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URl - Providence Library

City or Town:Providencelibrary picture
Library Code:URP
Address:80 Washington Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone:401-277-5130
Fax:401-277-5148
Head of Library:Joanna M. Burkhardt, Director
Network:HELIN
Web Address:http://www.uri.edu/library/cce/cce.html


DIRECTIONS TO THE CCE LIBRARY IN PROVIDENCE

From Interstate 95 North or South
Take Exit 22 (Downtown) and bear right onto Francis Street. Take another right onto Exchange Street to the garage entrance for the Rhode Island Convention Center. The best walking route from the parking garage is by way of Mathewson Street, the corridor from the Convention Center to the Providence Performing Arts Center. Upgraded last fall, Mathewson Street has new sidewalks and plantings and is now lighted at night as part of the downtown revitalization project.

From Route 10 North
Take the Downtown exit and bear right onto Francis Street. Take another right onto Exchange Street to the garage entrance for the Rhode Island Convention Center. The best walking route from the parking garage is by way of Mathewson Street, the corridor from the Convention Center to the Providence Performing Arts Center. Upgraded last fall, Mathewson Street has new sidewalks and plantings and is now lighted at night as part of the downtown revitalization project.

By Bus
Kennedy Plaza is the hub for all Rhode Island Public Transit Authority buses to and from downtown Providence. The URI Providence Extension, located in the Shepard Building, is a short walk is a short walk two blocks up from City Hall at 80 Washington Street. For fare and route information, call RIPTA at (401) 781-9400.

Where to Park
Free parking and 24-hour security are provided at the Rhode Island Convention Center garage, about three blocks from the URI Providence Extension. Supplemental parking is available (evenings only) at the Garrahy Judicial Complex on Clifford Street.