Public Works Department releases holiday rubbish schedule

EAST PROVIDENCE, RI — The City of East Providence Dept. of Public Works has announced that due to the President’s Day holiday there will be no rubbish or recycling collection on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. Monday’s rubbish and recycling will be collected on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 and rubbish and recycling collections for the remainder of the week will be delayed by one day. Residents are asked to have rubbish containers at the curb by 6 a.m. for collection.

For questions or more information, please contact DPW Program Coordinator, Donna McMahon at (401)435-7701 Fax: 434-1725.

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The Library is a department of the City and reports to the Mayor and a seven-member Board of Trustees appointed by the City Council. The Board of Trustees sets the policies by which the Library is administered.

The Library System consists of the main Weaver Library and the Riverside branch library, and the Anne Ide Fuller Creative Learning Center all offering the opportunity to connect to the world. Resources and services are provided to meet the educational, recreational and cultural needs of the entire community. Materials are available in various formats: print, electronic (books, magazines, movies, and audiobooks), CDs and DVDs. The Weaver Library also circulates 12 iPad Mini tablets preloaded with Kindle books. Hot Spots for Internet Connection are also available for circulation.

Programs for all ages are scheduled through the year and an expanded technology area offers access to the Internet, computer instruction and various computer programs. A young adult area, children's room, information center and community services department combine to provide a vast array of programs and information for East Providence residents. Literacy and ESL classes are offered year-round by the Library's full-time Literacy Coordinator.

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Michael Carlozzi, Library Director

Phone: (401) 434-2453

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