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2023 Summer Reading

We're gearing up for our 2023 Summer Reading programs for kids, teens, and adults! Events, challenges, crafts, and prizes await June 12 through August 19.

Join us for our summer reading kickoff at Governor Sprague Mansion on Friday, June 16, 4:00-7:00 PM.

Electronics Recycling

The Indie Cycle van will be at the Central Library upper parking lot from 9:00 AM - noon on Saturday, June 10. Drop off your old, unwanted electronics for free and they will be safely recycled.

Your Virtual Library

Access countless free digital resources anywhere, anytime!

Download eBooks and audiobooks directly to your devices for free with your library card using the following resources:

Access free movies, television shows, and music directly on your devices for free with your library card using the following resources:

Access a broad range of reliable and current information at home with our research databases.

Tutor.com (opens in a new tab) provides on-demand tutoring, homework help, test preparation and writing assistance for students in grades K-12 in over 40 subjects. Login from anywhere using your Cranston Public Library card.

The library's physical local history collections are located at the Central Library. The library also provides access to digital resources including our Cranston Public Library online archive

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