Rhode Island Providence County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Providence County, RI. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Rhode Island Providence County.

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1. Branch Library ANNE IDE FULLER BRANCH
Street Address: 260 Dover Avenue, East Providence, RI 02914
Phone Number: (401) 434-2453 Providence N/A N/A

2. Branch Library ARLINGTON BRANCH
Street Address: 1064 Cranston St, Cranston, RI 02920
Phone Number: (401) 944-1662 Providence N/A N/A

3. Branch Library AUBURN BRANCH
Street Address: 396 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston, RI 02910
Phone Number: (401) 781-6116 Providence N/A N/A

4. Central Library CENTRAL FALLS FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 205 Central Street, Central Falls, RI 02963
Phone Number: (401) 727-7440 Providence N/A N/A

5. Library System CENTRAL FALLS FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 205 Central Street, Central Falls, RI 02863
Phone Number: (401) 727-7440 Providence 13,888 40,377

6. Library System CRANSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 140 Sockanosset Cross Road, Cranston, RI 02920
Phone Number: (401) 943-9080 Providence 719,471 526,458

7. Central Library CRANSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 140 Sockanosset Cross Road, Cranston, RI 02920
Phone Number: (401) 943-9080 Providence N/A N/A

8. Central Library CUMBERLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland, RI 02864
Phone Number: (401) 333-2552 Providence N/A N/A

9. Library System CUMBERLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland, RI 02864
Phone Number: (401) 333-2552 Providence 309,547 226,980

10. Library System EAST PROVIDENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 41 Grove Avenue, East Providence, RI 02914
Phone Number: (401) 434-2453 Providence 471,415 292,224

11. Central Library EAST PROVIDENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 41 Grove Avenue, East Providence, RI 02914
Phone Number: (401) 434-2453 Providence N/A N/A

12. Library System EAST SMITHFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 50 Esmond Street, Smithfield, RI 02917
Phone Number: (401) 231-5150 Providence 71,414 73,100

13. Central Library EAST SMITHFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 50 Esmond Street, Smithfield, RI 02917
Phone Number: (401) 231-5150 Providence N/A N/A

14. Branch Library FAIRMOUNT BRANCH
Street Address: 20 Memorial Drive, Woonsocket, RI 02895
Phone Number: (401) 762-8598 Providence N/A N/A

15. Library System FOSTER PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 184 Howard Hill Road, Foster, RI 02825
Phone Number: (401) 397-4801 Providence 27,794 10,994

16. Central Library FOSTER PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 184 Howard Hill Road, Foster, RI 02825
Phone Number: (401) 397-4801 Providence N/A N/A

17. Branch Library FOX POINT BRANCH
Street Address: 90 Ives Street, Providence, RI 02906
Phone Number: (401) 455-8112 Providence N/A N/A

18. Central Library GLOCESTER MANTON FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1137 Putnam Pike, Glocester, RI 02814
Phone Number: (401) 568-6077 Providence N/A N/A

19. Library System GLOCESTER MANTON FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1137 Putnam Pike, Glocester, RI 02814
Phone Number: (401) 568-6077 Providence 35,211 53,320

20. Library System GREENVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 573 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, RI 02828
Phone Number: (401) 949-3630 Providence 213,625 120,418

21. Central Library GREENVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 573 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, RI 02828
Phone Number: (401) 949-3630 Providence N/A N/A

22. Library System HARMONY LIBRARY
Street Address: 195 Putnam Pike, Glocester, RI 02829
Phone Number: (401) 949-2850 Providence 38,701 22,500

23. Central Library HARMONY LIBRARY
Street Address: 195 Putnam Pike, Glocester, RI 02829
Phone Number: (401) 949-2850 Providence N/A N/A

24. Library System HOPE LIBRARY
Street Address: 374 North Road, Scituate, RI 02831
Phone Number: (401) 821-7910 Providence 41,431 25,008

25. Central Library HOPE LIBRARY
Street Address: 374 North Road, Scituate, RI 02831
Phone Number: (401) 821-7910 Providence N/A N/A

26. Library System JESSE M. SMITH MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 144 Main Street, Burrillville, RI 02830
Phone Number: (401) 568-8244 Providence 52,438 46,800

27. Central Library JESSE M. SMITH MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 144 Main Street, Burrillville, RI 02830
Phone Number: (401) 568-8244 Providence N/A N/A

28. Branch Library KNIGHT MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 275 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI 02907
Phone Number: (401) 455-8102 Providence N/A N/A

29. Branch Library KNIGHTSVILLE BRANCH
Street Address: 1847 Cranston St, Cranston, RI 02920
Phone Number: (401) 942-2504 Providence N/A N/A

30. Library System LINCOLN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 145 Old River Road, Lincoln, RI 02865
Phone Number: (401) 333-2422 Providence 191,229 164,926

31. Central Library LINCOLN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 145 Old River Road, Lincoln, RI 02865
Phone Number: (401) 333-2422 Providence N/A N/A

32. Central Library MARIAN J. MOHR MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 1 Memorial Avenue, Johnston, RI 02919
Phone Number: (401) 231-4980 Providence N/A N/A

33. Library System MARIAN J. MOHR MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 1 Memorial Avenue, Johnston, RI 02919
Phone Number: (401) 231-4980 Providence 85,099 97,659

34. Library System MAYOR SALVATORE MANCINI UNION FREE LIBRARY
Street Address: 1810 Mineral Spring Avenue, North Providence, RI 02904
Phone Number: (401) 353-5600 Providence 152,913 206,544

35. Central Library MAYOR SALVATORE MANCINI UNION FREE LIBRARY
Street Address: 1810 Mineral Spring Avenue, North Providence, RI 02904
Phone Number: (401) 353-5600 Providence N/A N/A

36. Branch Library MOUNT PLEASANT BRANCH
Street Address: 315 Academy Avenue, Providence, RI 02908
Phone Number: (401) 455-8105 Providence N/A N/A

37. Central Library NORTH SCITUATE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 606 West Greenville Road, Scituate, RI 02857
Phone Number: (401) 647-5133 Providence N/A N/A

38. Library System NORTH SCITUATE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 606 West Greenville Road, Scituate, RI 02857
Phone Number: (401) 647-5133 Providence 75,246 36,158

39. Library System NORTH SMITHFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 20 Main Street, North Smithfield, RI 02876
Phone Number: (401) 767-2780 Providence 62,765 61,987

40. Central Library NORTH SMITHFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 20 Main Street, North Smithfield, RI 02876
Phone Number: (401) 767-2780 Providence N/A N/A

41. Branch Library OAK LAWN BRANCH
Street Address: 230 Wilbur Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920
Phone Number: (401) 942-1787 Providence N/A N/A

42. Branch Library OLNEYVILLE BRANCH
Street Address: One Olneyville Square, Providence, RI 02909
Phone Number: (401) 455-8113 Providence N/A N/A

43. Central Library PASCOAG FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 57 Church ST., Pascoag, RI 02859
Phone Number: (401) 568-6226 Providence N/A N/A

44. Library System PASCOAG FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 57 Church ST., Pascoag, RI 02859
Phone Number: (401) 568-6226 Providence 21,624 8,010

45. Library System PAWTUCKET PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 13 Summer Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860
Phone Number: (401) 725-3714 Providence 246,617 243,620

46. Central Library PAWTUCKET PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 13 Summer Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860
Phone Number: (401) 725-3714 Providence N/A N/A

47. Bookmobile PAWTUCKET PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOKMOBILE
13 Summer Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860
Phone Number: (401) 725-3714 Providence N/A N/A

48. Central Library PROVIDENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 150 Empire Street, Providence, RI 02903
Phone Number: (401) 455-8000 Providence N/A N/A

49. Library System PROVIDENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 150 Empire Street, Providence, RI 02903
Phone Number: (401) 455-8000 Providence 914,984 890,397

50. Branch Library RIVERSIDE BRANCH
Street Address: 100 Bullocks Point Avenue, East Providence, RI 02915
Phone Number: (401) 433-0993 Providence N/A N/A

51. Branch Library ROCHAMBEAU BRANCH
Street Address: 708 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906
Phone Number: (401) 455-8110 Providence N/A N/A

52. Branch Library RUMFORD BRANCH
Street Address: 1392 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence, RI 02916
Phone Number: (401) 434-8559 Providence N/A N/A

53. Branch Library SMITH HILL BRANCH
Street Address: 31 Candace Street, Providence, RI 02908
Phone Number: (401) 455-8104 Providence N/A N/A

54. Branch Library SOUTH PROVIDENCE BRANCH
Street Address: 441 Prairie Avenue, Providence, RI 02905
Phone Number: (401) 455-8107 Providence N/A N/A

55. Central Library TYLER FREE LIBRARY
Street Address: 81a Moosup Valley Road, Foster, RI 02825
Phone Number: (401) 397-7930 Providence N/A N/A

56. Library System TYLER FREE LIBRARY
Street Address: 81a Moosup Valley Road, Foster, RI 02825
Phone Number: (401) 397-7930 Providence 16,403 6,335

57. Branch Library WANSKUCK BRANCH
Street Address: 223 Veazie Street, Providence, RI 02904
Phone Number: (401) 455-8108 Providence N/A N/A

58. Branch Library WASHINGTON PARK BRANCH
Street Address: 1316 Broad Street, Providence, RI 02905
Phone Number: (401) 455-8109 Providence N/A N/A

59. Branch Library WILLIAM HALL LIBRARY
Street Address: 1825 Broad St, Cranston, RI 02905
Phone Number: (401) 942-2504 Providence N/A N/A

60. Library System WOONSOCKET HARRIS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 303 Clinton Street, Woonsocket, RI 02895
Phone Number: (401) 769-9044 Providence 173,292 196,883

61. Central Library WOONSOCKET HARRIS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 303 Clinton Street, Woonsocket, RI 02895
Phone Number: (401) 769-9044 Providence N/A N/A

Overview of Providence County, Rhode Island

Providence County is a county located in the state of Rhode Island. As of 2000, the population is 621,602.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,129 km² (436 mi²). 1,070 km² (413 mi²) of it is land and 58 km² (23 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 5.18% water.

The highest point in the county is Jerimoth Hill, also the highest in the state. Sea level is the lowest point.

Adjacent Counties

  • Norfolk County, Massachusetts- northeast
  • Bristol County, Rhode Island- east
  • Bristol County, Massachusetts- east
  • Kent County, Rhode Island- south
  • Windham County, Connecticut- west
  • Worcester County, Massachusetts- northwest

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 621,602 people, 239,936 households, and 152,839 families residing in the county. The population density is 581/km² (1,504/mi²). There are 253,214 housing units at an average density of 237/km² (613/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 78.38% White, 6.55% Black or African American, 0.51% Native American, 2.90% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 8.02% from other races, and 3.58% from two or more races. 13.39% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 239,936 households out of which 30.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.50% are married couples living together, 14.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.30% are non-families. 29.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.48 and the average family size is 3.11.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 11.10% from 18 to 24, 29.80% from 25 to 44, 20.50% from 45 to 64, and 14.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 91.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $36,950, and the median income for a family is $46,694. Males have a median income of $35,336 versus $26,322 for females. The per capita income for the county is $19,255. 15.50% of the population and 11.90% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 22.30% of those under the age of 18 and 12.70% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities, towns, and villages*

According to countryaah, Providence County, Rhode Island has the following cities and towns:

  • Burrillville
  • — Harrisville (a village of Burrilville)
  • — Pascoag (a village of Burrilville)
  • Central Falls
  • Cranston
  • Cumberland
  • — Cumberland Hill (a village of Cumberland)
  • — Valley Falls (a village split between Cumberland and Lincoln)
  • East Providence
  • Foster
  • Glocester
  • Johnston
  • Lincoln
  • North Providence
  • North Smithfield
  • Pawtucket
  • Providence
  • Scituate
  • Smithfield
  • — Greenville (a village of Smithfield)
  • Woonsocket