Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, August 20 at 7:00 pm

Book Discussion Group

Thursday, August 1st at 1:00 pm
The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict

Mondays (5, 12, 19, 26) from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

All levels of experience are welcome.

Mondays (5, 12, 19, 26) at 10:30 am

Explore the benefits of meditation using various methods. All levels of experience are welcome.

Cross Mills Jewelry Designers
Tuesday, August 20 at 10:00 am

Join a circle of experienced beading enthusiasts. Bring a project and tools along with your ideas. For more information contact Linda Theadore at

Wednesdays (7, 14, 21, 28) from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

This group plays seasonally, from May through October

Quilting Group
Wednesdays (7, 14, 21, 28) from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join our casual quilting group! Bring your own supplies to work on a current project or start a new one, and enjoy the company of other quilting enthusiasts.

Minecraft Wednesdays
Wednesdays (7, 14, 21, 28) from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Explore and create with Minecraft! Space is limited, so please call in advance to register.

Investment Group
Wednesday, August 28 at 7:00 pm

Join this monthly group to learn how to buy dividend stocks and how to receive a larger return on your hard-earned money. All are welcome!

Knitting Circle
Thursdays (1, 8, 15, 22, 29) from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Bring any projects you are currently working on and join our fun, relaxing, group. Free and open to the public.

Coffee and Coloring
Fridays (2, 9, 16, 23, 30) at 10:30 am

Spend a relaxing morning coloring. Coffee, pencils, and coloring books will be provided, or bring your own.

Cookbook Book Club
Friday, August 9 at 1:00 pm

The cookbook for this month is Zaitoun:Recipes from the Palestinian Kitchen by Yasmin Khan. Please call 364-6211 to request a copy and register your recipe.

Basic Yoga
Fridays (2, 9, 16, 23, 30) from 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm

This class will introduce students to basic postures designed to build strength, flexibility and endurance. Breathing techniques and meditation/relaxation skills also covered. Participants should bring yoga mat or towel. Beginners welcome.


Monday Night Movies

August 5th at 6:00 pm
The Professor (R)

August 19th at 6:00 pm
Breakthrough (PG)

August 26th at 6:00 pm
Tolkien (PG-13)

Family Fun Night: Biomes Marine Biology
Thursday, August 1 at 6:30 pm

Learn about the various creatures living in Narragansett Bay during this fun interactive program. Audience members will have an opportunity to handle live creatures.

Craft: Create your own drum
Monday, August 5 at 4:00 pm

Lead your own drumming session after designing your very own drum. Limited to 24 children ages 4 and up. Please call 364-6211 to register.

Family Fun Night: Bjorn the Magician
Thursday, August 8 at 6:30 pm

Fun, laughter, magic and Wilbur the bunny make for a blast of an evening with Charlestown’s very own magician.

Friday Night Concerts
Fridays at 7:00 pm

August 2 Updike’s Rose
  Folk and traditional music
August 9 Rowan Brothers
  Country rock
August 23 Steve DeConti and Dan Moretti
  Surf jazz

Ice Cream Social
Friday, August 9 at 4:00 pm

Join us for FREE ice cream sundaes and a fun game of book bingo!

Victory Day - Library Closed
Monday, August 12

The Cross Mills Public Library will be Closed for Victory Day

Family Science Fun Night
Thursday, August 15 at 6:30 pm

Renee Gamba from Roger Williams Museum of Natural History and Planetarium will lead a hands-on family friendly evening of space related activities. Participants will have a chance to launch stomp rockets, learn how to pack a space telescope, make and investigate craters, and much more!


Please contact for more information. Registration not necessary.


Ages 2 to 5
Tuesday at 10:00 am
Stories, songs and crafts for children and caregivers.

Children and caregivers sing along with Mr. Mike and his guitar.

Ages Infant to 3
Wednesday and Thursday at 10:00 am

Ages 2 to 5
Wednesday and Thursday at 11:00 am

For more information about any of the above classes write or call 364-6211.

Cross' Mills Public Library | 4417 Old Post Road | Charlestown, RI 02813-0909 | (401) 364-6211