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Welcome to the Kids Page!

Here you will find resources for kids age 0-12, parents, caregivers, and educators. If you have any questions you can contact the children's desk at kids@cranstonlibrary.org (opens email).

Digital Content/Homework Help

  • Ask RI (opens in a new tab)

    Rhode Island’s Online Resource Center for learners and curious people of all ages

  • Hoopla (opens in a new tab)

    Stream movies, music albums, comics, ebooks, and audiobooks with your Cranston Public Library card. Borrow up to 5 Instant title(s) each month.

    You can download the free hoopla digital mobile app on your Android (opens in a new tab) or iOS (opens in a new tab) device or visit Hoopla (opens in a new tab) to begin enjoying thousands of titles from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers.

  • Kanopy (opens in a new tab)

    Kanopy offers a broad selection of more than 30,000 films including quality documentaries, feature films, international language films and training videos from producers including PBS, BBC, The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses and thousands of independent filmmakers. Films can be streamed via cranstonlibrary.kanopy.com (opens in a new tab) or by downloading the Kanopy mobile app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Roku, or Chromecast. Log in using your Cranston Public Library card and receive 8 FREE play credits each month.

  • Kid's eZone (opens in a new tab)

    Visit the kids section of Ocean State Libraries eZone.

  • Tutor.com (opens in a new tab)

    Tutor.com provides on-demand tutoring, homework help, test preparation and writing assistance for students in grades K-12 in over 40 subjects. No appointment is needed. Tutors are available 2:00pm – 10:00pm. You can also use their practice quizzes and SkillsCenter Resource Library to study 24/7. Login from anywhere using your Cranston Public Library card.

    Get the App: iOS (opens in a new tab) / Android (opens in a new tab)

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