Directions

Central Library, 140 Sockanossett Cross Rd.


From Providence on Route 95 South: Take exit 14 to Route 37 (Cranston). Exit at Pontiac Avenue. At the bottom of the exit ramp bear right, then get into the left lane. Turn left at the first traffic light onto Sockanosset Cross Road. The library is located less than a quarter of a mile up the road on the left side. From Warwick/South County on Route 95 North: Take exit 14 B to Route 37 (Cranston). Follow directions above. From Route 295 South: Take Route 37 East exit. Exit at Pontiac Avenue. At the end of the exit turn left. Stay in left lane and turn left at the second traffic light onto Sockanosset Cross Road. Proceed as above

 

Arlington Reading Room, 1064 Cranston St.


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From South: Route 95 North to Route 10 (Exit 16) to Cranston Street exit. Turn left at first traffic light. Turn left at stop sign onto Cranston Street. Arlington Reading Room is located in the Cranston Senior Services building at 1070 Cranston Street, on left. OR Reservoir Avenue to Park Avenue. Left onto Park Avenue to Gansett Avenue. (first traffic light). Take right. Straight through next traffic light onto Cranston Street. Senior Services building is on right. From North: Route 95 South to Route 10 to Cranston Street exit. First right, then left at traffic light onto Cranston Street. Senior Services building is on left. OR Follow Cranston Street from Providence to 1070 Cranston Street.

 

Auburn Branch, 396 Pontiac Ave.


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From North: Route 95 South to Route 10 to Reservoir Avenue exit (Route 2S). Turn right at the end of the exit ramp. At the third light turn left onto Park Avenue (Route 12E). Turn sharp right at the next light onto Pontiac Avenue. (The Park Theatre is on your right). Go through one stop sign. The Auburn Branch is the third building on the left. From South: Route 95 North to Route 37 West to Pontiac Avenue exit. Turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto Pontiac Avenue. Go through four traffic lights. Shortly after the Waterman School there will be a fork in the road. A convenience store sits in the middle of the fork. Stay to the left, which is still Pontiac Avenue. The Auburn Branch is 1 1/2 blocks down on the right.

 

Knightsville Branch, 1847 Cranston St.


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From Route 95 North or South: Take Route 37 West until it ends. Bear right. Stay on this road through 2 traffic lights. At the 3rd set of lights turn right onto Cranston Street. Stay on Cranston Street for 2 blocks the Knightsville Branch will be on the right. Parking is available behind the building.

 

Oak Lawn Branch, 230 Wilbur Ave.


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From Route 95 North or South: Take Route 37 West until it ends. Turn left at the traffic light. At the next traffic light turn left onto Wilbur Avenue. The library is the fourth building on the right.

 

William Hall Library, 1825 Broad St.


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From Points North: Take Route 95 South to Exit 16 for Route 10 South. Go to the very end of Route 10, staying in the left lane. At the traffic light, turn left onto Route 12 East (Park Avenue). Go to the end and turn left onto Broad Street. The library will be on your left. Use the parking and entrance in the rear. From Points South: Take Route 95 North to Exit 16 for Elmwood Avenue. At end of ramp at light, turn right onto Elmwood Avenue. At the next major intersection, turn left onto Route 12 East (Park Avenue). Continue as above.