Online Toolkit

While the library is closed, these resources are always available! 

STORYTIME ONLINE

Storytimes especially for ages 0-5 are livestreamed every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning at 10:30 AM. 

We also offer Bedtime Stories every Tuesday evening at 7:30 PM.

See our videos on YouTube. Follow us on Facebook to watch live.

STAY-AT-HOME CRAFTS

Like Knightsville's popular Drop-in Crafts, but with materials you probably have at home.

New crafts designed by Miss Nancy every week.

Follow us on Facebook to find out when a new craft is ready, or just check the crafts folder

 

KIDS EZONE

Check out ebooks, audiobooks, and streaming videos with your library card.

Download the Overdrive or Libby app, or access the eZone online.

Find popular children's titles selected by Cranston Librarians.

 

KANOPY

Create an account with your library card.

Watch up to 8 films a month.

FInd classic PBS kids shows, indie films, and adaptations of picture books.

TUMBLEBOOKS

Read picture books and graphic novels online for free using Tumblebook's easy online interface.

No limits on how many you read.

Visit "readalongs" to listen to books read aloud or visit "language learning" for books in French and Spanish.

 

WHAT TO READ NEXT

Answer a few questions about your reading interests and a Cranston librarian will send you a list of recommendations.

Recommendations will be emailed to you within 24 hours.

All recommended titles are available for free from Ocean State Libraries.

TUTOR.COM

Create an account with your library card.

Connect with a tutor certified to teach your grade and subject up to 5 times a week.

Use the online classroom to ask questions, submit files, complete practice tests, and get help with homework.

ASKRI FOR KIDS

Access World Book encyclopedia online and other informational resources for school projects.

Primary Search is a great source for images, too.

Search freely from anywhere in Rhode Island.