of Gilded Age American architecture.

To schedule a special group tour at another time, contact Tonia Mason, Marketing & Communications Director. If you can’t make it to Providence, you can also access the library’s annotated virtual tour or watch the video. For more information about the library, visit