Chess Club at the Washington Park Library

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play chess but can’t find anyone to teach you? Or do you absolutely love chess and want to play against a worthy opponent? Well come to the Washington Park Library on a Thursday night! Every Thursday evening from 6:30pm to 8pm, our local chess instructor Sam will teach you how to play chess and/ or engage you in a thrilling game with other avid chess players. Recommended for ages 8 and up. All experience levels welcome, and chess boards and pieces are provided.

For more information about this program or any other programs, please contact Amy Rosa, Library Manager, at (401) 781-3136 or email arosa@provcomlib.org.

Meet Me at the Library: Welcome Event at the Washington Park Library

You’re invited!

Come visit the Washington Park Library on Thursday November 29 between 6:30 and 7:30pm to meet the new Library Manager, Amy Rosa and enjoy some light refreshments! Every Librarian has a story; find out about Amy’s and enjoy an evening treat or two. Amy began working in libraries 20 years ago, received her degree at Indiana University 10 years ago and was previously working at the Mansfield Public Library. She is very enthusiastic to bring her unique programming ideas and talents to Washington Park. Amy is a native of Taunton, MA but has resided in Providence with her family for the past 8 years. Ask Amy about her library’s new and exciting after school clubs and classes, including the new Kids and Teens Creative Writing groupCoding with Dash RobotsChess ClubBook Art Crafting programs and more.

This event is open to all ages and sponsored by The Friends of the Washington Park Library.

Washington Park Library is one of the nine neighborhood locations of Providence Community Library (PCL) and is located at 1316 Broad Street. For more information, please call Amy at (401) 781-3136 or email arosa@provcomlib.org.