Board of Trustees Meeting
No board meeting in February

Book Discussion Group

Thursday, February 4th at 1:00 pm
Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay

Sarah's Key

Monday, February 22nd at 6:30 pm
Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

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

All levels of experience are welcome.

Toddler Playtime
Mondays (1, 8, 22, 29) from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for some drop-in playtime on Monday mornings. Toys, board books, and art supplies will be provided.

Basic Computer Instruction Classes
Fridays (19, 26) at 2:00 pm

This introductory computer class introduces a variety of topics.

Quilting Group
Wednesdays (3, 10, 17, 24) from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join our new 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.

E-Reader Help
Thursdays by Appointment (4, 11, 18, 25)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Schedule an appointment for help downloading Ocean State Library E-Zone materials to your device. Please bring your device and cords, as well as your library card number and Apple, Adobe, or Amazon account passwords.

Drop-In Knitting Club
Thursdays (4, 11, 18, 25) 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.

Yoga for Beginners
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.


Monday Night Movies

February 1st at 6:00 pm
Irrational Man (R)

February 8th at 6:00 pm
Bridge of Spies (PG-13)

February 22nd at 6:00 pm
Grandma (R)

February 29th at 6:00 pm
Black Mass (R)

Irrational Man Bridge of Spies Grandma Black Mass

Coffee and Coloring
Fridays (5, 12, 19) at 10:30 am

Enjoy a relaxing morning of coloring. Coloring books and pencils will be provided, or bring your own.

Impressionistic Painting
Saturday, February 6th at 10:30 am

Learn to paint in the style of Impressionists like Monet, Degas and Mary Cassatt. Paints and brushes will be provided, or participants may bring their own. Please call or visit the library to register.

Charlestown Historical Society
Saturday, February 6th at 2:00 pm

Charlestown Historical Society will be holding their Annual Meeting. Senator Don Williams from Connecticut will speak on his book, Prudence Crandall's Legacy, and the Crandall Cradle will be on display.

The New Patenting Paradigm
Thursday, February 11th at 6:30 pm

Scott Keeley, a South County inventor, teaches the basics of patenting an invention. Learn the new rules of the patent office and the three secrets of patent writing.

Valentine’s Day Concert
Friday, February 12th at 7:00 pm

With a touch of jazz and a touch of folk, Doc Wood and Joe Parillo will present an hour of songs of love. From the classics to the little-known, they will present the perfect tunes to celebrate the coming of Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day Cards
Saturday, February 13th at 10:30 am

Make a card for someone special! Please call or visit the library to register. Children ages five and under must be accompanied by an adult


Painting with Vegetables
Tuesday, February 16th at 10:30 am

Use vegetables as stamps and brushes to create a work of art. Please call or visit the library to register. Children ages five and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Bongo Fury with Mr. Mike
Wednesday, February 17th at 10:30 am

Join Mr. Mike for a fun, basic introduction to drumming and rhythm. For children ages 3 and up.

Henry the Juggler
Thursday, February 18th at 10:30 am

Marvel at Henry's juggling skills in this humorous and entertaining family show.

Read to Grace the Dog
Thursday, February 18th at 1:00 pm

Do you like to read aloud, or would you like some practice reading? Therapy dog Grace the Golden Retriever would love to help! Call or visit the library to sign up for a reading appointment with Grace.

Animal Experiences with David Marchetti
Saturday, February 20th at 10:30 am

Dave Marchetti provides amazing hands-on experience with small reptiles and mammals.

Investment Group
Wednesday, February 24th 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.

Coffee and Coloring
Friday, February 26th at 10:30 am

Enjoy a relaxing morning of coloring. Coloring books and pencils will be provided, or bring your own.

Writers’ Workshop
Monday, February 29th at 6:30 pm

Share your creative writing with others in a moderated and supportive forum. Bring samples of your work.


Please contact Miss Nomi at Nomi@crossmills.org for more information. Registration not necessary.


Ages 2 to 5
Tuesday at 10:00 am


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 Nomi@crossmills.org or call 364-6211.

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