Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, May 15 at 7:00 pm

Book Discussion Group

Thursday, May 3rd at 1:00 pm
The Little Red Chairs by Edna O’Brien

Mondays (7, 14, 21) from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

All levels of experience are welcome.

Minecraft Wednesdays
Wednesdays (2, 9, 16, 23, 30) from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

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

Tech Help
Wednesdays (2, 9, 16, 23, 30) from 10:00 am to 12:00pm

Schedule an appointment for help with any of your technical needs from email to ebooks. Bring your personal device with you or get assistance on one of our PCs. Free and open to the public.

Quilting Group
Wednesdays (2, 9, 16, 23, 30) 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.

Coffee and Coloring
Fridays (4, 11, 18) at 10:30 am

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

Drop-In Knitting Club
Thursdays (3, 10, 17, 24, 31) from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join our fun, relaxing Knitting Club. All ages and knitting abilities are welcome. Learn to knit, work on a project, get help with something new, or knit for a charity cause.

Basic Yoga
Fridays (4, 11, 18) from 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm
No Yoga May 25 and June 1

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.


Monday Night Movies

May 7th at 6:00 pm
The Post (PG-13)

May 14th at 6:00 pm
The Greatest Showman (PG)

May 21st at 6:00 pm
Molly’s Game (R)

Sustainable Gardening
Thursday, May 3 at 6:30 pm

Master Gardener Sharon Bridge will discuss and demonstrate implementing sustainable gardening techniques for the home gardener.

Annual Pruning Workshop
Saturday May 5 at 11:00 am

Learn how to prune your shrubbery and trees like a professional. Led by Jim Normann, co-owner of Horticare in South Kingstown.

Essential Oils
Thursday, May 10 at 4:00 pm

Learn about the emotional and physical healing qualities of essential oils. Nurse and essential oil practitioner Marylin Delit will teach participants how to safely incorporate essential oils into a healthy lifestyle. Please call 364-6211 to register.

Learn American Sign Language (ASL)
Thursday, May 10 at 6:30 pm

Instructor and sign language expert Damien Kilbride will teach an introductory ASL class. The class will cover some basic and common signs as well as signs specific to using the library. Please call 364-6211 to register.

Cookbook Book Club
Friday, May 11 at 1:00 pm

Our dish selections for this month are from Good and Cheap eat well on $4/day by Leanne Brown.

Family Movie

May 19th at 11:00 am
Paddington 2 (PG)

Cross Mills Jewelry Designers
Tuesday, May 15 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

Charlestown Land Trust Photo Exhibit
Thursday, May 17 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm

Environmental Documentary Film Series
Thursdays (May 24, May 31, June 7) at 6:00 pm

Join us for a viewing of “Before the Flood,” (May 24), “A Plastic Ocean,”(May 31), and “Seed: The Untold Story” (June 7). Troy West will guide us in a discussion following each film.

Memorial Day, Monday May 28
Library Closed All Day

Investment Group
Wednesday, May 30 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!

Gardens by the Sea
Sponsored by: The Cross’ Mills Public Library
Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

The “Gardens by the Sea” tour is the perfect way to peek into the backyards of some of the nicest neighborhood gardens in the seaside town of Charlestown, Rhode Island . Your ticket will provide you with a brochure and map to guide you through beautiful, private gardens. Please join us for a wonderful day! Tickets will be available at the Cross’ Mills Public Library starting May 5th, 2018. Prices are $15 in advance or $20 on the day of the tour.


Please contact Miss Nomi at 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