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Price range: $15,600 - $24,300 Price range: $15,600 - $24,300
Couples usually spend $19,950 Couples usually spend $19,950
Reception
$3,000 starting price
Ceremony
$500 starting price
Reception
$2,500 starting price
Ceremony
$500 starting price
These prices are available for the months of September through October. These prices are available for the months of November through August.

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Introducing the Perfect Venue for Your Dream Wedding!

Imagine saying "I do" surrounded by historic architecture, basking in the glow of dramatic skylights, and experiencing a truly unique and romantic setting. Welcome to the Providence Public Library, presented by Russell Morin Catering & Events – the ideal wedding venue in Providence, Rhode Island.

Located in the heart of downtown Providence, our venue exudes luxury and city charm, offering an enchanting backdrop for your special day. Let us entice you with the highlights:

Facility:
Step into a world of elegance through the historic Washington Street entrance. Built in 1878, the Providence Public Library showcases turn-of-the-century American architecture, drawing inspiration from iconic libraries in Venice and Paris.

Your wedding rental includes exclusive access to the Ship Room, the Grand Hall with its captivating indoor Courtyard, and a luxurious Newlywed Suite. Picture-perfect formal photography locations, including the mesmerizing book-stacks, await you. And to set the mood, a well-tuned Baby Grand Piano adds a touch of musical elegance. All the necessary tables and chairs are provided to ensure your evening flows seamlessly.

Plan Your Dream Wedding:
Count on our skilled Russell Morin Event Managers to personalize a timeline that guides your guests through our enchanting spaces, ensuring an unforgettable experience from start to finish.

Capture the essence of romance and create lifelong memories at The Providence Public Library. To learn more and schedule a tour, contact us at providencepubliclibrary@morins.com.

Capacities

  • Seated Receptions - 160 Guests
  • Cocktail Style Receptions - 200 Guests
  • Onsite Ceremonies - 140 Chairs
  • Additional Dining Room Rental - Seated Receptions - 252 Guests* (subject to additional rental fee)

Catering Services Presented by our Exclusive Partner, Russell Morin Catering & Events

• Passed Pre-Ceremonial Beverages with Ceremony on Site
• 5 Varieties of Passed Hors D'oeuvres
• Plated 1st Course
• Choice of 2 Premium Plated Entrees and a Vegetarian or Vegan Offering
• Full Open Bar
• Champagne or Prosecco Toast
• Regular Coffee, Decaf Coffee + Gourmet Tea Assortment
• Optional Food and Beverage Enhancements to further elevate your dining experience

When you choose The Providence Public Library, you can trust that our experienced and reliable team will be there to support you every step of the way. Our dedicated professionals include:

• Planning & Event Success Manager: A skilled expert who will guide you through the planning process, ensuring every detail is taken care of.
• Day Of Wedding Coordinator from Russell Morin Catering & Events: An invaluable resource to coordinate and oversee the smooth execution of your wedding day.
• Newlywed Attendant: A personal assistant dedicated to attending to your needs, ensuring you have a stress-free and memorable day.
• Dining Room Captain, Seasoned Servers, and Bartenders: Our professional staff members are committed to delivering exceptional service to you and your guests.
• Experienced Event Chef + Culinary Team: Our talented culinary team will craft delectable dishes that will impress even the most discerning palates.
• Above Industry Standard Staffing Ratios: We go above and beyond to provide you with a high level of service, ensuring that your wedding exceeds expectations.

Other Services

  • Ambient Event Uplighting Package through exclusive venue partner - Highly Reccomended
  • Optional Valet Service
  • Nearby Lodging
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Frequently asked questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$3,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$2,500

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$500

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Dessert
Server(s)
Wedding Cake

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Historic Building
Mansion
Museum

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
French Service
Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Server(s)
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Centerpieces
Chairs
Dance Floor
Drapery
Furniture
Lighting
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Chocolate Fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Shuttle
Valet
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
November
December
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The Providence Public Library is a highly recommended wedding venue with beautiful and unique spaces. The venue itself is elegant and requires minimal additional decorations. The staff, including wedding consultants, day-of coordinators, and the entire team, are professional and attentive. The downtown location is convenient for guests. The Russell Morin team, including a day-of coordinator, adds a special touch to the event, ensuring that every detail is taken care of. Overall, couples were extremely satisfied with their wedding experience at the Providence Public Library.

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The Providence Public Library is a highly recommended wedding venue with beautiful and unique spaces. The venue itself is elegant and requires minimal additional decorations. The staff, including wedding consultants, day-of coordinators, and the entire team, are professional and attentive. The downtown location is convenient for guests. The Russell Morin team, including a day-of coordinator, adds a special touch to the event, ensuring that every detail is taken care of. Overall, couples were extremely satisfied with their wedding experience at the Providence Public Library.

Nicole
Nicole T. Sent on 05/15/2023
5 out of 5 rating

A wonderful wedding at PPL!

As soon as we visited the library, we were sold. The space is beautiful, unique. The design and architecture of the building are all the decorations you need (well, almost). I also appreciated the variety of spaces (e.g., bridal suite upstairs, ship room for dinner, courtyard for dancing) to give guests room to move about, privacy for the bridal party, and a variation for photos. We received so many compliments on the venue. I also appreciate that it’s downtown - there are so many restaurants and hotels nearby to support your guests. There’s also the mall and other stores for whatever last minute items you forgot!

But a wedding at the library is nothing without Russell Morin’s! From the moment we started planning the wedding, the staff at Russell Morin’s were excellent, answering all of our questions and helping us personalize and plan the big day. Our tasting experience was incredible - hardest decision was narrowing down our selections. The food on the day was excellent, served quickly with a very professional and polished staff. All the additional items - wedding cake, chocolate fountain, apps, and late night snacks - were just as excellent as the meal itself. We had a newlywed attendant who made sure we were fed and were where we were supposed to be all night - so grateful for her! And finally, our day of coordinator, Kelsey, was the best, taking care of every detail, from the rehearsal to setting up the day of to making sure we had everything we needed when we left for the night, including sandwiches and leftover wedding cake. We loved the library setting but the Russell Morin’s team made the event so special.
Scott
Scott W. Sent on 08/14/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect location for Providence wedding

This venue is exceptionally beautiful and very well managed. You hardly need any additional decorations, the dinner room is elegant and gorgeous, and the dance floor in the courtyard is a lot of fun. The staff who work there are professional and responsive. The downtown location is incredibly convenient. We would highly recommend it.
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Sally F. Sent on 02/28/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Christina is a rockstar! Venue is amazing

We are so happy with how our crazy blizzard wedding weekend turned out and could not be happier with the venue or Christina! Thank you!
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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
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Gilded Media Gilded Media Wedding Videographers

Excellent Company to work with! We highly recommend.

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The Providence Public Library oozes elegance and sophistication, the library is an absolutely stunning wedding and special event venue! The interior and decor is impeccable down to the last detail and meticulous cared for and maintained. The staff is incredibly friendly, responsive, and polite! The Providence Public Library is sure to impress and exceed your expectations! Love this venue!

Arpeggio Wedding Entertainment Arpeggio Wedding Entertainment Wedding DJs

We love working at the Library! The Russell Morin staff do a fantastic job here. Lizzy and her team are very attentive and always a pleasure to work with.

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