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News & Announcements



Cranston Public Library and Rhody Radio Selected for Competitive Federal Humanities Grant
February, 2022


Cranston Library wins grant to launch racial equity initiative
August 22, 2019

Cranston Public Library Receives Funding to Provide Digital Skills Training
August 19, 2019

PBS Documentary Amercan Creed Screens July 24 at Cranston Public Library
July 3, 2019

Cranston Public Library Unveils New Large Print Children's Book Collection
June 10, 2019

Aaron Usher III's Ice Abstractions black & white photography on exhibit for February 2019
February 4, 2019 

New Tuesday Tech Tutor service offered at William Hall Library
January 28, 2019

Three new staff join Cranston Public Library
January 16, 2019 

Cranston Public Library awarded Champlin Foundation grant for Hall Library updates
January 16, 2019

Cranston Public Library & Roger Williams University to hold college prep series
January 8, 2019 

 Expressionist artist Barbara Rosenbaum to exhibit for January 2019
January 5, 2019 


Martha Boksenbaum Named Youth Services Librarian
October 30, 2018

Rachel Brask Hutchinson Named Library Communications Manager
October 12, 2018

Cranston Public Library Holding Passport Day
October 12, 2018

Jeff Belanger "Ghosts and Legends" at Cranston Public Library
October 10, 2018

Oak Lawn Branch Open House on October 20
October 9, 2018

Cranston Public Library and the Cranston Herald partner for candidates forum
October 1, 2018

Financial Planning Day at Cranston Public Library
September 25, 2018

Living Literature to Perform "The Hate U Give" at William Hall Library
September 10, 2018

William Hall Library Open House on September 22
September 10, 2018

Cranston Public Library Partners with ACLU for Banned Books Week Event at William Hall Library on September 26
September 4, 2018

Cranston Public Library to Begin Public Restroom Renovations August 7
August 3, 2018

Cranston Public Library Goes Fine Free on Children's and Teen Materials
June 16, 2018

Cranston Public Library Launches Digital Archive of Historic Newspapers
May 31, 2018

Auburn Branch Holding Open House on June 2
May 25, 2018

Cranston Public Library Adds Film Streaming Service Kanopy
May 17, 2018

Cranston Public Library Director Nominated to ALA Executive Board
April 16, 2018

Cranston Public Library Celebrates Rhode Island Library Day with Fine Amnesty
April 7, 2018

Cranston Public Library Proposes Going "Fine Free" for Children and Teen Materials
April 4, 2018

Striking Silver: An Olympic Display at the Cranston Public Library Featuring Memorabilia from Former Olympian and Cranston Native
February 15, 2018

Cranston Public Library to Pre-Screen POV Films’ Do Not Resist: A Documentary Taking a Challenging Look at Militarization of Police in America
December 22, 2017

"Bad Boy School" Survivor to Read from Memoir, Answer Questions at Cranston Public Library
October 23, 2017

“Aliyah from Rhode Island” Photo-Text Exhibit, Panel Discussion at Cranston Public Library
October 16, 2017

Cranston Public Library Hires Zach Berger as Reference Librarian
September 5, 2017

Cranston Public Library Offers a Fresh Start to School-Aged Children Across the City
September 1, 2017

Cranston Public Library Hires Sue McClintock as Cataloging Librarian
August 17, 2017

Cranston Public Library Receives $10,000 Grant from RI Foundation for Pop-Up Library
July 14, 2017

Cranston Public Library, Parks and Recreation Partnership Brings Summer Concerts to William Hall Library 
June 15, 2017

Cranston Public Library to Add Service Hours at Auburn Branch 
June 15, 2017

Calling Young Gardeners: Learning Gardens Appearing Soon at Cranston Public Libraries
April 20, 2017 

William Hall Library to Hold Second Annual Agricultural Fair on Earth Day
April 5, 2017

Harmony Heritage Chorus will Lead a “Teach-In and Sing Out” at the William Hall Library
March 29, 2017

Cranston Public Library Celebrates Rhode Island Library Day with Fine Amnesty
March 22, 2017

Screening & Discussion of Documentary 13th at William Hall Library
March 17, 2017

Spring Concert Series Returns to William Hall Library
March 2, 2017

Author Michael Willhoite to Lead “Shakespeare in the Hall” at William Hall Library
February 23, 2017

Reporter, Author Tim White to Hold Author Talk at William Hall Library
February 15, 2017 

Cranston Public Library Announces New Circulating Collection of Tools
January 27, 2017

The Calming Benefits of Coloring Now Available at Cranston Public Library’s Auburn Branch
January 23, 2017