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The Cranston Public Library has been recognized both locally and nationally for our program of service and facilities.

Award Bestowing Organization
2015 Library of the Year University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Library and Information Studies
2015 Mitzvah Award Holcaust Education and Resource Center of Rhode Island
2016 LibraryAware Community Award, Third Place, $5,000 EBSCO/Library Journal
2017 Merit Design Award, Interiors, Central Library Children's Room renovation The American Institute of Architects, Rhode Island chapter
2019 Rhode Island Monthly Design Awards, Silver, Commercial Interior Design Rhode Island Monthly
2020 Jerry Kline Community Impact Prize, $250,000 Gerald M. Kline Family Foundation, Library Journal


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