Theater titan Oskar Eustis returns to PVD! Free & all welcome. Fri 12/7, 6-8pm, First Unitarian Church. Thanks to Chas A. Miller III & Birch Coffey/Lois H. & Charles A. Miller Foundation.

Cheers to those who make the Athenæum's programs possible, especially to our season sponsors Bank of America and the Ira S. and Anna Galkin Charitable Trust!

A reminder that the library's regular hours have recently changed. Mon-Th: 10am-7pm; Fri-Sat: 10am-6pm; Sun: 1-5pm. Public tours: Wed: 10:30am & Sat: 2pm.


The Providence Athenæum seeks to enrich the literary, cultural, and intellectual pursuits of its members and surrounding community through extraordinary collections and innovative programming. Committed to the stewardship of our historic building, the physical culture of books, and the advancement of the humanities, the Athenæum welcomes diverse audiences and spirited conversation.