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Friday May 27, 2016 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF Auburn Branch Library Closed for Renovations Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Auburn Branch Library will be closed Thursday 5/26 - Monday 5/30 for renovations.  

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Learning Lounge @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katherine   401-943-9080 x4   c-lab@cranstonlibrary.org
   

The Learning Lounge is a time for adults to achieve their learning goals in a technology assisted environment with guidance and support from experienced teachers and librarians. Discover and use digital resources for learning and career needs while you learn with and from your peers. Receive assistance with improving your math English, and writing skills, studying for the GED, finding a job, or learning computer basics. The service is free and no appointments or reservations needed. Laptops are available to use or feel free to bring your own device.

    Location: Central Library C Lab
Saturday May 28, 2016 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF Auburn Branch Library Closed for Renovations Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Auburn Branch Library will be closed Thursday 5/26 - Monday 5/30 for renovations.  

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Smartphone & Tablet Club @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Department   401-943-9080 x4   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Feel free to drop in anytime and get your questions answered about your mobile device.

No registration required.

    Location: Central Library C Lab
 
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
   

Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) offers preparation classes for adults who want to become United States citizens.  $25 annual registration fee (waived for those on state assistance). William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
Monday May 30, 2016 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All CPL locations will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30

    Location: All Locations
Tuesday May 31, 2016 Go To Top
school_esl 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM ESL Conversation Class @ Central - CANCELLED 5/31 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Bourret     cbourret@provlib.org
   

No class on Tuesday, May 31. The class will resume on Tuesday, June 7.

ESL students, please join us for "Conversation Class."  Practice speaking English with other learners just like you!  This class is free and you may register when you arrive.  

    Location: Central Seminar Room
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Open Technology Time @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katherine   401-943-9080 x4   c-lab@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop-in time where you can learn about or use the new technology we have in the C-Lab, like our 3-D printer, vinyl to MP3 Converter, VHS to DVD converter, or photo printer. Or, use our laptop computers to practice what you learned in our computer classes. This time can be self-paced and independent or with assistance from a librarian. No registration required.

    Location: Central Library C Lab
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Beyond Board Game Night @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katy Dorchies   401-943-9080 x105   katydorchies@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Enter the world of designer board games for the first time, or bring your own games and play with friends. Play at the beginners table and learn Ticket to Ride with designer board game enthusiast, John McCarthy. Bring your teen children for quality family time, or bring your friends and enjoy a game night on us.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
Wednesday June 1, 2016 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
   

Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) offers English as a second language classes for adults each Monday and Wednesday morning.  $25 registration fee (waived for those on state assistance).  William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
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Thursday June 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Computer Basics: Part One @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Department   (401) 943-9080 x4   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Computer Basics is a four week course for beginners. Part 1 covers how to use the computer mouse and keyboard.

No registration required.

    Location: Central Library C Lab
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM 1, 2, 3, Play with Me! @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elise   401-781-2450   epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
   

An hour-long story and playtime for children ages 3 and under and their caregivers. Join us for toys, rhymes, songs, and (of course) a story! No registration is required. Please note that the library is closed at this time and entrance is accessible only by using the back door from the parking lot.

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Citizenship Classes @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) offers preparation classes for adults who want to become United States citizens.  $25 annual registration fee (waived for those on state assistance). William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
Saturday June 4, 2016 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
   

Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) offers preparation classes for adults who want to become United States citizens.  $25 annual registration fee (waived for those on state assistance). William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Blue Door Studio Art Reception Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Claudia Venditto     
    Location: Central Meeting Room
Monday June 6, 2016 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
   

Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) offers English as a second language classes for adults each Monday and Wednesday morning.  $25 registration fee (waived for those on state assistance).  William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Knit and Crochet Crafters @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen McGrath   401-781-6116   auburn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Do you like to knit or crochet?  Do you need some help with a 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.

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Teen Team @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 x121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Help the library be all it can be! Share your thoughts on the selection of teen materials and programs. Pizza will be served, and community service hours can be earned. Please phone 401-943-9080 x121 or email teens@cranstonlibrary.org to resgister for this meeting. Following our meeting a teens' choice movie will be shown on the big screen. Popcorn will be served.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Adult Ping-Pong Nights @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elise   401-781-2450   epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join us for a few rounds of ping-pong and good company! Adult Ping-Pong Nights are held on the first and third* Mondays of the month in the auditorium. No registration is required, but let us know if you would like to be added to our mailing list.

*Exception: The second June ping-pong night will be held on the fourth Monday of the month.

    Location: William Hall Library
Tuesday June 7, 2016 Go To Top
school_esl 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM ESL Conversation Class @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Bourret     cbourret@provlib.org
   

ESL students, please join us for "Conversation Class."  Practice speaking English with other learners just like you!  This class is free and you may register when you arrive.  

    Location: Central Seminar Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
Wednesday June 8, 2016 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
   

Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) offers English as a second language classes for adults each Monday and Wednesday morning.  $25 registration fee (waived for those on state assistance).  William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
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lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Volunteer Training @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 x121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Training for Teen Summer Volunteers will take place from 6:00 to 7:30 PM in the Central Library Meeting Room.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Creative Writing Group @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jennifer DelSignore   401-744-3660   
    Location: Central Seminar Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM DIY Wednesdays @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katy Dorchies   401-943-9080 x105   katydorchies@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join us on the first Wednesday of each month for an evening of crafting for adults. Stay tuned for a description of this month's project! This program is free and open to the public. William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Cranston Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ed Garcia   401-943-9080   edgarcia@cranstonlibrary.org
    Location: Auburn Branch
Thursday June 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Library Closed for Staff Training @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Cranston Public Library Central location will be closed the morning of June 9 from 9 am - 12 noon for staff training.  We will be open from 12 pm - 5 pm.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Citizenship Classes @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) offers preparation classes for adults who want to become United States citizens.  $25 annual registration fee (waived for those on state assistance). William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
Saturday June 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Smartphone & Tablet Drop-In Session @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Department   (401) 943-9080 x4   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Stop by anytime during this session and get your questions answered about your smartphone or tablet.

No registration required.

    Location: Central Library C Lab
 
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
   

Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) offers preparation classes for adults who want to become United States citizens.  $25 annual registration fee (waived for those on state assistance). William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
Monday June 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Knit and Crochet Crafters @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen McGrath   401-781-6116   auburn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Do you like to knit or crochet?  Do you need some help with a 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.

    Location: Auburn Branch
Tuesday June 14, 2016 Go To Top
school_esl 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM ESL Conversation Class @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Bourret     cbourret@provlib.org
   

ESL students, please join us for "Conversation Class."  Practice speaking English with other learners just like you!  This class is free and you may register when you arrive.  

    Location: Central Seminar Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Spring Into Essential Oils: Medicine Cabinet Makeover @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katy Dorchies   401-943-9080 x105   katydorchies@cranstonlibrary.org
   

From home, skin and health care, to anxiety and stress management, essential oils have become a popular tool for many. Learn all about the approaches and methods of utilizing these oils with our four-part "Spring Into Essential Oils" series. This third class, "Medicine Cabinet Makeover," will explore how to use essential oils to enhance family health, for natural pest control, safe skin care, and more. This free class series will be led by doTerra Wellness Consultants Sydelle Stinson and Linda Daley. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
Wednesday June 15, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
Thursday June 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Computer Basics: Part Two @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Department   (401) 943-9080 x4   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Computer Basics is a four week course for beginners. Part 2 covers how to navigate the computer desktop, files, and programs.

No registration required.

    Location: Central Library C Lab
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM 1, 2, 3, Play with Me! @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elise   401-781-2450   epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
   

An hour-long story and playtime for children ages 3 and under and their caregivers. Join us for toys, rhymes, songs, and (of course) a story! No registration is required. Please note that the library is closed at this time and entrance is accessible only by using the back door from the parking lot.

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Citizenship Classes @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) offers preparation classes for adults who want to become United States citizens.  $25 annual registration fee (waived for those on state assistance). William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
Monday June 20, 2016 Go To Top
rec_runner.GIF 1:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Summer Kickoff Week @ Knightsville Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Gianlorenzo   401-942-2504   knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
   

On your mark, get set, read!  Drop by Knightsville during the week of June 20th to sign up for our summer programs.  Learn about our events and how to join our reading race!  Open to preschool through high school ages.

    Location: Knightsville Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Knit and Crochet Crafters @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen McGrath   401-781-6116   auburn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Do you like to knit or crochet?  Do you need some help with a 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.

    Location: Auburn Branch
Tuesday June 21, 2016 Go To Top
rec_runner.GIF 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Summer Kickoff Week @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oak Lawn Staff   401-942-1787   oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

On your mark, get set, read! Drop by Oak Lawn the week of June 21st to sign up for our summer programs! Learn about our events and how to join our reading race! Open to preschool through high school ages.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
rec_runner.GIF 11:00 AM  -  6:00 PM Summer Kickoff Week @ Knightsville Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Gianlorenzo   401-942-2504   knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
   

On your mark, get set, read!  Drop by Knightsville during the week of June 20th to sign up for our summer programs.  Learn about our events and how to join our reading race!  Open to preschool through high school ages.

    Location: Knightsville Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Discussion Group @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: M. Berry   401-943-9080 x 6   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join in the discussion!

    Location: Central Meeting Room
Wednesday June 22, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
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rec_runner.GIF 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Summer Kickoff Week @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oak Lawn Staff   401-942-1787   oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

On your mark, get set, read! Drop by Oak Lawn the week of June 21st to sign up for our summer programs! Learn about our events and how to join our reading race! Open to preschool through high school ages.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
rec_runner.GIF 11:00 AM  -  6:00 PM Summer Kickoff Week @ Knightsville Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Gianlorenzo   401-942-2504   knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
   

On your mark, get set, read!  Drop by Knightsville during the week of June 20th to sign up for our summer programs.  Learn about our events and how to join our reading race!  Open to preschool through high school ages.

    Location: Knightsville Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Creative Writing Group @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jennifer DelSignore   401-744-3660   
    Location: Central Seminar Room
 
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
   

Stay tuned for this month's selection. This program is free and open to the public. William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

 

 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Discussion Group @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: M. Berry   401-943-9080 x 6   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join in the discussion!

    Location: Central Meeting Room
Thursday June 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Computer Basics: Part Three @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Department   (401) 943-9080 x4   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Computer Basics is a four week course for beginners. Part 3 covers how to navigate the internet and use Google.

No registration required.

    Location: Central Library C Lab
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM 1, 2, 3, Play with Me! @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elise   401-781-2450   epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
   

An hour-long story and playtime for children ages 3 and under and their caregivers. Join us for toys, rhymes, songs, and (of course) a story! No registration is required. Please note that the library is closed at this time and entrance is accessible only by using the back door from the parking lot.

    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: M. Berry   401-943-9080 x 6   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join in the discussion!

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
lib_bookflipping 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Book Discussion Group @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: M. Berry   401-943-9080 x 6   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join in the discussion!

    Location: Central Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Citizenship Classes @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) offers preparation classes for adults who want to become United States citizens.  $25 annual registration fee (waived for those on state assistance). William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
Friday June 24, 2016 Go To Top
rec_runner.GIF 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Summer Kickoff Week @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oak Lawn Staff   401-942-1787   oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

On your mark, get set, read! Drop by Oak Lawn the week of June 21st to sign up for our summer programs! Learn about our events and how to join our reading race! Open to preschool through high school ages.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
rec_dance2 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM 1,2,3 Move with me! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

This active half-hour music and movement program encourages children to dance, sing, and learn hand motions to favorite childhood songs. Enhance your child's language development through melody, rhythm, and rhyme!  Open to all ages. Registration is not required.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
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rec_runner.GIF 11:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Summer Kickoff Week @ Knightsville Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Gianlorenzo   401-942-2504   knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
   

On your mark, get set, read!  Drop by Knightsville during the week of June 20th to sign up for our summer programs.  Learn about our events and how to join our reading race!  Open to preschool through high school ages.

    Location: Knightsville Branch
Saturday June 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Windows 10 Demo @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Department   (401) 943-9080 x4   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join us for an overview of Windows 10 and see how it differs from previous Windows operating systems.

No registration required.

    Location: Central Library C Lab
 
rec_runner.GIF 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Summer Kickoff Week @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oak Lawn Staff   401-942-1787   oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

On your mark, get set, read! Drop by Oak Lawn the week of June 21st to sign up for our summer programs! Learn about our events and how to join our reading race! Open to preschool through high school ages.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
Monday June 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Knit and Crochet Crafters @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen McGrath   401-781-6116   auburn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Do you like to knit or crochet?  Do you need some help with a 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.

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
ent_microphone1 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Eric Fulford @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   401-781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

   Eric will put on a fast-paced, audience-driven show with impromptu illustrations telling the story of a student athlete who uses his or her talents to save the day!  We will begin passing out tickets at 2:00 PM in the children's area of the library.  Looking forward to seeing you there.

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Adult Ping-Pong Nights @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elise   401-781-2450   epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join us for a few rounds of ping-pong and good company! Adult Ping-Pong Nights are held on the first and third* Mondays of the month in the auditorium. No registration is required, but let us know if you would like to be added to our mailing list.

*Exception: The second June ping-pong night will be held on the fourth Monday of the month.

    Location: William Hall Library
Tuesday June 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Kick Off to Kindergarten @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

An independent story based program for children ages 4 and 5 years old. Features stories and a craft. Registration is required and begins Wednesday, June 1st. The seven week session begins Tuesday, June 28th and ends Tuesday, August 9th.

    Location: Central Children's Program Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM 1,2,3 Read With Me @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   401-781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Ages 1-3 years. Older siblings welcome.  A thirty minute story time which combines music and movement with reading and a craft to create a fun first experience at the library.  Registration required.  Registration period runs from June 20 - 25th. 
 

 
    Location: Auburn Branch
 
rec_scissors&glue 11:00 AM  -  6:00 PM Drop-In Craft @ Knightsville Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Gianlorenzo   401-942-2504   knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
   

All ages are invited to drop in between 11:00 am and 6:00 pm to make a fun craft!  All materials provided.  No registration required.

    Location: Knightsville Branch
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Tuesdays:Fencing Demo by Alex Ripa of Rhode Island Fencing Academy & Club @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080x121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Explore fencing, one of the original nine sports of the modern Olympic Games with Alex Ripa, Head Coach an owner of the Rhode Island Fencing Academy and Club. Alex, who coaches the foil/epee at Brown University and coaches successful international competitors, will lead an exciting demo. Find out more about this sport which challenges both the mind and body and develops confidence, empowerment, character and skill. This program is open to those in grades 6 to12 and their families.  Please register for this program.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Beyond Board Game Night @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katy Dorchies   401-943-9080 x105   katydorchies@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Enter the world of designer board games for the first time, or bring your own games and play with friends. Play at the beginners table and learn Settlers of Catan with designer board game enthusiast, John McCarthy. Bring your teen children for quality family time, or bring your friends and enjoy a game night on us.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Magician Lon Cerel @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adrienne Gallo   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Kids of all ages are invited to witness the astounding magic of Lon Cerel! Join us on the lawn for a performance by one of Rhode Island's best known magicians.  This program is free and open to the public. Please bring your own chairs or blanket for sitting. All are welcome to bring snacks and soft drinks. William Hall Library is handicapped accessible and will be open during the performance.

    Location: William Hall Library
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
Wednesday June 29, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Early Readers Read With Me @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   401-781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Grades K- 2. Come explore the world of Early Readers.  Each child will be offered a chance to pick out an Early Reader of their choice to be read by the librarian as well as reading titles together. Registration required. Registration period runs from June 20 - June 25.

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_teens 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Jennifer Rolfsema @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   401-781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

     

Bring out the inner artist in your teen with a hosted library paint party!  Limited to 8 - 10 participants please call ahead to reserve spot.

 
    Location: Auburn Branch
Thursday June 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Computer Basics: Part Four @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Department   (401) 943-9080 x4   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Computer Basics is a four week course for beginners. Part 4 will cover email and internet safety. To sign up for an email, you will need to bring a cell phone that can receive text messages.

No registration required.

    Location: Central Library C Lab
 
misc_kidsreading1 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 Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Thursday Mornings June 30 - August 11 from 10:00 to10:30 AM

A weekly story program for children 2 & 3 years of age and their adult care givers. This seven-week session includes stories and a craft.

Registration is required and begins Wednesday, June 1st.

    Location: Central Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM 1, 2, 3, Play with Me! @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elise   401-781-2450   epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
   

An hour-long story and playtime for children ages 3 and under and their caregivers. Join us for toys, rhymes, songs, and (of course) a story! No registration is required. Please note that the library is closed at this time and entrance is accessible only by using the back door from the parking lot.

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Bwana Iguana @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Citizenship Classes @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) offers preparation classes for adults who want to become United States citizens.  $25 annual registration fee (waived for those on state assistance). William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Summer Concert: Transmission @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adrienne Gallo   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Everyone is invited to kickoff the summer concert series on the lawn of William Hall Library with Transmission. Their brand of classic rock is sure to get everyone dancing.  This program is sponsored by Cranston Parks and Recreation Department and is free and open to the public.  Please bring your own chair or blanket for sitting. All are welcome to bring their own snacks and soft drinks. William Hall Library is handicapped accessible and will be open during the concert.

    Location: William Hall Library
Friday July 1, 2016 Go To Top
rec_dance2 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM 1,2,3 Move with me! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

This active half-hour music and movement program encourages children to dance, sing, and learn hand motions to favorite childhood songs. Enhance your child's language development through melody, rhythm, and rhyme!  Open to all ages. Registration is not required.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
Monday July 4, 2016 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All CPL locations will be closed on Independence Day, Monday, July 4

    Location: All Locations
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Tuesday July 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Kick Off to Kindergarten @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

An independent story based program for children ages 4 and 5 years old. Features stories and a craft. Registration is required and begins Wednesday, June 1st. The seven week session begins Tuesday, June 28th and ends Tuesday, August 9th.

    Location: Central Children's Program Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM 1,2,3 Read With Me @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   401-781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Ages 1-3 years. Older siblings welcome.  A thirty minute story time which combines music and movement with reading and a craft to create a fun first experience at the library.  Registration required.  Registration period runs from June 20 - 25th. 
 

 
    Location: Auburn Branch
 
rec_scissors&glue 11:00 AM  -  6:00 PM Drop-In Craft @ Knightsville Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Gianlorenzo   401-942-2504   knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
   

All ages are invited to drop in between 11:00 am and 6:00 pm to make a fun craft!  All materials provided.  No registration required.

    Location: Knightsville Branch
 
rec_runner.GIF 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Eric Fulford @ Knightsville Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Gianlorenzo   401-942-2504   knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Eric will put on a fast-paced, audience-driven show with impromptu illustrations telling the story of a student athlete who uses his or her talents to save the day!  Recommended for ages 5 and older. Registration is not required, but space is limited so please arrive one half hour before the program for a ticket.

    Location: Knightsville Branch
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Tuesdays: Play Video Games & Boardwalk-style Games Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 x 121   tens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play Xbox360 and Wii video games and/or test your skill at classic carnival games like giant Tic -Tac -Toe Frisbee, Bean Bag Toss, Lucky Duck, & more to win prizes and impress your friends. Please register for this program open to grades 6-12. 

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
Wednesday July 6, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Early Readers Read With Me @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   401-781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Grades K- 2. Come explore the world of Early Readers.  Each child will be offered a chance to pick out an Early Reader of their choice to be read by the librarian as well as reading titles together. Registration required. Registration period runs from June 20 - June 25.

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
rec_martial_arts.GIF 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Rising Sun Jiu-Jitsu @ Knightsville Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Gianlorenzo   401-942-2504   knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Ages 10 and up will learn basic self-defense during this fun, fast-paced workshop that will teach them how to solve problems without violence, as well as teach some simple, safe techniques to defend against bullies and strangers. Registration is required.

    Location: Knightsville Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM DIY Wednesdays @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katy Dorchies   401-943-9080 x105   katydorchies@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join us on the first Wednesday of each month for an evening of crafting for adults. Stay tuned for a description of this month's project! This program is free and open to the public. William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
Thursday July 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 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 Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Thursday Mornings June 30 - August 11 from 10:00 to10:30 AM

A weekly story program for children 2 & 3 years of age and their adult care givers. This seven-week session includes stories and a craft.

Registration is required and begins Wednesday, June 1st.

    Location: Central Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM 1, 2, 3, Play with Me! @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elise   401-781-2450   epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
   

An hour-long story and playtime for children ages 3 and under and their caregivers. Join us for toys, rhymes, songs, and (of course) a story! No registration is required. Please note that the library is closed at this time and entrance is accessible only by using the back door from the parking lot.

    Location: William Hall Library
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misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Casey Farms Colonial Games @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elise   401-781-2450   epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
   

In this program, participants learn about games that were popular in the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. Come and play with us in the past! Suggested for children ages 6 and up.

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Citizenship Classes @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) offers preparation classes for adults who want to become United States citizens.  $25 annual registration fee (waived for those on state assistance). William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Summer Concert: Nightlife Orchestra @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adrienne Gallo   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

The summer concert series on the lawn of William Hall Library continues with the Nightlife Orchestra. Join us for an evening of big band favorites. All are invited. This program is sponsored by Cranston Parks and Recreation Department and is free and open to the public.  Please bring your own chair or blanket for sitting. All are welcome to bring their own snacks and soft drinks. William Hall Library is handicapped accessible and will be open during the concert.

    Location: William Hall Library
Friday July 8, 2016 Go To Top
rec_dance2 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM 1,2,3 Move with me! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

This active half-hour music and movement program encourages children to dance, sing, and learn hand motions to favorite childhood songs. Enhance your child's language development through melody, rhythm, and rhyme!  Open to all ages. Registration is not required.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
ent_magic 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM The Great Baldini! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oak Lawn Staff   401-942-1787   oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join the Great Baldini and his assistant Skinny on a magical journey! Recommended for ages 4 and older. Registration is not required, but space is limited so please arrive half hour before the program for a ticket.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
Monday July 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Bwana Iguana! @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   401-781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Bwana Iguana Reptile Adventure is a fun, and interactive reptile show that allows the audience to get up close and personal with some common, as well as exotic reptiles. Ray Ward's level of enthusiasm, coupled with his sense of humor keeps the crowd entertained, while also educating them about these mysterious animals, too. It's always a fun time, and kids truly love it. The kids will be running to the book shelves to learn more when Ray inspires them to get "On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!"

    Location: Auburn Branch
Tuesday July 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Kick Off to Kindergarten @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

An independent story based program for children ages 4 and 5 years old. Features stories and a craft. Registration is required and begins Wednesday, June 1st. The seven week session begins Tuesday, June 28th and ends Tuesday, August 9th.

    Location: Central Children's Program Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM 1,2,3 Read With Me @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   401-781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Ages 1-3 years. Older siblings welcome.  A thirty minute story time which combines music and movement with reading and a craft to create a fun first experience at the library.  Registration required.  Registration period runs from June 20 - 25th. 
 

 
    Location: Auburn Branch
 
rec_scissors&glue 11:00 AM  -  6:00 PM Drop-In Craft @ Knightsville Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Gianlorenzo   401-942-2504   knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
   

All ages are invited to drop in between 11:00 am and 6:00 pm to make a fun craft!  All materials provided.  No registration required.

    Location: Knightsville Branch
 
rec_games 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Family Games @ Knightsville Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Gianlorenzo   401-942-2504   knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Families are invited to join us for board games, Minecraft and more!  No registration required. 

    Location: Knightsville Branch
 
ent_note 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Zumba Kids! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Grab your friends and move like no one is watching! Zumba Kids is the dance-fitness party where we play it loud and rock with friends to our own rules! Open to ages 7-11. Registration is required and will begin June 21st. This class is taught by a licensed Zumba instructor.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM The Toe Jam Puppet Band @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adrienne Gallo   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join us on the lawn for a performance by favorite children's performers The Toe Jam Puppet Band.  This program is free and open to the public. Please bring your own chairs or blanket for sitting. All are welcome to bring snacks and soft drinks. William Hall Library is handicapped accessible and will be open during the performance.

    Location: William Hall Library
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
Wednesday July 13, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Early Readers Read With Me @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   401-781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Grades K- 2. Come explore the world of Early Readers.  Each child will be offered a chance to pick out an Early Reader of their choice to be read by the librarian as well as reading titles together. Registration required. Registration period runs from June 20 - June 25.

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
rec_legoguy 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM 3D Printing for teens! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oak Lawn Staff   401-942-1787   oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Come print out your own creation on our 3D printers! Use the program Tinkercad to design an item and then watch it print layer by layer! Space is limited for this program, so please register beginning July 1st. For teens entering grades 5 and up.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Eric Fulford Improv @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elise   401-781-2450   epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Exercise your body and mind in this improv comedy workshop as you invent scenes and play hilarious improv games. For participants Grades 6 and up.

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Cranston Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ed Garcia   401-943-9080   edgarcia@cranstonlibrary.org
    Location: Central Seminar Room
Thursday July 14, 2016 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 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 Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Thursday Mornings June 30 - August 11 from 10:00 to10:30 AM

A weekly story program for children 2 & 3 years of age and their adult care givers. This seven-week session includes stories and a craft.

Registration is required and begins Wednesday, June 1st.

    Location: Central Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM 1, 2, 3, Play with Me! @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elise   401-781-2450   epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
   

An hour-long story and playtime for children ages 3 and under and their caregivers. Join us for toys, rhymes, songs, and (of course) a story! No registration is required. Please note that the library is closed at this time and entrance is accessible only by using the back door from the parking lot.

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM 3D Printing Drop-In for Kids @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elise   401-781-2450   epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Check out our 3D Printers in action and try your hand at design! For kids in Grades 3 and up on their own, younger children must be accompanied by an adult. 

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Citizenship Classes @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) offers preparation classes for adults who want to become United States citizens.  $25 annual registration fee (waived for those on state assistance). William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Summer Concert: Branded @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adrienne Gallo   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join us for the third week of the summer concert series on the lawn of William Hall Library with the Branded. Fans of country music and oldies should wear their dancing shoes!  All are invited. This program is sponsored by Cranston Parks and Recreation Department and is free and open to the public.  Please bring your own chair or blanket for sitting. All are welcome to bring their own snacks and soft drinks. William Hall Library is handicapped accessible and will be open during the concert.

    Location: William Hall Library
Friday July 15, 2016 Go To Top
rec_dance2 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM 1,2,3 Move with me! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

This active half-hour music and movement program encourages children to dance, sing, and learn hand motions to favorite childhood songs. Enhance your child's language development through melody, rhythm, and rhyme!  Open to all ages. Registration is not required.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
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anim_turtle 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Bwana Iguana! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oak Lawn Staff   401-942-1787   oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Bwana Iguana Reptile Adventure is a fun, and interactive reptile show that allows the audience to get up close and personal with some common, as well as exotic reptiles. Recommended for ages 4 and older. Registration is not required, but space is limited so please arrive half hour before the program for a ticket.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
Monday July 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Joseph Theroux @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   401-781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

     Storyteller Joe Theroux shares the stories of eight animals who battle in a single elimination tournament to be crowned the World Champion of the Animal Kingdom!

    Location: Auburn Branch
Tuesday July 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Kick Off to Kindergarten @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

An independent story based program for children ages 4 and 5 years old. Features stories and a craft. Registration is required and begins Wednesday, June 1st. The seven week session begins Tuesday, June 28th and ends Tuesday, August 9th.

    Location: Central Children's Program Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM 1,2,3 Read With Me @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   401-781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Ages 1-3 years. Older siblings welcome.  A thirty minute story time which combines music and movement with reading and a craft to create a fun first experience at the library.  Registration required.  Registration period runs from June 20 - 25th. 
 

 
    Location: Auburn Branch
 
rec_scissors&glue 11:00 AM  -  6:00 PM Drop-In Craft @ Knightsville Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Gianlorenzo   401-942-2504   knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
   

All ages are invited to drop in between 11:00 am and 6:00 pm to make a fun craft!  All materials provided.  No registration required.

    Location: Knightsville Branch
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Tuesdays: Dean Watts, Rising Sun Jiu-Jitsu @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   Teens@ cranstonlibary.org
   

In this fun fast-paced workshop teens will learn basic self-defense, how to solve problems without violence and some simple, safe techniques to defend against bullies and strangers. For grades 5-12. Please register for this program.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
ent_note 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Zumba Kids! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Grab your friends and move like no one is watching! Zumba Kids is the dance-fitness party where we play it loud and rock with friends to our own rules! Open to ages 7-11. Registration is required and will begin June 21st. This class is taught by a licensed Zumba instructor.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Spring Into Essential Oils: Mood Management @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katy Dorchies   401-943-9080 x105   katydorchies@cranstonlibrary.org
   

From home, skin and health care, to anxiety and stress management, essential oils have become a popular tool for many. Learn all about the approaches and methods of utilizing these oils with our four-part "Spring Into Essential Oils" series. This fourth class, "Mood Management," will explore how to use essential oils to ease stress and balance your mind, body and soul. This free class series will be led by doTerra Wellness Consultants Sydelle Stinson and Linda Daley. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Discussion Group @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: M. Berry   401-943-9080 x 6   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join in the discussion!

    Location: Central Children's Program Room
Wednesday July 20, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Early Readers Read With Me @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   401-781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Grades K- 2. Come explore the world of Early Readers.  Each child will be offered a chance to pick out an Early Reader of their choice to be read by the librarian as well as reading titles together. Registration required. Registration period runs from June 20 - June 25.

    Location: Auburn Branch
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rec_paintpalette02 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Teen Paint Party! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oak Lawn Staff   401-942-1787   oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

CreativeChica, Jennifer Rolfsema (RISD alumni), will guide teens from start-to-finish to create a 8"x10" acrylic painting! Space is limited for this program, so please register beginning June 21st. For teens entering grades 5 and up.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Discussion Group @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: M. Berry   401-943-9080 x 6   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join in the discussion!

    Location: Central Children's Program Room
Thursday July 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 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 Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Thursday Mornings June 30 - August 11 from 10:00 to10:30 AM

A weekly story program for children 2 & 3 years of age and their adult care givers. This seven-week session includes stories and a craft.

Registration is required and begins Wednesday, June 1st.

    Location: Central Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM 1, 2, 3, Play with Me! @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elise   401-781-2450   epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
   

An hour-long story and playtime for children ages 3 and under and their caregivers. Join us for toys, rhymes, songs, and (of course) a story! No registration is required. Please note that the library is closed at this time and entrance is accessible only by using the back door from the parking lot.

    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: M. Berry   401-943-9080 x 6   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join in the discussion!

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Rising Sun Jiu-Jitsu @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elise   401-781-2450   epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Participants will learn basic self-defense and fun martial arts drills at this program for kids ages 6 and up!

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Citizenship Classes @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) offers preparation classes for adults who want to become United States citizens.  $25 annual registration fee (waived for those on state assistance). William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Summer Concert: John Connor and the Irish Express @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adrienne Gallo   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

The Summer concert series on the lawn of William Hall Library continues with Irish favorites by John Connor and the Irish Express. All are invited. This program is sponsored by Cranston Parks and Recreation Department and is free and open to the public.  Please bring your own chair or blanket for sitting. All are welcome to bring their own snacks and soft drinks. William Hall Library is handicapped accessible and will be open during the concert.

    Location: William Hall Library
Friday July 22, 2016 Go To Top
rec_dance2 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM 1,2,3 Move with me! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

This active half-hour music and movement program encourages children to dance, sing, and learn hand motions to favorite childhood songs. Enhance your child's language development through melody, rhythm, and rhyme!  Open to all ages. Registration is not required.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
rec_aerobics 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Yoga with Nora! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oak Lawn Staff   401-942-1787   oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Nora Brennan will give the children the tools to relax, listen, move their bodies, and laugh! Recommended for ages 4 and older. Registration is not required, but space is limited so please arrive half hour before the program for a ticket.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
Monday July 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Great Baldini @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   401-781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

   Join the Great Baldini and his assistant Skinny on a magical journey. As the audience chants Skinny's name, the magic begins to happen. Everyone will discover that reading can be fun and entertaining. 

    Location: Auburn Branch
Tuesday July 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Kick Off to Kindergarten @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

An independent story based program for children ages 4 and 5 years old. Features stories and a craft. Registration is required and begins Wednesday, June 1st. The seven week session begins Tuesday, June 28th and ends Tuesday, August 9th.

    Location: Central Children's Program Room
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lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM 1,2,3 Read With Me @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   401-781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Ages 1-3 years. Older siblings welcome.  A thirty minute story time which combines music and movement with reading and a craft to create a fun first experience at the library.  Registration required.  Registration period runs from June 20 - 25th. 
 

 
    Location: Auburn Branch
 
rec_scissors&glue 11:00 AM  -  6:00 PM Drop-In Craft @ Knightsville Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Gianlorenzo   401-942-2504   knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
   

All ages are invited to drop in between 11:00 am and 6:00 pm to make a fun craft!  All materials provided.  No registration required.

    Location: Knightsville Branch
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Teen Tuesdays:RICM Minecraft Modding: Game On! @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

In this one and one half hour session those ages 12 and up will learn to "mod" or change the Minecraft world with code!  Discover coding concepts as well as how to build in the game using Python programming language on the Raspberry Pi, a low-cost credit card seized computer designed to promote computer education.This workshop promotes mental exercise and teamwork through activity challenges. You will be provided additional resources you may explore on your own after this workshop. Please register for this program as space is limited.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
school_chemistry2 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Mad Science! @ Knightsville Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Gianlorenzo   401-942-2504   knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join us on a scientific journey as we use hands-on activities and exciting demonstrations to explore the science of sport Recommended for ages 5 and older. Registration is not required, but space is limited so please arrive one half hour before the program for a ticket.

    Location: Knightsville Branch
 
ent_note 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Zumba Kids! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Grab your friends and move like no one is watching! Zumba Kids is the dance-fitness party where we play it loud and rock with friends to our own rules! Open to ages 7-11. Registration is required and will begin June 21st. This class is taught by a licensed Zumba instructor.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Beyond Board Game Night @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katy Dorchies   401-943-9080 x105   katydorchies@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Enter the world of designer board games for the first time, or bring your own games and play with friends. Play at the beginners table and learn King of Tokyo with designer board game enthusiast, John McCarthy. Bring your teen children for quality family time, or bring your friends and enjoy a game night on us.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
Wednesday July 27, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Early Readers Read With Me @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   401-781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Grades K- 2. Come explore the world of Early Readers.  Each child will be offered a chance to pick out an Early Reader of their choice to be read by the librarian as well as reading titles together. Registration required. Registration period runs from June 20 - June 25.

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Coding with Minecraft @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   401-781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Calling all crafters! Learn how to summon lightning bolts with a bow and arrow or build giant rainbows in the Minecraft world with code! Spawn farm animals or monsters instantly and have fun "modding" your world! (This workshop introduces coding concepts by showing students how to build or change (e.g. mod) the game using the Javascript or Python programming language. The set-up is easy for beginners, challenging for experienced gamers and fun for everyone!

Registration required.  

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
ent_filmproj 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Stop-Motion Animation @ Oak Lawn! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Teens are invited to come make a stop-motion animation film! Registration is not required but will be a first-come first served basis. Recommended for grades 5 and up.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
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
   

Stay tuned for this month's selection. This program is free and open to the public. William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

 

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Thursday July 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 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 Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Thursday Mornings June 30 - August 11 from 10:00 to10:30 AM

A weekly story program for children 2 & 3 years of age and their adult care givers. This seven-week session includes stories and a craft.

Registration is required and begins Wednesday, June 1st.

    Location: Central Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM 1, 2, 3, Play with Me! @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elise   401-781-2450   epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
   

An hour-long story and playtime for children ages 3 and under and their caregivers. Join us for toys, rhymes, songs, and (of course) a story! No registration is required. Please note that the library is closed at this time and entrance is accessible only by using the back door from the parking lot.

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Minecraft Drop-In @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elise   401-781-2450   epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Drop-in for a Minecraft at the library! Open for kids Grades 2 and up.

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Citizenship Classes @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) offers preparation classes for adults who want to become United States citizens.  $25 annual registration fee (waived for those on state assistance). William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Summer Concert: Phenix Ave @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adrienne Gallo   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Get ready for hits of the 60s and 70s with Phenix Ave.  All are invited to join us on the lawn for a night of music. This program is sponsored by Cranston Parks and Recreation Department and is free and open to the public.  Please bring your own chair or blanket for sitting. All are welcome to bring their own snacks and soft drinks. William Hall Library is handicapped accessible and will be open during the concert.

    Location: William Hall Library
Friday July 29, 2016 Go To Top
rec_dance2 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM 1,2,3 Move with me! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

This active half-hour music and movement program encourages children to dance, sing, and learn hand motions to favorite childhood songs. Enhance your child's language development through melody, rhythm, and rhyme!  Open to all ages. Registration is not required.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
school_chemistry2 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Mad Science! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oak Lawn Staff   401-942-1787   oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join us on a scientific journey as we use hands-on activities and exciting demonstrations to explore the science of sport Recommended for ages 4 and older. Registration is not required, but space is limited so please arrive half hour before the program for a ticket.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
Monday August 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Mad Science @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   401-781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

     

Mad Science of Southern MA & RI provides exciting hands-on / minds-on science "edutainment" to spark the imagination and curiosity of young minds.  Join us on a scientific journey as we use hands-on activities and exciting demonstrations to explore the science of sport.

    Location: Auburn Branch
Tuesday August 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Kick Off to Kindergarten @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

An independent story based program for children ages 4 and 5 years old. Features stories and a craft. Registration is required and begins Wednesday, June 1st. The seven week session begins Tuesday, June 28th and ends Tuesday, August 9th.

    Location: Central Children's Program Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM 1,2,3 Read With Me @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   401-781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Ages 1-3 years. Older siblings welcome.  A thirty minute story time which combines music and movement with reading and a craft to create a fun first experience at the library.  Registration required.  Registration period runs from June 20 - 25th. 
 

 
    Location: Auburn Branch
 
rec_scissors&glue 11:00 AM  -  6:00 PM Drop-In Craft @ Knightsville Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Gianlorenzo   401-942-2504   knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
   

All ages are invited to drop in between 11:00 am and 6:00 pm to make a fun craft!  All materials provided.  No registration required.

    Location: Knightsville Branch
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Tuesdays: Chocolate Olympics @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Archetto   401-943-9080 X 121   teens@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Celebrate the Summer Olympics by participating in our very own Chocolate Olympics, where the games and the medals all involve guess what? You guessed it:chocolate ! Will the chocolate you win be wrapped in bronze, silver or gold?  There will be chocolate cookies & ice cream for all after the Olympic competition. Bring your friends and enjoy the fun.This program is open to those in grades 6 through 12. Please register for this program so that we have plenty of chocolate prizes.

    Location: Central Library C Lab
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ent_note 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Zumba Kids! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Grab your friends and move like no one is watching! Zumba Kids is the dance-fitness party where we play it loud and rock with friends to our own rules! Open to ages 7-11. Registration is required and will begin June 21st. This class is taught by a licensed Zumba instructor.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
Wednesday August 3, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Early Readers Read With Me @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   401-781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Grades K- 2. Come explore the world of Early Readers.  Each child will be offered a chance to pick out an Early Reader of their choice to be read by the librarian as well as reading titles together. Registration required. Registration period runs from June 20 - June 25.

    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Rhode Island Computer Museum Minecraft Coding @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elise   401-781-2450   epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Learn how to change the Minecraft world through the power of code! For participants in Grades 6 and up.

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM DIY Wednesdays @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katy Dorchies   401-943-9080 x105   katydorchies@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join us on the first Wednesday of each month for an evening of crafting for adults. Stay tuned for a description of this month's project! This program is free and open to the public. William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
Thursday August 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 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 Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Thursday Mornings June 30 - August 11 from 10:00 to10:30 AM

A weekly story program for children 2 & 3 years of age and their adult care givers. This seven-week session includes stories and a craft.

Registration is required and begins Wednesday, June 1st.

    Location: Central Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM 1, 2, 3, Play with Me! @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elise   401-781-2450   epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
   

An hour-long story and playtime for children ages 3 and under and their caregivers. Join us for toys, rhymes, songs, and (of course) a story! No registration is required. Please note that the library is closed at this time and entrance is accessible only by using the back door from the parking lot.

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Citizenship Classes @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) offers preparation classes for adults who want to become United States citizens.  $25 annual registration fee (waived for those on state assistance). William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Summer Concert: Gemini @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adrienne Gallo   401-781-2450   hall@cranstonlibrary.org
   

The summer concert series on the William Hall Library lawn finishes off with oldies by Gemini. Everyone is invited to enjoy this fun night of music. This program is sponsored by Cranston Parks and Recreation Department and is free and open to the public.  Please bring your own chair or blanket for sitting. All are welcome to bring their own snacks and soft drinks. William Hall Library is handicapped accessible and will be open during the concert.

    Location: William Hall Library
Friday August 5, 2016 Go To Top
rec_dance2 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM 1,2,3 Move with me! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

This active half-hour music and movement program encourages children to dance, sing, and learn hand motions to favorite childhood songs. Enhance your child's language development through melody, rhythm, and rhyme!  Open to all ages. Registration is not required.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
Monday August 8, 2016 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All CPL locations will be closed on Victory Day, Monday, August 8

    Location: All Locations
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Tuesday August 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Kick Off to Kindergarten @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

An independent story based program for children ages 4 and 5 years old. Features stories and a craft. Registration is required and begins Wednesday, June 1st. The seven week session begins Tuesday, June 28th and ends Tuesday, August 9th.

    Location: Central Children's Program Room
 
misc_party1 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM 1,2,3 Read With Me @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   401-781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Ages 1-3 years. Older siblings welcome.  A thirty minute story time which combines music and movement with reading and a craft to create a fun first experience at the library.  Registration required.  Registration period runs from June 20 - 25th. 
 

 
    Location: Auburn Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
Wednesday August 10, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Early Readers Read With Me @ Auburn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Stokes   401-781-6116   gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Grades K- 2. Come explore the world of Early Readers.  Each child will be offered a chance to pick out an Early Reader of their choice to be read by the librarian as well as reading titles together. Registration required. Registration period runs from June 20 - June 25.

    Location: Auburn Branch
Thursday August 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 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 Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Thursday Mornings June 30 - August 11 from 10:00 to10:30 AM

A weekly story program for children 2 & 3 years of age and their adult care givers. This seven-week session includes stories and a craft.

Registration is required and begins Wednesday, June 1st.

    Location: Central Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM 1, 2, 3, Play with Me! @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elise   401-781-2450   epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
   

An hour-long story and playtime for children ages 3 and under and their caregivers. Join us for toys, rhymes, songs, and (of course) a story! No registration is required. Please note that the library is closed at this time and entrance is accessible only by using the back door from the parking lot.

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Citizenship Classes @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) offers preparation classes for adults who want to become United States citizens.  $25 annual registration fee (waived for those on state assistance). William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
Friday August 12, 2016 Go To Top
rec_dance2 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM 1,2,3 Move with me! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

This active half-hour music and movement program encourages children to dance, sing, and learn hand motions to favorite childhood songs. Enhance your child's language development through melody, rhythm, and rhyme!  Open to all ages. Registration is not required.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
Tuesday August 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Discussion Group @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: M. Berry   401-943-9080 x 6   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join in the discussion!

    Location: Central Meeting Room
Wednesday August 17, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
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lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Discussion Group @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: M. Berry   401-943-9080 x 6   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join in the discussion!

    Location: Central Meeting Room
Thursday August 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM 1, 2, 3, Play with Me! @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elise   401-781-2450   epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
   

An hour-long story and playtime for children ages 3 and under and their caregivers. Join us for toys, rhymes, songs, and (of course) a story! No registration is required. Please note that the library is closed at this time and entrance is accessible only by using the back door from the parking lot.

    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: M. Berry   401-943-9080 x 6   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join in the discussion!

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Citizenship Classes @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) offers preparation classes for adults who want to become United States citizens.  $25 annual registration fee (waived for those on state assistance). William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
Friday August 19, 2016 Go To Top
rec_dance2 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM 1,2,3 Move with me! @ Oak Lawn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stefanie   401-942-1787   oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
   

This active half-hour music and movement program encourages children to dance, sing, and learn hand motions to favorite childhood songs. Enhance your child's language development through melody, rhythm, and rhyme!  Open to all ages. Registration is not required.

    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
Tuesday August 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
Wednesday August 24, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
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
   

Stay tuned for this month's selection. This program is free and open to the public. William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

 

Thursday August 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM 1, 2, 3, Play with Me! @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elise   401-781-2450   epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
   

An hour-long story and playtime for children ages 3 and under and their caregivers. Join us for toys, rhymes, songs, and (of course) a story! No registration is required. Please note that the library is closed at this time and entrance is accessible only by using the back door from the parking lot.

    Location: William Hall Library
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Citizenship Classes @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) offers preparation classes for adults who want to become United States citizens.  $25 annual registration fee (waived for those on state assistance). William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
Tuesday August 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
Wednesday August 31, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
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Thursday September 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Citizenship Classes @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) offers preparation classes for adults who want to become United States citizens.  $25 annual registration fee (waived for those on state assistance). William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
Monday September 5, 2016 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All CPL locations will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 5

    Location: All Locations
Tuesday September 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
Wednesday September 7, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM DIY Wednesdays @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katy Dorchies   401-943-9080 x105   katydorchies@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join us on the first Wednesday of each month for an evening of crafting for adults. Stay tuned for a description of this month's project! This program is free and open to the public. William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
Thursday September 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Citizenship Classes @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Fritz   401-455-8041   nfritz@provlib.org
   

Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) offers preparation classes for adults who want to become United States citizens.  $25 annual registration fee (waived for those on state assistance). William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
Wednesday September 14, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Cranston Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ed Garcia   401-943-9080   edgarcia@cranstonlibrary.org
    Location: Central Seminar Room
Tuesday September 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Discussion Group @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: M. Berry   401-943-9080 x 6   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join in the discussion!

    Location: Central Meeting Room
Wednesday September 21, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Discussion Group @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: M. Berry   401-943-9080 x 6   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join in the discussion!

    Location: Central Children's Program Room
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Thursday September 22, 2016 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Book Discussion Group @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: M. Berry   401-943-9080 x 6   central@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join in the discussion!

    Location: Central Meeting Room
Tuesday September 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
Wednesday September 28, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
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
   

Stay tuned for this month's selection. This program is free and open to the public. William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

 

Tuesday October 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
Wednesday October 5, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM DIY Wednesdays @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katy Dorchies   401-943-9080 x105   katydorchies@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join us on the first Wednesday of each month for an evening of crafting for adults. Stay tuned for a description of this month's project! This program is free and open to the public. William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
Monday October 10, 2016 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All CPL locations will be closed on Columbus Day, Monday, October 10

    Location: All Locations
Tuesday October 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
Wednesday October 12, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Cranston Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ed Garcia   401-943-9080   edgarcia@cranstonlibrary.org
    Location: Oak Lawn Branch
Tuesday October 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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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Wednesday October 19, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
Tuesday October 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
Wednesday October 26, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
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
   

Stay tuned for this month's selection. This program is free and open to the public. William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

 

Tuesday November 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
Wednesday November 2, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM DIY Wednesdays @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katy Dorchies   401-943-9080 x105   katydorchies@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join us on the first Wednesday of each month for an evening of crafting for adults. Stay tuned for a description of this month's project! This program is free and open to the public. William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
Wednesday November 9, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Cranston Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ed Garcia   401-943-9080   edgarcia@cranstonlibrary.org
    Location: William Hall Library
Friday November 11, 2016 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All CPL locations will be closed on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11

    Location: All Locations
Tuesday November 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
Wednesday November 16, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
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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
   

Stay tuned for this month's selection. This program is free and open to the public. William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

 

Tuesday November 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
Wednesday November 23, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
Thursday November 24, 2016 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All CPL locations will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24

    Location: All Locations
Tuesday November 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
Wednesday November 30, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
Tuesday December 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
Wednesday December 7, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM DIY Wednesdays @ Hall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katy Dorchies   401-943-9080 x105   katydorchies@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Join us on the first Wednesday of each month for an evening of crafting for adults. Stay tuned for a description of this month's project! This program is free and open to the public. William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

    Location: William Hall Library
Tuesday December 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
Wednesday December 14, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies @ Central Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services Department   401-943-9080 x5   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
   

Play time starts at 10:00 AM. But little ones from birth through age 2 ½ with their adult caregiver, may drop in any time between 10:00 and noon to socialize and play. Toys, board books, puzzles and musical instruments are components of this program. At 11:00 AM a librarian will lead a brief story time consisting of rhymes, songs and a short story. Registration is not required.

    Location: Central Meeting Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Cranston Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ed Garcia   401-943-9080   edgarcia@cranstonlibrary.org
    Location: Central Meeting Room
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Tuesday December 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
Saturday December 24, 2016 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All CPL locations will be closed on Christmas Eve, Saturday, December 24

    Location: All Locations
Sunday December 25, 2016 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

All CPL locations will be closed on Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25

    Location: All Locations
Tuesday December 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 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 Tuesday 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
Wednesday December 28, 2016 Go To Top
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
   

Stay tuned for this month's selection. This program is free and open to the public. William Hall Library is handicapped accessible.

 

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