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Tuesday September 2, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   
   

Celebrate National Library Card Sign-up Month in September at Oak Lawn! Any child, teen, or adult who gets their very first Ocean State Libraries card will receive a free book to keepHave a card but owe fines? Pay your fines and receive a special gift as well! Stop in any time in September! For more information call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none Weekly trivia! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop by Oak Lawn for weekly trivia questions! Topics range from school trivia to seasonal events. If your answer is selected and you are correct, you win a prize. Open to grades K and up.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
anim_beaver 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Animal Jamboree @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   (401) 781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Auburn's Animal Jamboree Story Hour for 3s, 4s, 5s, Tuesdays at 10:30 AM.  For 3s, 4s, 5s and favorite adult.  We'll talk, read, and sing about animals: wild, domestic, and indigenous and build a book about them.  Starting with indigenous.  Black bear and beavers anyone?  Registration required.  Please call 781-6116.  

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_kidsreading1 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Beginning Reader Book Club @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Auburn's Beginning Reader Book Club, Tuesdays at 4:00 Pm.  For grades K-2.  It's like story time, only backwards!  The kids read the books and the librarian listens!  Nobody has to read alone.  Multiple copies of the books will be provided, and we'll all read out loud at the same time and do activities to expand our understanding of the stories.  Registration required.  Please call (401) 781-6116.

    Location: Auburn Branch
Wednesday September 3, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   
   

Celebrate National Library Card Sign-up Month in September at Oak Lawn! Any child, teen, or adult who gets their very first Ocean State Libraries card will receive a free book to keepHave a card but owe fines? Pay your fines and receive a special gift as well! Stop in any time in September! For more information call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Staff   401-943-9080 x. 5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10 AM, but little ones from birth to age 2 1/2 can drop in any time between 10 and 11 AM to socialize and play.  At 11 AM, library staff will lead a short storytime full of rhymes and songs.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Library
 
z_cust_dfl_open_book 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library Book Group @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Auburn's Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library Book Group, Wednesdays at 4:00 PM.  For grades 3rd - 5th, This year's Kids Reading Across Rhode Island title is Escape from Mr. Lemoncell's Library by Chris Grabenstein!  Come join us.  Book and snack provided.  Registration required.  Please call (401) 781-6116.

    Location: Auburn Branch
Thursday September 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Julius Caesar presented by Burbage Theater Company @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adrienne Gallo   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

The Burbage Theatre Company presents a play about men who make mistakes; great men whose choice to act was met with grave consequences. In 44 BC on March 15th, certain few members of the Roman senate, as a means of preventing the ascension of a dictator, murdered Julius Caesar, one of the great rulers of the ancient world. Lead by the infamous Marcus Brutus in the name of honor and the general good, the faction of senators stabbed Caesar thirty three times on the floor of the Senate. What resulted was civil discord and the dividing of a great empire. Shakepeare’s masterpiece is a discourse on how politics can be personal, and how political ideals, while honorable in theory, are rarely met as such.  

Ticket prices are $15 general admission/$12 for students and seniors. The William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
Friday September 5, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   
   

Celebrate National Library Card Sign-up Month in September at Oak Lawn! Any child, teen, or adult who gets their very first Ocean State Libraries card will receive a free book to keepHave a card but owe fines? Pay your fines and receive a special gift as well! Stop in any time in September! For more information call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
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misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Julius Caesar presented by Burbage Theater Company @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adrienne Gallo   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

The Burbage Theatre Company presents a play about men who make mistakes; great men whose choice to act was met with grave consequences. In 44 BC on March 15th, certain few members of the Roman senate, as a means of preventing the ascension of a dictator, murdered Julius Caesar, one of the great rulers of the ancient world. Lead by the infamous Marcus Brutus in the name of honor and the general good, the faction of senators stabbed Caesar thirty three times on the floor of the Senate. What resulted was civil discord and the dividing of a great empire. Shakepeare’s masterpiece is a discourse on how politics can be personal, and how political ideals, while honorable in theory, are rarely met as such.  

Ticket prices are $15 general admission/$12 for students and seniors. The William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
Saturday September 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   
   

Celebrate National Library Card Sign-up Month in September at Oak Lawn! Any child, teen, or adult who gets their very first Ocean State Libraries card will receive a free book to keepHave a card but owe fines? Pay your fines and receive a special gift as well! Stop in any time in September! For more information call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
elect_laptop.GIF 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Introduction to Microsoft Excel @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Department   401-943-9080 x6   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Learn the basics of spreadsheets, formulas, and charts.  Participants should be familiar with the Windows environment. *No registration required.*  

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Julius Caesar presented by Burbage Theater Company @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adrienne Gallo   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

The Burbage Theatre Company presents a play about men who make mistakes; great men whose choice to act was met with grave consequences. In 44 BC on March 15th, certain few members of the Roman senate, as a means of preventing the ascension of a dictator, murdered Julius Caesar, one of the great rulers of the ancient world. Lead by the infamous Marcus Brutus in the name of honor and the general good, the faction of senators stabbed Caesar thirty three times on the floor of the Senate. What resulted was civil discord and the dividing of a great empire. Shakepeare’s masterpiece is a discourse on how politics can be personal, and how political ideals, while honorable in theory, are rarely met as such.  

Ticket prices are $15 general admission/$12 for students and seniors. The William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
Sunday September 7, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Julius Caesar presented by Burbage Theater Company @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adrienne Gallo   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

The Burbage Theatre Company presents a play about men who make mistakes; great men whose choice to act was met with grave consequences. In 44 BC on March 15th, certain few members of the Roman senate, as a means of preventing the ascension of a dictator, murdered Julius Caesar, one of the great rulers of the ancient world. Lead by the infamous Marcus Brutus in the name of honor and the general good, the faction of senators stabbed Caesar thirty three times on the floor of the Senate. What resulted was civil discord and the dividing of a great empire. Shakepeare’s masterpiece is a discourse on how politics can be personal, and how political ideals, while honorable in theory, are rarely met as such.  

Ticket prices are $15 general admission/$12 for students and seniors. The William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
Monday September 8, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Knit and Crochet Crafters @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen   781-6116   auburn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Do you like to knit or crochet?  Do you need some help with a knitting or crocheting project that has you stumped?  Knitters and crocheters of all levels of experience are invited to join our knit and crochet circle led by experienced knitter Barbara Baedeker.    Work on a project, get help with something new or knit for a charity cause.  Drop in any Monday afternoon.

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Teen Team/Jr. Friends Mtg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Those in grades 6 to 12 can earn community service hours by making the library the best it can be! Join the Teen Team, which helps to plan teen programs and services for teens as well as give advice on selection of new books and other materials for teens, and/or our Junior Friends of the Library Group, which helps to raise funds for the Cranston Public Library and earn community service hours for our monthly meetings and any secial projects we work on.

                              Pizza and refreshments will be served at our meeting.

[Registration required]
    Location: Central Library
Tuesday September 9, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   
   

Celebrate National Library Card Sign-up Month in September at Oak Lawn! Any child, teen, or adult who gets their very first Ocean State Libraries card will receive a free book to keepHave a card but owe fines? Pay your fines and receive a special gift as well! Stop in any time in September! For more information call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
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misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none Weekly trivia! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop by Oak Lawn for weekly trivia questions! Topics range from school trivia to seasonal events. If your answer is selected and you are correct, you win a prize. Open to grades K and up.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
elect_laptop.GIF 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Computer Basics Class One - Mouse, Keyboard, & Desktop @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Department   401-943-9080 x6   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Learn the basics of the Windows pc, including how to use the mouse, how to use the desktop, and how to find files on the computer. *No registration required*  

    Location: Central Library
 
anim_beaver 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Animal Jamboree @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   (401) 781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Auburn's Animal Jamboree Story Hour for 3s, 4s, 5s, Tuesdays at 10:30 AM.  For 3s, 4s, 5s and favorite adult.  We'll talk, read, and sing about animals: wild, domestic, and indigenous and build a book about them.  Starting with indigenous.  Black bear and beavers anyone?  Registration required.  Please call 781-6116.  

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_kidsreading1 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Beginning Reader Book Club @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Auburn's Beginning Reader Book Club, Tuesdays at 4:00 Pm.  For grades K-2.  It's like story time, only backwards!  The kids read the books and the librarian listens!  Nobody has to read alone.  Multiple copies of the books will be provided, and we'll all read out loud at the same time and do activities to expand our understanding of the stories.  Registration required.  Please call (401) 781-6116.

    Location: Auburn Branch
Wednesday September 10, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   
   

Celebrate National Library Card Sign-up Month in September at Oak Lawn! Any child, teen, or adult who gets their very first Ocean State Libraries card will receive a free book to keepHave a card but owe fines? Pay your fines and receive a special gift as well! Stop in any time in September! For more information call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Staff   401-943-9080 x. 5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10 AM, but little ones from birth to age 2 1/2 can drop in any time between 10 and 11 AM to socialize and play.  At 11 AM, library staff will lead a short storytime full of rhymes and songs.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Library
 
z_cust_dfl_open_book 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library Book Group @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Auburn's Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library Book Group, Wednesdays at 4:00 PM.  For grades 3rd - 5th, This year's Kids Reading Across Rhode Island title is Escape from Mr. Lemoncell's Library by Chris Grabenstein!  Come join us.  Book and snack provided.  Registration required.  Please call (401) 781-6116.

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Board of Trustees Meeting @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ed Garcia   4019439080   edgarcia@cranstonlibrary.org
   

The Cranston Public Library Board of Trustees will meet at the Central Library. Open to the public.

    Location: Central Library
Thursday September 11, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
elect_laptop.GIF 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Introduction to Tackk @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Department   401-943-9080 x6   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

It's easy to create your own great looking webpage with Tackk!  Basic computer skills preferred. *No Registration Required*

    Location: Central Library
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Friday September 12, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   
   

Celebrate National Library Card Sign-up Month in September at Oak Lawn! Any child, teen, or adult who gets their very first Ocean State Libraries card will receive a free book to keepHave a card but owe fines? Pay your fines and receive a special gift as well! Stop in any time in September! For more information call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
elect_laptop.GIF 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Minecraft Club @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Auburn Teen Club ~ every other Friday at 3:00 PM.  For 6th grade and up.  Participants play on library laptops and do not need their own accounts or devices (although they can bring them).  Beginners and experience players are welcome. Registration required. Please call (401) 781-6116.

    Location: Auburn Branch
Saturday September 13, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   
   

Celebrate National Library Card Sign-up Month in September at Oak Lawn! Any child, teen, or adult who gets their very first Ocean State Libraries card will receive a free book to keepHave a card but owe fines? Pay your fines and receive a special gift as well! Stop in any time in September! For more information call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Minecraft Club @Central : September Event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Christina   943-9080 X121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join us as we race to finish a building challenge!  You can vote between two choices, and they are always different! Registration is required for this event and will be available until the morning of the event: signups are located at the Children's Desk.  For grades 6 & Up.

    Location: Central Library
Sunday September 14, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
Monday September 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_balloons 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Toddler Tales @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   (401) 781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Auburn Toddler Tales, Mondays at 10:30 AM, For 2s, 3,s and younger siblings.  Fun reading, rhyming and singing ~ Seasonal theme ~ Letter and color of the day.  Registration is required.  Please call 781-6116.

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Knit and Crochet Crafters @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen   781-6116   auburn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Do you like to knit or crochet?  Do you need some help with a knitting or crocheting project that has you stumped?  Knitters and crocheters of all levels of experience are invited to join our knit and crochet circle led by experienced knitter Barbara Baedeker.    Work on a project, get help with something new or knit for a charity cause.  Drop in any Monday afternoon.

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Ana Cruz Book Talk @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Johnson   401-943-9080   bethjohnson@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Local author Ana Cruz will present her newest book Inspiration of the Soul.  After her talk she will sign copies of the book.

    Location: Central Library
Tuesday September 16, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   
   

Celebrate National Library Card Sign-up Month in September at Oak Lawn! Any child, teen, or adult who gets their very first Ocean State Libraries card will receive a free book to keepHave a card but owe fines? Pay your fines and receive a special gift as well! Stop in any time in September! For more information call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
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misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none Weekly trivia! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop by Oak Lawn for weekly trivia questions! Topics range from school trivia to seasonal events. If your answer is selected and you are correct, you win a prize. Open to grades K and up.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
elect_laptop.GIF 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Computer Basics Class Two - Introduction to the Internet & Web Searching @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Department   401-943-9080 x6   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Learn how to navigate the Internet. *No registration required*  

    Location: Central Library
 
anim_beaver 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Animal Jamboree @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   (401) 781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Auburn's Animal Jamboree Story Hour for 3s, 4s, 5s, Tuesdays at 10:30 AM.  For 3s, 4s, 5s and favorite adult.  We'll talk, read, and sing about animals: wild, domestic, and indigenous and build a book about them.  Starting with indigenous.  Black bear and beavers anyone?  Registration required.  Please call 781-6116.  

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_kidsreading1 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Beginning Reader Book Club @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Auburn's Beginning Reader Book Club, Tuesdays at 4:00 Pm.  For grades K-2.  It's like story time, only backwards!  The kids read the books and the librarian listens!  Nobody has to read alone.  Multiple copies of the books will be provided, and we'll all read out loud at the same time and do activities to expand our understanding of the stories.  Registration required.  Please call (401) 781-6116.

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Discussion Group @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryanne Berry   943-9080 x.122   maryanne_berry@cranstonlibrary.org
   

The book discussion title is The Dinner by Herman Koch.  Psychological Dutch thriller about two couples dining out under a dark cloud.

 

    Location: Central Library
Wednesday September 17, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   
   

Celebrate National Library Card Sign-up Month in September at Oak Lawn! Any child, teen, or adult who gets their very first Ocean State Libraries card will receive a free book to keepHave a card but owe fines? Pay your fines and receive a special gift as well! Stop in any time in September! For more information call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Staff   401-943-9080 x. 5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10 AM, but little ones from birth to age 2 1/2 can drop in any time between 10 and 11 AM to socialize and play.  At 11 AM, library staff will lead a short storytime full of rhymes and songs.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Library
 
z_cust_dfl_open_book 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library Book Group @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Auburn's Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library Book Group, Wednesdays at 4:00 PM.  For grades 3rd - 5th, This year's Kids Reading Across Rhode Island title is Escape from Mr. Lemoncell's Library by Chris Grabenstein!  Come join us.  Book and snack provided.  Registration required.  Please call (401) 781-6116.

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Mother-Daughter Book Club @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services staff   401-943-9080 ext. 5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Girls in grades 4-7, along with their favorite female adult, are invited to the Mother-Daughter Book Club at Cranston Public Library.  The fall session will be held on the third Wednesday of the month from September through December.  Copies of the books are available at the Children's Services Desk.  Registration for the fall session begins on September 2.  Share your enthusiasm for reading with other book lovers and join us for a liveley discussion.  The September title is The Center of Everything by Linda Urban.

[Registration required]
    Location: Central Library
Thursday September 18, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
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lib_bookflipping 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Book Discussion Group @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryanne Berry   943-9080 x.122   maryanne_berry@cranstonlibrary.org
   

The book discussion title is The Dinner by Herman Koch.  Psychological Dutch thriller about two couples dining out under a dark cloud.

 

    Location: Central Library
Friday September 19, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   
   

Celebrate National Library Card Sign-up Month in September at Oak Lawn! Any child, teen, or adult who gets their very first Ocean State Libraries card will receive a free book to keepHave a card but owe fines? Pay your fines and receive a special gift as well! Stop in any time in September! For more information call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
Saturday September 20, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   
   

Celebrate National Library Card Sign-up Month in September at Oak Lawn! Any child, teen, or adult who gets their very first Ocean State Libraries card will receive a free book to keepHave a card but owe fines? Pay your fines and receive a special gift as well! Stop in any time in September! For more information call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
elect_laptop.GIF 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Introduction to Microsoft Word @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Department   401-943-9080 x6   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Learn the basics of creating and formatting a document with Microsoft Word. Working knowledge of Windows preferred. *No Registration Required*

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Maze Runner Party including our Maze Runner Challenge! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Celebrate the Maze Runner movie opening this September at our Maze Runner Party. Live the Maze Runner experience!  Test your maze running skills in our life-size maze. Are you brave enough to face the dangers of the maze? Will you survive the Grievers? Will you remember? Survive the maze and receive a reward. You need not have read the Maze Runner by James Dasher or seen the movie to enjoy this program. Refreshments will be served. Open to those in grades 6 and up. Teens in grades 6 to 12 who volunteer to help with this program may earn one or two hours of community service.

    Location: Central Library
Sunday September 21, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
Monday September 22, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_balloons 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Toddler Tales @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   (401) 781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Auburn Toddler Tales, Mondays at 10:30 AM, For 2s, 3,s and younger siblings.  Fun reading, rhyming and singing ~ Seasonal theme ~ Letter and color of the day.  Registration is required.  Please call 781-6116.

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Knit and Crochet Crafters @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen   781-6116   auburn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Do you like to knit or crochet?  Do you need some help with a knitting or crocheting project that has you stumped?  Knitters and crocheters of all levels of experience are invited to join our knit and crochet circle led by experienced knitter Barbara Baedeker.    Work on a project, get help with something new or knit for a charity cause.  Drop in any Monday afternoon.

    Location: Auburn Branch
Tuesday September 23, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   
   

Celebrate National Library Card Sign-up Month in September at Oak Lawn! Any child, teen, or adult who gets their very first Ocean State Libraries card will receive a free book to keepHave a card but owe fines? Pay your fines and receive a special gift as well! Stop in any time in September! For more information call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
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misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none Weekly trivia! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop by Oak Lawn for weekly trivia questions! Topics range from school trivia to seasonal events. If your answer is selected and you are correct, you win a prize. Open to grades K and up.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
elect_laptop.GIF 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Computer Basics Class Three - Email & Internet Safety @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Department   401-943-9080 x6   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Learn how to create and use an email account, and how to protect yourself online. *No registration required*  

    Location: Central Library
 
anim_beaver 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Animal Jamboree @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   (401) 781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Auburn's Animal Jamboree Story Hour for 3s, 4s, 5s, Tuesdays at 10:30 AM.  For 3s, 4s, 5s and favorite adult.  We'll talk, read, and sing about animals: wild, domestic, and indigenous and build a book about them.  Starting with indigenous.  Black bear and beavers anyone?  Registration required.  Please call 781-6116.  

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
lib_book_red 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Modern Reading Group @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen   781-6116   auburn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

  Join us as we discuss My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor.
 

"The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor has become an instant American icon. Now, with a candor and intimacy never undertaken by a sitting Justice, she recounts her life from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench, a journey that offers an inspiring testament to her own extraordinary determination and the power of believing in oneself."  -- Provided by publisher

 

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_kidsreading1 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Beginning Reader Book Club @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Auburn's Beginning Reader Book Club, Tuesdays at 4:00 Pm.  For grades K-2.  It's like story time, only backwards!  The kids read the books and the librarian listens!  Nobody has to read alone.  Multiple copies of the books will be provided, and we'll all read out loud at the same time and do activities to expand our understanding of the stories.  Registration required.  Please call (401) 781-6116.

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_kids 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Talespinners @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services staff   401-943-9080 ext. 5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join us for Talespinners, a story program for children in Grades 1 and up. The program is held every third Tuesday, beginning September 23.  Registration for the fall session begins on Tuesay, September 2. Call 943-9080 ext. 5 for more information.

[Registration required]
    Location: Central Library
Wednesday September 24, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   
   

Celebrate National Library Card Sign-up Month in September at Oak Lawn! Any child, teen, or adult who gets their very first Ocean State Libraries card will receive a free book to keepHave a card but owe fines? Pay your fines and receive a special gift as well! Stop in any time in September! For more information call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Staff   401-943-9080 x. 5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10 AM, but little ones from birth to age 2 1/2 can drop in any time between 10 and 11 AM to socialize and play.  At 11 AM, library staff will lead a short storytime full of rhymes and songs.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Library
 
z_cust_dfl_open_book 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library Book Group @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Auburn's Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library Book Group, Wednesdays at 4:00 PM.  For grades 3rd - 5th, This year's Kids Reading Across Rhode Island title is Escape from Mr. Lemoncell's Library by Chris Grabenstein!  Come join us.  Book and snack provided.  Registration required.  Please call (401) 781-6116.

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Timothy K. Kuhner Discusses 'Capitalism V. Democracy' @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tracy Miller   (401) 861-2322   
   

On September 24, 2014 at 6:00 pm, Timothy K. Kuhner, Associate Professor at Georgia State University College of Law, will discuss his new book, "Capitalism v. Democracy: Money in Politics and the Free Market Constitution". Sponsored by the Common Cause Rhode Island Education Fund, this event is free and open to the public. It will be held at the William Hall Library, 1825 Broad Street, Cranston, RI 02905. Contact Tracy Miller at Common Cause RI for more information.

    Location: William Hall Library
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lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Discussion Group @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maryanne Berry   943-9080 x.122   maryanne_berry@cranstonlibrary.org
   

The book discussion title is The Dinner by Herman Koch.  Psychological Dutch thriller about two couples dining out under a dark cloud.

 

    Location: Central Library
Thursday September 25, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
Friday September 26, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   
   

Celebrate National Library Card Sign-up Month in September at Oak Lawn! Any child, teen, or adult who gets their very first Ocean State Libraries card will receive a free book to keepHave a card but owe fines? Pay your fines and receive a special gift as well! Stop in any time in September! For more information call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
elect_laptop.GIF 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Minecraft Club @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Auburn Teen Club ~ every other Friday at 3:00 PM.  For 6th grade and up.  Participants play on library laptops and do not need their own accounts or devices (although they can bring them).  Beginners and experience players are welcome. Registration required. Please call (401) 781-6116.

    Location: Auburn Branch
Saturday September 27, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   
   

Celebrate National Library Card Sign-up Month in September at Oak Lawn! Any child, teen, or adult who gets their very first Ocean State Libraries card will receive a free book to keepHave a card but owe fines? Pay your fines and receive a special gift as well! Stop in any time in September! For more information call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Passport Day @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Passport Acceptance Office   401-725-3714 x212   
   

The Cranston Public Library is holding its second annual Passport Day at the Central Library. For citizens planning international travel, simply bring proof of U.S. citizenship, a valid photo ID (for adults), and a personal check or money order. The cost of a standard adult passport is $110 (check or money order), plus a $25 processing order (cash, check or money order). Passport photos will also be available at a cost of $10. For more information about the passport process, visit the Department of State's website by clicking here.

    Location: Central Library
Sunday September 28, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
Monday September 29, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_balloons 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Toddler Tales @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   (401) 781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Auburn Toddler Tales, Mondays at 10:30 AM, For 2s, 3,s and younger siblings.  Fun reading, rhyming and singing ~ Seasonal theme ~ Letter and color of the day.  Registration is required.  Please call 781-6116.

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Knit and Crochet Crafters @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen   781-6116   auburn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Do you like to knit or crochet?  Do you need some help with a knitting or crocheting project that has you stumped?  Knitters and crocheters of all levels of experience are invited to join our knit and crochet circle led by experienced knitter Barbara Baedeker.    Work on a project, get help with something new or knit for a charity cause.  Drop in any Monday afternoon.

    Location: Auburn Branch
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teens Make Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join us for the fun of making your own movies. This program will run for three sessions. (Mondays, Sept. 29, Oct. 27 & Nov 24) Use our cameras to take photos or video and create your own short film using imovie for Mac. For grades 6-12. Register by calling 943-9080 X 121 or email teens@cranstonlibrary.org. Those in grades 6 -12 who would like to earn community serive hours may volunteer to assist with this program. We are especially looking for volunteers who have knowledge of imovie for Mac. Call 943-9080 X 121 or email teens@cranstonlibrary.org to volunteer for this program.

[Registration required]
    Location: Central Library
Tuesday September 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   
   

Celebrate National Library Card Sign-up Month in September at Oak Lawn! Any child, teen, or adult who gets their very first Ocean State Libraries card will receive a free book to keepHave a card but owe fines? Pay your fines and receive a special gift as well! Stop in any time in September! For more information call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none Library Card Sign-up Month Teen Celebration @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens, come celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month all September long @ the Central Library! Any teen who gets his/her first library card or pays the fines on his/her existing library card will receive a reward. Just visit Youth Services at the Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none Weekly trivia! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop by Oak Lawn for weekly trivia questions! Topics range from school trivia to seasonal events. If your answer is selected and you are correct, you win a prize. Open to grades K and up.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
anim_beaver 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Animal Jamboree @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   (401) 781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Auburn's Animal Jamboree Story Hour for 3s, 4s, 5s, Tuesdays at 10:30 AM.  For 3s, 4s, 5s and favorite adult.  We'll talk, read, and sing about animals: wild, domestic, and indigenous and build a book about them.  Starting with indigenous.  Black bear and beavers anyone?  Registration required.  Please call 781-6116.  

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Kick-off to Kindergarten @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Staff   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

An independent story based program for children ages 4 and 5 years old. Help your child develop social and language skills for school! This 8 week session begins Tuesday, September 30. Registration begins September 1.

Note: There is no program on November 11.

[Registration required]
    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_kidsreading1 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Beginning Reader Book Club @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Auburn's Beginning Reader Book Club, Tuesdays at 4:00 Pm.  For grades K-2.  It's like story time, only backwards!  The kids read the books and the librarian listens!  Nobody has to read alone.  Multiple copies of the books will be provided, and we'll all read out loud at the same time and do activities to expand our understanding of the stories.  Registration required.  Please call (401) 781-6116.

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
elect_laptop.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Introduction to Windows 8 @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Department   401-943-9080 x6   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

See the features of the newest Windows operating system.

*No registration required.*

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Minecraft Challenge @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Brown   401-943-9080 ext. 5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Kids in grades 2-5 are invited to play Minecraft in a social setting while learning skills from teen volunteers and from each other. Participants play on library laptops and do not need their own accounts or devices (although they can bring them). Beginners and experienced players are welcome. Interested teens can volunteer to help with the program. Call 943-9080 ext.5 to register.

    Location: Central Library
Wednesday October 1, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Trick or Trivia @ Knightsville Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Gianlorenzo   401-942-2504   knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop into Knightsville any time in October to play Trick or Trivia! Select a question from the pumpkin, answer correctly, and win a prize instantly! Open to all ages. For more information, please call 942-2504.

    Location: Knightsville Branch
 
misc_none Trick or Trivia! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop into Oak Lawn any time in October to play Trick or Trivia! Select a question from the pumpkin, answer correctly, and win a prize instantly! Open to all ages. For more information, please call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Staff   401-943-9080 x. 5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10 AM, but little ones from birth to age 2 1/2 can drop in any time between 10 and 11 AM to socialize and play.  At 11 AM, library staff will lead a short storytime full of rhymes and songs.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Library
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z_cust_dfl_open_book 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library Book Group @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Auburn's Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library Book Group, Wednesdays at 4:00 PM.  For grades 3rd - 5th, This year's Kids Reading Across Rhode Island title is Escape from Mr. Lemoncell's Library by Chris Grabenstein!  Come join us.  Book and snack provided.  Registration required.  Please call (401) 781-6116.

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
trans_schoolbus 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM RI Children's Book Award Book Club @Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services staff   401-943-9080 ext. 5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Kids in Grades 3 to 6, join us for the RI Children's Book Award Book Club the first Wednesday of the month at 4:00 pm. Each month, October through February, we'll discuss four books from this year's list.  Read one, or more, or read all four.    Wednesday, October 1 is "Back to School".  We'll discuss Navigating Early (Claire Vanderpool), Kelsey Green, Reading Queen (Claudia Mills), Charlie Bumper vs. the Teacher of the Year (Bill Harley) and The 14 Fibs of Gregory K. (Greg Pincus)Drop by the Children's Services desk for a list of the October and November titles, and to request any of the titles.  Registration begins on Tuesday, September 2.

[Registration required]
    Location: Central Library
Thursday October 2, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Kick Off to Kindergarten @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Staff   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

An independent story based program for children ages 4 and 5 years old featuring stories, finger plays and a craft. A five week session begins Thursday morning, October 2nd. A second five week session will be offered afternoons at 1:30 PM beginning Thursday, November 6th. Registration is required and begins Tuesday, September 2nd.

[Registration required]
    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM 1, 2, 3, Play with Me! @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Staff   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

A drop-in story and play time for children ages 1-3 and adult caregivers. This 8-week session runs from October 2-November 20. Registration is not required.

    Location: William Hall Library
Friday October 3, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Trick or Trivia @ Knightsville Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Gianlorenzo   401-942-2504   knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop into Knightsville any time in October to play Trick or Trivia! Select a question from the pumpkin, answer correctly, and win a prize instantly! Open to all ages. For more information, please call 942-2504.

    Location: Knightsville Branch
 
misc_none Trick or Trivia! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop into Oak Lawn any time in October to play Trick or Trivia! Select a question from the pumpkin, answer correctly, and win a prize instantly! Open to all ages. For more information, please call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Fall into a story: Drop in story time for ages 1-5 @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Come join us for stories of the splendors of fall! Apples, pumpkins, leaves, and more! Each week we will read stories and do fun activities and crafts. Open to ages 1-5 with parents/caregivers, plus siblings are welcome. Registration is not required, feel free to drop on in!

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
Saturday October 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Trick or Trivia! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop into Oak Lawn any time in October to play Trick or Trivia! Select a question from the pumpkin, answer correctly, and win a prize instantly! Open to all ages. For more information, please call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM RITBA Readers Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   
Teens in grades 7 through 12 are invited to join the RITBA Readers Club. Have fun, read great books and earn community service hours and rewards. Refreshments will be served. To register for this program, please call 943-9080 X121 or email teens@cranstonlibrary.org

The goal of the Rhode Island Teen Book Award is to promote quality literature for teens by highlighting well-written books that will be of interest to those between the ages of 12 and 18 years of age. It is the hope of the committee that by allowing teens to select the winner from each year's list of nominees, teens will be encouraged to not only read more, but also discuss the books they are reading with their friends and family at school, the local library, and at home.

[Registration required]
    Location: Auburn Branch
Monday October 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Trick or Trivia @ Knightsville Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Gianlorenzo   401-942-2504   knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop into Knightsville any time in October to play Trick or Trivia! Select a question from the pumpkin, answer correctly, and win a prize instantly! Open to all ages. For more information, please call 942-2504.

    Location: Knightsville Branch
 
misc_balloons 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Toddler Tales @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   (401) 781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Auburn Toddler Tales, Mondays at 10:30 AM, For 2s, 3,s and younger siblings.  Fun reading, rhyming and singing ~ Seasonal theme ~ Letter and color of the day.  Registration is required.  Please call 781-6116.

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Knit and Crochet Crafters @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen   781-6116   auburn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Do you like to knit or crochet?  Do you need some help with a knitting or crocheting project that has you stumped?  Knitters and crocheters of all levels of experience are invited to join our knit and crochet circle led by experienced knitter Barbara Baedeker.    Work on a project, get help with something new or knit for a charity cause.  Drop in any Monday afternoon.

    Location: Auburn Branch
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Minecraft Challenge @ Knightsville Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Staff   401-942-2504   
   

Kids in grades 2 & up are invited to play Minecraft in a social setting while learning skills from teen volunteers and from each other. Participants play on library laptops and do not need their own accounts or devices (although they can bring them). Beginners and experienced players are welcome. Interested teens can volunteer to help with the program. Call 942-2504 to register.

    Location: Knightsville Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Teen Team/Jr. Friends Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Those in grades 6 to 12 can earn community service hours by making the library the best it can be! Join the Teen Team, which helps to plan teen programs and services for teens as well as give advice on selection of new books and other materials for teens, and/or our Junior Friends of the Library Group, which helps to raise funds for the Cranston Public Library and earn community service hours for our monthly meetings and any secial projects we work on.

                              Pizza and refreshments will be served at our meeting.

    Location: Central Library
Tuesday October 7, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Trick or Trivia @ Knightsville Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Gianlorenzo   401-942-2504   knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop into Knightsville any time in October to play Trick or Trivia! Select a question from the pumpkin, answer correctly, and win a prize instantly! Open to all ages. For more information, please call 942-2504.

    Location: Knightsville Branch
 
misc_none Trick or Trivia! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop into Oak Lawn any time in October to play Trick or Trivia! Select a question from the pumpkin, answer correctly, and win a prize instantly! Open to all ages. For more information, please call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Story Time for 2's & 3's @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Staff   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

A theme-based story time for children two and three years old and their adult caregiver. Includes stories, finger rhymes and a craft. This five week session begins Tuesday, October 7th. Registration is required and begins Tuesday, September 2nd.

[Registration required]
    Location: Central Library
 
anim_beaver 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Animal Jamboree @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   (401) 781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Auburn's Animal Jamboree Story Hour for 3s, 4s, 5s, Tuesdays at 10:30 AM.  For 3s, 4s, 5s and favorite adult.  We'll talk, read, and sing about animals: wild, domestic, and indigenous and build a book about them.  Starting with indigenous.  Black bear and beavers anyone?  Registration required.  Please call 781-6116.  

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Kick-off to Kindergarten @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Staff   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

An independent story based program for children ages 4 and 5 years old. Help your child develop social and language skills for school! This 8 week session begins Tuesday, September 30. Registration begins September 1.

Note: There is no program on November 11.

[Registration required]
    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_kidsreading1 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Beginning Reader Book Club @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Auburn's Beginning Reader Book Club, Tuesdays at 4:00 Pm.  For grades K-2.  It's like story time, only backwards!  The kids read the books and the librarian listens!  Nobody has to read alone.  Multiple copies of the books will be provided, and we'll all read out loud at the same time and do activities to expand our understanding of the stories.  Registration required.  Please call (401) 781-6116.

    Location: Auburn Branch
Wednesday October 8, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Trick or Trivia @ Knightsville Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Gianlorenzo   401-942-2504   knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop into Knightsville any time in October to play Trick or Trivia! Select a question from the pumpkin, answer correctly, and win a prize instantly! Open to all ages. For more information, please call 942-2504.

    Location: Knightsville Branch
 
misc_none Trick or Trivia! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop into Oak Lawn any time in October to play Trick or Trivia! Select a question from the pumpkin, answer correctly, and win a prize instantly! Open to all ages. For more information, please call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Staff   401-943-9080 x. 5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10 AM, but little ones from birth to age 2 1/2 can drop in any time between 10 and 11 AM to socialize and play.  At 11 AM, library staff will lead a short storytime full of rhymes and songs.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Library
 
z_cust_dfl_open_book 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library Book Group @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Auburn's Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library Book Group, Wednesdays at 4:00 PM.  For grades 3rd - 5th, This year's Kids Reading Across Rhode Island title is Escape from Mr. Lemoncell's Library by Chris Grabenstein!  Come join us.  Book and snack provided.  Registration required.  Please call (401) 781-6116.

    Location: Auburn Branch
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Board of Trustees Meeting @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ed Garcia   4019439080   edgarcia@cranstonlibrary.org
   

The Cranston Public Library Board of Trustees will meet at the Central Library. Open to the public.

    Location: Central Library
Thursday October 9, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Kick Off to Kindergarten @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Staff   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

An independent story based program for children ages 4 and 5 years old featuring stories, finger plays and a craft. A five week session begins Thursday morning, October 2nd. A second five week session will be offered afternoons at 1:30 PM beginning Thursday, November 6th. Registration is required and begins Tuesday, September 2nd.

[Registration required]
    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM 1, 2, 3, Play with Me! @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Staff   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

A drop-in story and play time for children ages 1-3 and adult caregivers. This 8-week session runs from October 2-November 20. Registration is not required.

    Location: William Hall Library
Friday October 10, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Trick or Trivia @ Knightsville Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Gianlorenzo   401-942-2504   knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop into Knightsville any time in October to play Trick or Trivia! Select a question from the pumpkin, answer correctly, and win a prize instantly! Open to all ages. For more information, please call 942-2504.

    Location: Knightsville Branch
 
misc_none Trick or Trivia! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop into Oak Lawn any time in October to play Trick or Trivia! Select a question from the pumpkin, answer correctly, and win a prize instantly! Open to all ages. For more information, please call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Fall into a story: Drop in story time for ages 1-5 @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Come join us for stories of the splendors of fall! Apples, pumpkins, leaves, and more! Each week we will read stories and do fun activities and crafts. Open to ages 1-5 with parents/caregivers, plus siblings are welcome. Registration is not required, feel free to drop on in!

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
Saturday October 11, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Trick or Trivia! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop into Oak Lawn any time in October to play Trick or Trivia! Select a question from the pumpkin, answer correctly, and win a prize instantly! Open to all ages. For more information, please call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
Monday October 13, 2014 Go To Top
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All CPL locations are closed for Columbus Day.

Tuesday October 14, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Teen Read Week! Book Drive @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Celebrate Teen Read Week at by donating books to Better World Books which supports world wide literacy! Turn someone's dream of reading into a reality by bringing in your gently used books which will be shipped to Better World Books! Teens who donate books will receive a letter of recognition.

For more information call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none Teen Read Week! Get caught reading! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens in grades 5-12 who are "caught" reading at Oak Lawn during Teen Read Week will receive an instant prize! Read a book, e-reader, website, graphic novel, or magazine! As long as you are reading, you win! You will also have a picture taken and posted onto our "Caught Reading" board!

For more information please call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none Trick or Trivia @ Knightsville Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Gianlorenzo   401-942-2504   knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop into Knightsville any time in October to play Trick or Trivia! Select a question from the pumpkin, answer correctly, and win a prize instantly! Open to all ages. For more information, please call 942-2504.

    Location: Knightsville Branch
 
misc_none Trick or Trivia! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop into Oak Lawn any time in October to play Trick or Trivia! Select a question from the pumpkin, answer correctly, and win a prize instantly! Open to all ages. For more information, please call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
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lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Story Time for 2's & 3's @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Staff   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

A theme-based story time for children two and three years old and their adult caregiver. Includes stories, finger rhymes and a craft. This five week session begins Tuesday, October 7th. Registration is required and begins Tuesday, September 2nd.

[Registration required]
    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Kick-off to Kindergarten @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Staff   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

An independent story based program for children ages 4 and 5 years old. Help your child develop social and language skills for school! This 8 week session begins Tuesday, September 30. Registration begins September 1.

Note: There is no program on November 11.

[Registration required]
    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_kids 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Talespinners @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services staff   401-943-9080 ext. 5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join us for Talespinners, a story program for children in Grades 1 and up. The program is held every third Tuesday, beginning September 23.  Registration for the fall session begins on Tuesay, September 2. Call 943-9080 ext. 5 for more information.

[Registration required]
    Location: Central Library
Wednesday October 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Teen Read Week! Book Drive @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Celebrate Teen Read Week at by donating books to Better World Books which supports world wide literacy! Turn someone's dream of reading into a reality by bringing in your gently used books which will be shipped to Better World Books! Teens who donate books will receive a letter of recognition.

For more information call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none Teen Read Week! Get caught reading! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens in grades 5-12 who are "caught" reading at Oak Lawn during Teen Read Week will receive an instant prize! Read a book, e-reader, website, graphic novel, or magazine! As long as you are reading, you win! You will also have a picture taken and posted onto our "Caught Reading" board!

For more information please call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none Trick or Trivia @ Knightsville Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Gianlorenzo   401-942-2504   knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop into Knightsville any time in October to play Trick or Trivia! Select a question from the pumpkin, answer correctly, and win a prize instantly! Open to all ages. For more information, please call 942-2504.

    Location: Knightsville Branch
 
misc_none Trick or Trivia! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop into Oak Lawn any time in October to play Trick or Trivia! Select a question from the pumpkin, answer correctly, and win a prize instantly! Open to all ages. For more information, please call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Staff   401-943-9080 x. 5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10 AM, but little ones from birth to age 2 1/2 can drop in any time between 10 and 11 AM to socialize and play.  At 11 AM, library staff will lead a short storytime full of rhymes and songs.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Mother-Daughter Book Club @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services staff   401-943-9080 ext. 5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Girls in grades 4-7, along with their favorite female adult, are invited to the Mother-Daughter Book Club at Cranston Public Library.  The fall session will be held on the third Wednesday of the month from September through December.  Copies of the books are available at the Children's Services Desk.  Registration for the fall session begins on September 2.  Share your enthusiasm for reading with other book lovers and join us for a liveley discussion.  The October title is Dealing with Dragons by Patricia Wrede.

[Registration required]
    Location: Central Library
Thursday October 16, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Kick Off to Kindergarten @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Staff   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

An independent story based program for children ages 4 and 5 years old featuring stories, finger plays and a craft. A five week session begins Thursday morning, October 2nd. A second five week session will be offered afternoons at 1:30 PM beginning Thursday, November 6th. Registration is required and begins Tuesday, September 2nd.

[Registration required]
    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM 1, 2, 3, Play with Me! @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Staff   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

A drop-in story and play time for children ages 1-3 and adult caregivers. This 8-week session runs from October 2-November 20. Registration is not required.

    Location: William Hall Library
Friday October 17, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Teen Read Week! Book Drive @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Celebrate Teen Read Week at by donating books to Better World Books which supports world wide literacy! Turn someone's dream of reading into a reality by bringing in your gently used books which will be shipped to Better World Books! Teens who donate books will receive a letter of recognition.

For more information call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
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misc_none Teen Read Week! Get caught reading! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens in grades 5-12 who are "caught" reading at Oak Lawn during Teen Read Week will receive an instant prize! Read a book, e-reader, website, graphic novel, or magazine! As long as you are reading, you win! You will also have a picture taken and posted onto our "Caught Reading" board!

For more information please call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none Trick or Trivia @ Knightsville Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Gianlorenzo   401-942-2504   knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop into Knightsville any time in October to play Trick or Trivia! Select a question from the pumpkin, answer correctly, and win a prize instantly! Open to all ages. For more information, please call 942-2504.

    Location: Knightsville Branch
 
misc_none Trick or Trivia! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop into Oak Lawn any time in October to play Trick or Trivia! Select a question from the pumpkin, answer correctly, and win a prize instantly! Open to all ages. For more information, please call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Fall into a story: Drop in story time for ages 1-5 @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend