A blog for young readers (and YA lovers) from the Providence Athenaeum.
The Providence Athenaeum is a unique library and cultural center in the heart of Providence, Rhode Island. Growing out of the Providence Library Company (fourth library in the United States), the Athenaeum as we know it was formed in 1836. Our handsome building on the corner of Benefit and College was completed in 1838.
We are one of the few surviving membership libraries in the nation. Student memberships are available - visit or call for more information.
This blog is updated by one of our circulation assistants (and YA enthusiast), Amy. Follow us to find out what's new in our Young Adult corner, or just for a daily dose of literary shenanigans.
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No more cryptids and Australian Aboriginal myths.
No one, in house or on tumblr, has voted in Round Six of our Who Will Own the Night Tournament yet. If you could be so kind as to place a vote so we could have winner, that would be lovely. If you truly have no opinion, you could also vote by which legend you’d rather see Batman fight, since they’d be going up against him next. :)