The Central Library & The William Hall Library will be opening  at noon on Thursday, December 12 due to a staff meeting. 

Youth Programs

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YOUTH BOOK CLUBS

The Cranston Public Library offers a range of book clubs for different ages, depending on the time of year.  Please see the event calendar for upcoming meetings and to see what titles are being discussed.

 

RICBA BOOK CLUB @ Central, 1 Monday a month from October to February | For children in grades 3-5

At each meeting, we discuss 4 of this year's Rhode Island Children's Book Award nominees, tied to a theme. Children can read one or more book for each session. In February, members of the club will vote for their favorite title.

For more information and to register, contact the Central Library children's desk at 401-943-9080 x4 or kids@cranstonlibrary.org.

Registration is required


RIMSBA BOOK CLUB @ Central, 1 Monday a month  from October to March | For young people in grades 6-8

At each meeting, we discuss 4 of this year's Rhode Island Middle School Book Award nominees, tied to a theme. Teens can read one or more book for each session. In March, members of the club will vote for their favorite title.

For more information and to register, contact the Central Library teen desk at 401-943-9080 x112 or teens@cranstonlibrary.org.

Registration is required


RITBA BOOK CLUB @ Central, 1 Saturday a month  from October to February | For young people in grades 9-12

At each meeting, we discuss 4 of this year's Rhode Island Teen Book Award nominees, tied to a theme. Teens can read one or more book for each session. In February, members of the club will vote for their favorite title.

For more information and to register, contact the Central Library teen desk at 401-943-9080 x112 or teens@cranstonlibrary.org.

Registration is required


FANTASTIC BOOK CLUB @ Central, 1 Monday a month from April to September | For young people in grades 4-6

Children are invited to a lively discussion of books related to the summer reading theme.

For more information and to register, contact the Central Library children's desk at 401-943-9080 x4 or kids@cranstonlibrary.org.

Registration is recommended

 

OTHERWORLDLY BOOK CLUB @ Hall, 1 Tuesday a month from September to April | For young people in grades 6-12

This genre fiction book club for teens specializes in the mysterious, historical, and horrific.

For more information and to register, contact the William Hall Library youth services librarian at 401-781-2450 or epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org.

Registration is recommended


COOL MANGA KIDS @ Auburn, 1 Thursday a month | For young people in grades 6-12

 Manga fans are invited discuss series, play games, watch anime clips, draw and create, and, of course, enjoy free snacks! 

For more information and to register, contact the Auburn Library youth services librarian at 401-781-6116 or mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org.

Registration is required


BYOB BOOK CLUB @ Central, 1 Saturday a month from April to September | For young people in grades 7-12

Teens are invited to "bring your own book" to the discussion and find out what other teens are reading.  Earn community service hours, too!

For more information and to register, contact the Central Library teen desk at 401-943-9080 x112 or teens@cranstonlibrary.org.

Registration is recommended