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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  -  7:30 PM Reading in the Hall @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

September's selection for Reading in the Hall is Transatlantic by Colum McCann. William Hall Library staffer Suzy L will lead the discussion of this book, by National Book Award winner, Colum McCann.  Transatlantic tells the stories of three iconic crossings between North America and Ireland, all connected by a series of remarkable women whose personal stories are caught up in the swells of history.  This program is free and open to the public. William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall 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 x5   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
 
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
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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!@Central 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_none 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM English as a Second Language @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: William Hall 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 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Citizenship Classes @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM English as a Second Language Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Community Tai Chi @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adrienne Gallo   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

All are invited to participate in community Tai Chi with instructor Phil Goldman, each Monday at 6:30 pm.  Suggested donation: $5. This program is open to the general public and no registration is required. The William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
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
 
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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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_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Citizenship Classes @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM English as a Second Language @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available). 

    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 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM English as a Second Language @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: William Hall 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
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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
 
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
 
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
 
med_stethoscope 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM VNA of Care New England Flu Clinic Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jean   x100   
   

Flu clinic

Open to the public

 
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
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Babies' and Kids' Clothing Swap @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adrienne Gallo   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Has your baby or child outgrown his or her clothes? Is he or she in need of new clothes? Why not come to the Babies' and Kids' Clothing Swap?  Bring unwanted baby or children's clothing to donate. Please make sure it is clean, folded and organized by size.  Donated clothing will be displayed so that families may swap out too-small clothes for just-right clothes!  Kids' clothing will be on display from 1-2:30 pm. Babies' clothing will be on display from 3-4:30 pm.  First time and expectant parents are welcome, even if you don't have something to donate!  This program is free and open to the public. The William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
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misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Design a Slipper for Cinderella @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Staff   401-943-9080 ext. 5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Children ages 8-11 are invited to drop in any time between 2 and 4 PM to design a slipper for Cinderella. Participants ages 8 & up who design a slipper will be entered to win tickets to Rogers and Hammerstein's Cinderella at the Providence Performing Arts Center. (Younger children may also design a slipper, but only children ages 8 & up are eligible for the raffle.) Registration is not required.

    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_none 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM English as a Second Language @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: William Hall 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 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teens Make Movies@Central 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
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Citizenship Classes @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM English as a Second Language @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available). 
 

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Community Tai Chi @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adrienne Gallo   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

All are invited to participate in community Tai Chi with instructor Phil Goldman, each Monday at 6:30 pm.  Suggested donation: $5. This program is open to the general public and no registration is required. The William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall 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
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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
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Citizenship Classes @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM English as a Second Language @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available). 

    Location: Auburn Branch
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 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM English as a Second Language @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: William Hall 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
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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
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Xbox Games @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Stop by and play Xbox games for your chance to play Xbox360 and Kinect games each week on Wednesdays at 5:00 pm this October in the Teen Room in celebration of Teen Read Week. Can't get enough of gaming! Read about gaming while you are not playing. Check out our list of teen books about games, gamers and gaming. For grades 6 to 12

    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 10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Citizenship Classes @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Saturdays, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM RITBA Readers Club@Central 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
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misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM English as a Second Language @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: William Hall 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 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
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Citizenship Classes @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM English as a Second Language @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available). 
 

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Community Tai Chi @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adrienne Gallo   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

All are invited to participate in community Tai Chi with instructor Phil Goldman, each Monday at 6:30 pm.  Suggested donation: $5. This program is open to the general public and no registration is required. The William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall 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
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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
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Citizenship Classes @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM English as a Second Language @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available). 

    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 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM English as a Second Language @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: William Hall 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 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Xbox Games @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

 Stop by and play Xbox games for your chance to play Xbox360 and Kinect games each week on Wednesdays at 5:00 pm this October in the Teen Room in celebration of Teen Read Week. Can't get enough of gaming! Read about gaming while you are not playing. Check out our list of teen books about games, gamers and gaming. For grades 6 to 12

    Location: Central Library
 
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
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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
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Citizenship Classes @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Saturdays, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Life and Career Coaching Workshop @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adrienne Gallo   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Career and life coach Andrea Imafidon will lead a workshop on helping people in a life change, such as job or relationship transitions. Registration is required. Workshop is limited to 20 people.  Free and open to the public. William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
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_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Citizenship Classes @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM English as a Second Language @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available). 

    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 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 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM English as a Second Language @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: William Hall 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
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Xbox Games @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

 Stop by and play Xbox games for your chance to play Xbox360 and Kinect games each week on Wednesdays at 5:00 pm this October in the Teen Room in celebration of Teen Read Week. Can't get enough of gaming! Read about gaming while you are not playing. Check out our list of teen books about games, gamers and gaming. For grades 6 to 12

    Location: Central Library
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Poetry Workshop Organizational Meeting @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ocean State Poet and CCRI professor Ira Schaeffer wants you...to share poetry.  Join Ira for an informal, organizational meeting to help develop a regular workshop environment in the library for lovers and writers of poetry who would like to share, listen and learn.  This program is free and open to the public. William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

 
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
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM RI Civil War Roundtable @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adrienne Gallo   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

RI Civil War Roundtable presents Rob Goldman and Living History--14th RI Regiment Heavy Artillery. The reenactors who make up the RI 14th Regiment Heavy Artillery (colored) are high school students learning about the Civil War and an all African-American regiment by living the history of these brave soldiers. This  program is free and open to the public.  William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall 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
 
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
    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 18, 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
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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  -  12:30 PM Citizenship Classes @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Saturdays, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: William Hall Library
Sunday October 19, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Sunday Hours @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    401-943-9080   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

The Central Library will be open on Sunday from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

    Location: Central Library
Monday October 20, 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 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM English as a Second Language @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: William Hall 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 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 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Citizenship Classes @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM English as a Second Language @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available). 
 

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Community Tai Chi @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adrienne Gallo   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

All are invited to participate in community Tai Chi with instructor Phil Goldman, each Monday at 6:30 pm.  Suggested donation: $5. This program is open to the general public and no registration is required. The William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
Tuesday October 21, 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
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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
 
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
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Citizenship Classes @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM English as a Second Language @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available). 

    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 In the Garden of Beasts (non-fiction).  Remarkable true story set during Hitler's rise to power involving America's Ambassador.

 

    Location: Central Library
Wednesday October 22, 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 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM English as a Second Language @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: William Hall Library
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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 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Xbox Games @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

 Stop by and play Xbox games for your chance to play Xbox360 and Kinect games each week on Wednesdays at 5:00 pm this October in the Teen Room in celebration of Teen Read Week. Can't get enough of gaming! Read about gaming while you are not playing. Check out our list of teen books about games, gamers and gaming. For grades 6 to 12

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Reading in the Hall @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adrienne Gallo   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

This month, Reading in the Hall presents Double Bind by Chris Bohjalian.  This literary thriller with references to (and including characters from) The Great Gatsby takes readers on a haunting journey through one woman's obsession with uncovering a dark secret.  This program is free and open to the public. William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
Thursday October 23, 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
 
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 In the Garden of Beasts (non-fiction).  Remarkable true story set during Hitler's rise to power involving America's Ambassador.

 

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Minecraft Club @Central: October Spooktacular 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!  There will only be one winner in this Halloween-themed, after hours event!  There will be pizza, soft drinks, and prizes!  Attendees are encouraged to wear a costume!  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
Friday October 24, 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 25, 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
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Citizenship Classes @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Saturdays, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM The Aristocats @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adrienne Gallo   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join us for the first installment of the 2014 fall concert series for  The Aristocats. This swing/jazz band almost 20 years and plays songs from the great American song book in a swing/jazz style.  The Aristocats are:  Nat Piccirilly (guitar and banjo), Bob Petteruti (upright bass), Joseph Holtzman (drums), and Lloyd Kaplan (clarinet, saxophone, and vocals).  This program is free and open to the public.  William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

This program is made possible through the generosity of Dave and Judy Pelkey.

    Location: William Hall Library
Sunday October 26, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Sunday Hours @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    401-943-9080   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

The Central Library will be open on Sunday from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

    Location: Central Library
Monday October 27, 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 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM English as a Second Language @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: William Hall 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 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.

[Registration required]
    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Citizenship Classes @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM English as a Second Language @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available). 
 

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Community Tai Chi @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adrienne Gallo   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

All are invited to participate in community Tai Chi with instructor Phil Goldman, each Monday at 6:30 pm.  Suggested donation: $5. This program is open to the general public and no registration is required. The William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
Tuesday October 28, 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
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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
 
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 Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan.
 

 

"All the best secrets are hidden in plain sight. The trick is to notice the secret in front of you. Sloan's debut novel takes the reader on a dazzling and flat-out fun adventure, winding through the interstices between the literary and the digital realms." -- Kirkus Reviews
 

 

 

    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_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Citizenship Classes @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM English as a Second Language @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available). 

    Location: Auburn Branch
Wednesday October 29, 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 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM English as a Second Language @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: William Hall 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
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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
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Xbox Games @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

 Stop by and play Xbox games for your chance to play Xbox360 and Kinect games each week on Wednesdays at 5:00 pm this October in the Teen Room in celebration of Teen Read Week. Can't get enough of gaming! Read about gaming while you are not playing. Check out our list of teen books about games, gamers and gaming. For grades 6 to 12

    Location: Central Library
 
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 In the Garden of Beasts (non-fiction).  Remarkable true story set during Hitler's rise to power involving America's Ambassador.

 

    Location: Central Library
Thursday October 30, 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 31, 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
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Trick or treat @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop by the Oak Lawn Branch from 2-5pm in your costume on Halloween before you go trick or treating for a special treat! Open to all ages! For more information, please call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
Saturday November 1, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Citizenship Classes @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Saturdays, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Party@ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Fans of the Hunger games, celebrate the movie debut of the Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part1 with good fun games and a contest for your chance to win a pair of movie tickets. This program is open to those in grades 6 and up To register call 943-9080 ext. 121 or email teens@ cranstonlibrary.org

Those in grades 6-12 who volunteer to help with program can earn community service hours. Call 943-9080 X 121 or email teens@cranstonlibrary.org to volunteer,

[Registration required]
    Location: Central Library
Sunday November 2, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Sunday Hours @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    401-943-9080   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

The Central Library will be open on Sunday from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

    Location: Central Library
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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Berlin: 70 Tears after the Holocaust @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Johnson   401-943-9080 x.6   bethjohnson@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Cranston Public Library in conjunction with the Holocaust Education and Resource Center of Rhode Island will present a lectue by Helen Kagan entitled Berlin: 70 Years After the Holocaust. 

Helen Kagan, a participant and officer in the Harvard Lifelong Learning Seminars and a member of Phi Alpha Theta, the National History Honor Society, has traveled extensively and will speak about the topic from personal experience as well as extensive research.  Kagan attended the Boston Public Schools, graduated from URI and RIC and has taught in the Providence Public Schools and CCRI. 

    Location: Central Library
Monday November 3, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM English as a Second Language @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: William Hall 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 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
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Citizenship Classes @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM English as a Second Language @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available). 
 

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Community Tai Chi @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adrienne Gallo   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

All are invited to participate in community Tai Chi with instructor Phil Goldman, each Monday at 6:30 pm.  Suggested donation: $5. This program is open to the general public and no registration is required. The William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
Tuesday November 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Wimpy Week @ Oak Lawn! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

To celebrate the release of the newest Diary of a Wimpy Kid book, Oak Lawn will host a wimpy week celebration! Come by any day during the week of November 4th to complete activity sheets and Wimpy Kid trivia. Take a picture with our Greg cardboard cutout!Enter the raffle for Wimpy Kid books and other prizes!

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
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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
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Citizenship Classes @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM English as a Second Language @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available). 
 

    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 November 5, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Wimpy Week @ Oak Lawn! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

To celebrate the release of the newest Diary of a Wimpy Kid book, Oak Lawn will host a wimpy week celebration! Come by any day during the week of November 4th to complete activity sheets and Wimpy Kid trivia. Take a picture with our Greg cardboard cutout!Enter the raffle for Wimpy Kid books and other prizes!

For more information, please call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM English as a Second Language @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: William Hall 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
 
holiday_ghost 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, November 5 is "Get the Shivers".  We'll discuss Doll Bones (Holly Black), Legend of the Ghost Dog (Elizabeth Cody Kimmel), Rump: the True Story of Rumpelstiltskin (Liesl Shurtliff) and Bats: Biggest! Littlest! (Sandra Markle)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 November 6, 2014 Go To Top
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
 
misc_kidsreading1 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM 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. This five week session begins Thursday afternoon at 1:30 PM November 6th. Registration is required and begins Tuesday, September 2nd.

[Registration required]
    Location: Central Library
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Friday November 7, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Wimpy Week @ Oak Lawn! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

To celebrate the release of the newest Diary of a Wimpy Kid book, Oak Lawn will host a wimpy week celebration! Come by any day during the week of November 4th to complete activity sheets and Wimpy Kid trivia. Take a picture with our Greg cardboard cutout!Enter the raffle for Wimpy Kid books and other prizes!

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 November 8, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Wimpy Week @ Oak Lawn! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
   

To celebrate the release of the newest Diary of a Wimpy Kid book, Oak Lawn will host a wimpy week celebration! Come by any day during the week of November 4th to complete activity sheets and Wimpy Kid trivia. Take a picture with our Greg cardboard cutout!Enter the raffle for Wimpy Kid books and other prizes!

For more information, please call 942-1787.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Citizenship Classes @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Saturdays, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: William Hall Library
Sunday November 9, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Sunday Hours @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    401-943-9080   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

The Central Library will be open on Sunday from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

    Location: Central Library
Monday November 10, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM English as a Second Language @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: William Hall 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 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Citizenship Classes @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available).  

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM English as a Second Language @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Classes are Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Annual $25 registration fee covers all classes. (Financial hardship waivers available). 
 

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Sew Seeds of Love @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adrienne Gallo   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

A motivated, generous band of volunteer sewists organized to sew for local and global charitable organizations. To date, we have made contributions to Little Dresses for Africa, Britches for Boys, RI Foster Kids and Children, the RI Women's Center Shelter and Hasbro Children's Hospital among others. We are currently looking for like-minded individuals in our community to join our cause. Beware, you may just have too much fun!

The Projects:  All projects are designed for nearly any level of sewing experience. If you have many years to just a beginning knowledge and skill. We work together on the same projects in order to help one another.

To Bring:  Sewing machine, sewing tools, a work light (if you have/need one), fabric and supplies appropriate for each project of the month, a willing spirit,looking for a fun time with like-minded sewists.

What is supplied:  Sewing area, Ironing station, Patterns for the monthly projects.

What you need to do to join in the projects: Sign up at the Wm. Hall Library desk by leaving your name, email and phone number. I will get in touch with you by email to provide information on the projects digitally.

When do we meet:  We meet once per month on Monday night from 6:00 to 8:30 pm in the Program Room of the Wm. Hall Library beginning in November.

This program is open to the public and the William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

 
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Community Tai Chi @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adrienne Gallo   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

All are invited to participate in community Tai Chi with instructor Phil Goldman, each Monday at 6:30 pm.  Suggested donation: $5. This program is open to the general public and no registration is required. The William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
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Tuesday November 11, 2014 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All CPL locations are closed for Veterans Day.

Wednesday November 12, 2014