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

Book Discussion Group

Thursday, October 3rd at 1:00 pm
A Mercy by Toni Morrison

Mondays (7, 14, 21, 28) from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

All levels of experience are welcome.

Mondays (7, 14, 21, 28) at 10:30 am

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

Maker Mondays
Mondays, beginning October 21st , 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Create, build, experiment, and play at the library. Each week a new challenge or project will be available for kids ages 8-12. Please call to register.

Wednesdays (2, 9, 16, 23, 30) from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

This group plays seasonally, from May through October

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.

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.

Investment Group
Wednesday, October 30th 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 (3, 10, 17, 24, 31) 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, October 11 at 1:00 pm

The cookbook for this month is Kindness & Salt by Ryan Angulo and Doug Crowell. 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

October 7th at 6:00 pm
Rocketman (R)

October 21st at 6:00 pm
Framing John DeLorean

October 28th at 6:00 pm
Red Joan (R)

Columbus Day - Library Closed
Monday, October 14th

The Cross Mills Public Library will be Closed for Columbus Day

Beading Workshop with Mishki Thompson
Thursday, October 3rd at 6:00pm
NOTE: This event has been postponed. New date TBD.

Mishki Thompson, member of the Narragansett Indian Tribe, will share her traditional beadwork techniques. Participants may choose to make a pin, keychain, or zipper pull. Ages 15+. Space is limited, please call to register. This free program is possible through a grant from the RI State Council on the Arts.

“Cuba: Through an American Lens” with Cindy Wilson
Thursday, October 17th at 6:30 pm

Cindy Wilson will present her impressions of Cuba through photographs taken during her eight trips to the island nation.

Health Insurance 101
Monday, October 21st at 6:30 pm

Learn to navigate the world of health insurance and get answers to your health insurance questions with medical office manager Brittany Greene. Free and open to the public.

Spooky Terrariums

Wednesday, October 23rd at 6:00 pm

Make your own spooky terrarium for Halloween with the guidance of a local florist, Amy Forbes of Forbes’ Flowers. Space is limited, please call to register. There will be a $5 materials fee for this class.

Meditation and the Near Death Experience
Thursday, October 24th at 6:30 pm

You have heard that meditation is helpful for our physical and mental health, but what is its connection to our spiritual health? What is the mystical aspect of meditation and how does it relate to those that have had a “Near-Death Experience”? Join Dr. Alan Post, long-time meditator and contributing author to Meditation as Medication for the Soul by Rajinder Singh, for an introduction to the multi-faceted world of meditation, the NDE, and their “unique universal connection.” There will be an opportunity to participate in an introductory meditation practice. Free and open to the public.

Haunted Graham Cracker Houses
Saturday, October 26th at 11:00 am

Decorate your own “haunted” graham cracker house with candy and frosting. All ages. Space is limited, please call to register.

Armchair Explorers Book Group
Monday, October 28th at 7:00 pm

Travel around the world through literature from other cultures. Our October selection will be One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez. Please call the library to request a copy.

Movie Night:
Hocus Pocus

Thursday, October 31st at 6:00 pm

If you’re not trick-or-treating, but looking for some Halloween fun (and candy), come to the library for an interactive viewing of the 1993 classic movie, Hocus Pocus. Free and open to the public.

Consumer Fraud Protection for All
Thursday, November 7th at 6:30 pm

Education is the best tool for protection. An investigator from the RI Attorney General’s office will talk about how to avoid scams and identity theft. Free and open to the public.


Please contact staff@crossmills.org 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 staff@crossmills.org or call 364-6211.

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