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Spirits, Seances, and a Ringing Watch

Spiritualism and the papers of Joseph Peace Hazard

Friday, October 19th, noon. Patricia McIvor will share stories from Hazard’s papers and explain how the documents have been digitized in an online exhibit through the Special Collections Department of Adams Library.


The Steam Roller Team Photo

The Steam Roller: Providence's Football Heritage

Curator: Robert Cvornyek, History Department
Lecture: "Breaking the Narrative: A Woman’s Perspective on Rhode Island Football in the 1960s”
Guest speaker: Elizabeth Pensavalle

Leaves on Porch Slats

Fall Semester Hours

Monday - Thursday: 7:45 am - 10:00 pm; Friday: 7:45 am - 5:00 pm.
Saturday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm; Sunday: 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Great American Read Fall 2018 Adams Library

America’s 100 Best-Loved Novels on Display!

PBS's Great American Read begins May 22 and "explores and celebrates the power of reading."
We displayed the books we have from the list! What have you read? What do you want to read? Check out our list of books we need for the display on Facebook and to contribute your collection for display through October! #GreatReadPBS

exit west obom

"Exit West" by Mohsin Hamid

A New York Times bestseller, the astonishingly visionary love story that imagines the forces that drive ordinary people from their homes into the uncertain embrace of new lands.