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Walking Rhode Island The Cranston Public Library is excited to welcome John Kostrzewa to the Central Library on Tuesday, Aug. 3, at 6:30 p.m. to present "Walking Rhode Island: A Guide to Hiking in the Ocean State." Exploring Rhode Island through easy and more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE It was in 1927 that William Henry Hall's vision for a public library on the grounds of his former Broad Street estate in Edgewood at last came to fruition. A Providence Sunday Journal story from the time of the library's dedication more
By PAM SCHIFF A good book at the beach, a friend for a rainy day, a distraction during a long car ride - anytime is a good time to read. The Cranston Public Library has had to adjust the way it schedules, designs and implements the Summer Reading more
The Rhode Island Library Association (RILA) presented its annual awards at the RILA Annual Conference, which was held virtually June 3-4, 2021. The theme for the conference was "Well + Connected: Libraries and Healthy Communities," and the recipients of more
Shred Day The Cranston Public Library's Central Library on Sockanosset Cross Road hosted a Shred Day event on the morning of April 24, providing an opportunity for local residents to safely dispose of sensitive documents. The event was sponsored by TW more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Its physical home may not be steeped in as much history as the William Hall Library or the Oak Lawn Branch, buildings that have stood for many decades. But the Cranston Public Library's Auburn Branch nonetheless has a long and rich more
The Institute of Museum and Library Services announced today that West Warwick Public Library is among 30 finalists for the 2021 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. West Warwick Public Library is the only institution in Rhode Island to be more
Cranston Public Library values the voices of the entire community and welcomes all who would like to join us in antiracist dialogue and action. Reading Across Rhode Island (RARI) is our one book, one state community reading program brought to us by the more
March is Women's History Month. Commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) recognizes the significant more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE While it was not the celebration Director Ed Garcia would have liked, last Friday's gathering in the William Hall Library's auditorium was nonetheless a special occasion for the leadership and staff of the city's library system. A more
On Friday, a virtual ceremony was held to honor the Cranston Public Library for winning the 2020 Jerry Kline Community Impact Prize, which recognizes the library system as a "vital community asset" … more
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