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

Book Discussion Group

Thursday, May 4th at 1:00 pm
The Hunchback of Notre Dame” by Victor Hugo

The Great Gatsby

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

All levels of experience are welcome.

Mah Jongg
Wednesdays (3, 10, 17, 24, 31) from 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm

All levels of experience are welcome. No registration necessary.

Minecraft Mondays
Mondays (1, 8, 15, 22) from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

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

Basic Computer Instruction Classes
Fridays (5, 12, 19, 26) at 2:00 pm

This free computer class for beginners covers a variety of topics monthly.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tech Help
Wednesdays (3, 10, 17, 24, 31) 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.


Monday Night Movies

May 1st at 6:00 pm
Collateral Beauty (R)

May 8th at 6:00 pm
Lion (R)

May 15th at 6:00 pm
Hidden Figures (PG-13)

May 22nd at 6:00 pm
La La Land (R)

Collateral Beauty Lion Hidden Figures La La Land

Annual Pruning Workshop
Saturday, May 6 at 10:00 am

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

Promote the Goat
Saturday, May 6 at 11:00 am

Meet the RI Dairy Goat Association kids and learn the benefits of raising goats for milk, meat and fiber. All are welcome!

Charlestown Writers Workshop
Thursday, May 11th and 25th at 6:30 pm

Share your creative writing with others in a moderated and supportive forum. Bring samples of your work. Free and open to the public. Please contact Joseph Deslaurier with any questions: 364-7033.

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for children
Thursday, May 11 at 7:00 pm

Cheryl Martone of the CASA office and a CASA volunteer will discuss the process involved in becoming a volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocate for abused and neglected RI children who need an advocate to speak in their “best interest” in court.

New! Cookbook Book Club
Friday, May 12 at 1:00 pm

At this first informational meeting each participant will receive a copy of The Providence and Rhode Island Cookbook by Linda Beaulieu and choose a dish to bring to the June meeting. We will also brainstorm about which cookbooks to share with each other in the future. Please call to register.

Introduction to American Sign Language (ASL)
Thursday, May 18 at 7:00 pm

Instructor and sign language expert Damien Kilbride will teach an introductory ASL class which will include the manual alphabet and some basic and common signs. Free and open to the public. Please call 364-6211 to register.

Family Movie

May 20th at 11:00 am
Sing (PG)


Kids' Crafts
Thursdays at 5:00 pm

Children ages 6 and under must attend with an adult.

Totem Poles Thursday, May 4 Please bring a paper towel roll.
Collages Thursday, May 11
Paint with Vegetables Thursday, May 18
“Stained Glass” Butterfly Thursday, May 25

Beading Enthusiasts’ Workshop
Tuesday, May 23 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

Conscious Cuisine
Thursday, May 25 from 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Forager and chef Brett Mayette of Conscious Cuisine will serve a delicious meal prepared with locally foraged wild plants. He will then discuss the health benefits of eating a diverse plant based diet. Please call 364-6211 to register.

Friday Night Concert - MacLeod & Musher
Friday May 26, 7:00pm

Alex MacLeod and Danny Musher bring to their audiences a mixture of traditional fiddle tunes, classic old country and bluegrass tunes.

Memorial Day
Monday May 29
Library Closed All Day

Investment Group
Wednesday, May 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!


Please contact Miss Nomi at 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 or call 364-6211.

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