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General Information About Requesting Meeting Rooms

Any group requesting the use of the Cranston Public Library meeting rooms must fill out a Meeting Room Request Form for the room they wish to use. Please select the room below to find the request form for each room:

Available Meeting Rooms

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

Is there a fee to use the Meeting Rooms?

There is a small fee to use the James T. Giles Community Room, William Hall Library Program Room, and William Hall Library Auditorium. The small conference rooms are available at no charge. Please select a room above to find the request form for each room. 

How often can I request the use of a Meeting Room?

The James T. Giles Community Room may be reserved once per quarter. All other rooms may be reserved once per month.

Are Meeting Rooms available on a walk-in basis?

Sometimes. The Central Library Seminar Room and the William Hall Library Conference Room may be available on a walk-in basis. Please ask a staff member.

Can Meeting Rooms be used by individuals?

Unfortunately, we do not have Meeting Rooms or Study Rooms for use by just one person. Our Meeting Rooms are for groups of 2 or more people. Videoconferencing equipment is available in the Central Library Seminar Room and William Hall Library Conference room for use. 

Can I bring food and/or drink for my meeting?

Food and drink (no alcohol) are allowed in the James T. Giles Community Room, William Hall Library Program Room, and William Hall Library Auditorium. No food is allowed in the Central Library Seminar Room or the William Hall Library Conference Room; however, covered drinks are allowed in those rooms. Please report any spills to staff immediately.

I forgot something I needed for my meeting.

Just ask! We have various equipment, like easels and markers, that may be borrowed for your meeting.

I have other questions.

Please call us:
Central Library 401-943-9080 x100
William Hall Library 401-781-2450

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