Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, July 16 at 7:00 pm

Book Discussion Group

Thursday, July 11th at 1:00 pm
My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor

Mondays (1, 8, 15, 22, 29) from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

All levels of experience are welcome.

Mondays (1, 8, 15, 22, 29) at 10:30 am

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

Cross Mills Jewelry Designers
Tuesday, July 16 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 ltadore@hotmail.com.

Wednesdays (3, 10, 17, 24, 31) from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

This group plays seasonally, from May through October

Quilting Group
Wednesdays (3, 10, 17, 24, 31) 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 (3, 10, 17, 24, 31) 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, July 31 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 (11, 18, 25) 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 (5, 12, 19, 26) 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, July 12 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 (5, 12, 19, 26) 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

July 1st at 6:00 pm
Gloria Bell (R)

July 8th at 6:00 pm
Five Feet Apart (PG-13)

July 15th at 6:00 pm
The Best of Enemies

July 22nd at 6:00 pm
The Public (PG-13)

July 29th at 6:00 pm
Mia and the White Lion (PG)

All about Birds!
Monday, July 1 at 4:00 pm

Children of all ages are invited to join us for fun activities and lots of hands-on artifacts about Rhode Island birds with RI DEM educator Mary Grande. Please call 364-6211 to register.

Patriotic Slime
Wednesday, July 3 at 4:00 pm

Get in the 4th of July spirit by experimenting with red white and blue slime. Space is limited to children ages 8 and up. Please call 364-6211 to register.

Happy Fourth of July
Library Closed all Day - Thursday July 4

Pan Flute Craft
Monday, July 8 at 4:00 pm

Create your own pan flute to take home and make beautiful music with this colorful instrument. Limited to 24 children ages 4 and up. Please call 364-6211 to register.

Stomp Rockets with Museum of Science & Art (RIMOSA)
Wednesday, July 10 at 4:00 pm

Across the Universe in a Stomp Rocket: Young Engineers will reverse engineer a rocket! Brainstorm, design and build your own stomp rockets with from simple household materials before we BLAST them off!! Space is limited to children ages 8 and up. Please call to register.

Family Fun Night: Magic Show with Russ DeSimone
Thursday, July 11 at 6:30 pm

Audience participation and comedy with good ole family fun! Complete with "Presto" the magic (live) bunny.

Celestial Creatures with Denison Nature Center
Monday, July 15 at 4:00 pm

Learn about animal constellations with the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, meet three live animals and design your own constellation. Open to children of all ages. Cross’ Mills Public Library.

Well Water Workshop
Tuesday, July 16 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

The URI Water Quality Program will host a free workshop for private well owners. Topics included are regular testing, protection from pollution and well maintenance. Please register by calling 401-874-4918. www.riwelltesting.org

Friday Night Concerts
Fridays at 7:00 pm

July 5 The Skipping Stones with Katie Maginel
  Blues music
July 12 Music for Violin and Guitar with Catherine LiVolsi and Dennis Costa
  Music for violin and guitar featuring Catherine LiVolsi and Dennis Costa. Catherine and Dennis will perform classical music by Paganini, Bartok, Bach, Rameau, Piazzolla, Sor, Scheidler, Sarasate, Granados and more. Catherine Livolsi is a native of Peace Dale, RI and has been studying violin for 18 years. She is a student of Peter Zazofsky of the Muir String Quartet, and will be pursuing a masters’ degree in mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology this fall. Dennis Costa is a resident of Wakefield, RI and has a degree in guitar performance from the University of Southern California. He is currently the owner of Wakefield Music Co. in South Kingstown, RI
July 26 Jon Campbell
  Join us for this Native RI songwriter on acoustic guitar

Kids Painting
Wednesday, July 17 at 4:00 pm

Rebecca Killian of Mermaid Masterpieces guides children through the step-by-step creation of a painting on canvas. Each child will bring home a painting. Space is limited to children ages 8 and up. Please call 364-6211 to register.

Family Fun Night: Bwana Iguana’s Reptile Adventures
Thursday, July 18 at 6:30 pm

An exciting and educational interactive program that introduces the audience to the mysterious realm of reptiles.

Annual Library Book Sale!
Saturday, July 20 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Support the library by purchasing from a wide selection of books, DVDs, CDs, and more. All proceeds benefit the Library.

Basket Weaving
Monday, July 22 at 4:00 pm

Weave your own basket to hold your favorite treasures. Limited to 24 children ages 4 and up. Please call 364-6211 to register.

Kids Mixed Media
Wednesday, July 24 at 4:00 pm

Under the Salty Sea! Design and create a unique mixed media ocean scene with Miss Carly while snacking on salt water taffy. Space is limited to children ages 8 and up. Please call 364-6211 to register.

Family Fun Night: Circus Dynamics
Thursday, July 25 at 6:30 pm

Gravity defying juggling, amazing balloon twisting, a little balloon magic, and lots of laughs. Cross’ Mills Public Library. 4417 Old Post Road, Charlestown, RI. (401) 364-6211 or www.crossmills.org Drum Craft Monday, July 29, 4:00pm 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.


Please contact staffcrossmills@gmail.com 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 staffcrossmills@gmail.com or call 364-6211.

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