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

Book Discussion Group

December 4th at 1:00 pm
The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak

Defending Jacob

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

All levels of experience are welcome.

Mah Jongg Group
Wednesdays (3, 10, 17) from 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Newcomers are welcome to participate in our mah jongg group.

Basic Computer Instruction Classes
Thursday at 6:00 pm
Friday at 2:00 pm
Saturday by appointment

Intro to Basic Computing and Email December 4
Clean Computers December 5
Microsoft Word Templates December 11
Unlock Google Search Mysteries December 12
Photo Organization December 18
Mapping with MapQuest December 19
Windows 8.1 Shortcuts December 26

Yoga for Beginners
Fridays (5, 12, 19, 26)
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 and towel. Led by Sandra Vadnais. Register for this class by calling 364-6211.

Apple Gadget Group
Thursday, Decembr 4th at 6:00 pm
A group for those who own, love, or want to own an Apple product. Open to all ages and levels of expertise.

Charlestown Writers’ Workshop
Thursday, December 11th at 6:30 pm

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

Drop-In Knitting Club
Thursdays (4, 11, 18) from 1:00 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.


Monday Night Movies

December 1st at 6pm
What If (PG-13)

December 8th at 6pm
Journey (PG)

December 15th at 6pm
A Most Wanted Man (R)

December 22nd at 6pm
The Grand Seduction

December 29th at 6pm
Guardians of the Galaxy

What If Hundred-Foot Journey A Most Wanted Man The Grand Seduction Guardians of the Galaxy

Wild Mushroom Hunting in Rhode Island
Thursday, December 4th at 6:30pm

Join Ryan Bouchard and Emily Schmidt for an presentation on foraging for edible wild mushrooms. Learn which varieties are best for beginners to identify, and discuss health and nutritional values. Free and open to the public. All are welcome!

Three Songs of the Season
Fridays at 7:00 pm

Dec. 5th: Baker Brothers Trio
Holiday jazz

Dec. 12th: Sõl Revival
Holiday bluegrass

Dec. 19th: Jon Campbell and Everett Brown
Seasonal Folly

Coffee and Conversation
Saturday, December 6th from 10am to 12pm

Join us in the Reading Room for a casual get-together and enjoy coffee, tea and light refreshments. Free and open to the public. All are welcome!

Gingerbread Houses
Saturday, December 13th at 10am

Make a graham cracker gingerbread house and decorate it with holiday candy. Please bring a can of non-whipped frosting. All other materials will be provided. All ages are welcome! Children under the age of 5 must be accompanied by an adult.

Holiday Open House
Thursday, December 18th from 9am to 8pm

Visit the library for refreshments and holiday cheer. Donations of baked goods are gladly accepted!

Family Holiday Movie

A Dog Named Christmas

Saturday, December 20th at 1:00 pm
A Dog Named Christmas

Pysanky Egg Decorating
Thursday, December 11th at 6pm

Learn the basics of Pysanky (Ukrainian) egg decorating. All materials will be provided, but please bring a container to bring home your finished egg. A $5 materials fee will be collected. Space is limited, so please register by calling

Holiday Craft for All Ages
Tuesday, December 23rd at 10am

Visit the library to create a holiday craft or card. All ages are welcome! Children under the age of 5 must be accompanied by an adult. Free and open to the public.

The library will close at 12pm on Wednesday, December 24th

New Year Craft for All Ages
Tuesday, December 30th at 10am

Visit the library to create a craft in celebration of the New Year. Children under the age of 5 must be accompanied by an adult. Free and open to the public.

The library will be closing at 12pm on Wednesday, December 31st.


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


Ages 3, 4, and 5
Tuesday at 10:00 am


Ages 2 and Younger with Caregiver
Wednesday at 9:30 am

Ages 3, 4 and 5
Wednesday at 10:30 am

Ages 2 and Up

Thursday at 9:30 am

Ages 3, 4 and 5
Thursday at 10:30 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