Since 1874, the private non-profit Providence Public Library (PPL) has served the city and state, often recognized regionally and nationally for award-winning services. According to the library’s website, “the past decade has particularly challenged public libraries everywhere to rethink — not only how to stay abreast of community needs, but also how to stay relevant as a valued, cornerstone learning institution. The technology revolution has transformed reality for libraries, dictating both how they function as well as library services. It has had a significant impact on who uses libraries and what they turn to libraries for. It has not altered the necessity for a vibrant public library at the center of its community.”
To continue following its mission as a premiere free, personal learning place while also transforming to reflect where it wants to be over the next decade, the library is now undergoing a strategic planning process.
Help the library develop its Think Again plan! Take this brief survey to answer questions about what you like best and least about the library, and what programs you would come to. You’re also invited to a Public information Forum in the Meeting Room at 6:30 PM on Thursday, August 14th. Your input is valuable!