Libraries in Providence County, Rhode Island

There are 8 Libraries in Providence County, Rhode Island, serving a population of 633,704 people in an area of 410 square miles. There is 1 Library per 79,213 people, and 1 Library per 51 square miles.

In Rhode Island, Providence County is ranked 3rd of 5 counties in Libraries per capita, and 2nd of 5 counties in Libraries per square mile.

List of Providence County Libraries

Find Providence County, Rhode Island libraries, such as state, town, city, public, private, college and university library branches.


Cranston Public Library: Central Library 140 Sockanosset Cross Road Cranston, RI

Cumberland Public Library 1464 Diamond Hill Road Cumberland Hill, RI

Fox Point Library 90 Ives Street Providence, RI

Hope Library 374 North Road Scituate, RI

Knight Memorial Library 275 Elmwood Avenue Providence, RI

Rhode Island Historical Society 52 Power Street Providence, RI

Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council 86 Weybosset Street Providence, RI

Rochambeau Library 708 Hope Street Providence, RI

About Providence County Libraries

Providence County Libraries are institutions that stores and make available collections of books, periodicals, electronic databases, and other information sources to either the general public or a specific group of patrons in Providence County, RI. Library collections may also include musical recordings, films, and other cultural materials. In addition to making their physical and electronic collections available to patrons, Providence County Libraries organize and sponsor a wide range of programs and activities that complement their collections.

You may contact the Library for questions about:
  • Public Libraries near you
  • Providence County Library catalogs and collections
  • Library research facilities and databases
  • Providence County Library cards
  • Library programs and events