Board of Trustees Meeting

Book Discussion Group

Monday, April 25th at 6:30 pm
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid's Tale

Mondays (4, 11, 18, 25) from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

All levels of experience are welcome.

Toddler Playtime
Mondays (4, 11, 18, 25) 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 (1, 8, 15, 22, 29) at 2:00 pm

This introductory computer class introduces a variety of topics.

Quilting Group
Wednesdays (6, 13, 20, 27) 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.

E-Reader Help
Thursdays by Appointment (7, 14, 21, 28)
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 (7, 14, 21, 28) 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 (1, 8, 15, 22, 29) 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

April 4th at 6:00 pm
Miss You Already

April 11th at 6:00 pm
The Big Short (R)

April 18th at 6:00 pm
Concussion (PG-13)

April 25th at 6:00 pm
The Lady in the Van (PG-13)

Miss You Already The Big Short Concussion The Lady in the Van

Coffee and Coloring
Fridays (1, 8, 15, 22, 29) from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

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

Introduction to Acrylic Painting
Saturday, April 2nd at 10:30 am

Learn the basics of acrylic painting by painting a garden scene. Paints and brushes will be available, but participants are encouraged to bring their own brushes if possible. Please call or visit the library to register.

Writers’ Workshop
Monday, April 4th at 6:30 pm

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

Organic Lawn Care Workshop with Frank Randall
Thursday, April 7th from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Frank Crandall of Horticultural Solutions presents tips on installing and maintaining a healthy lawn using organic lawn care techniques.

Planting Vegetable Gardens
Thursday, April 14th at 6:00 pm

Master Gardener Stephanie Santucci teaches the best way to maintain a vegetable garden, including how to plant seeds, select plants, and fertilize for a healthy growing season. Questions are encouraged.

Rhode Island Library Day
Saturday, April 16th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Saturday, April 16th is Rhode Island Library Day! Visit the library to discover all the resources Cross' Mills Public Library and the Ocean State Library system have to offer. Fines will be forgiven on all overdue materials returned today.

Audubon’s Birds of Prey
Saturday, April 16th at 10:30 am

Discover the world of owls, hawks, and falcons with the Audubon Society of Rhode Island. Learn about the unique adaptations they have for survival and meet live raptors.

Fairy Houses
Tuesday, April 19th at 10:30 am

Decorate a house for backyard fairies using natural materials. Please bring a ½ gallon milk or juice carton. Please call or visit the library to register. Ages 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Family Movie

April 9th at 11:00 am
The Peanuts Movie (PG)

The Peanuts Movie

Animal Experiences with Dave Marchetti
Wednesday, April 20th at 10:30 am

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

Make & Take Garden
Thursday, April 21st at 10:30 am

URI Master Gardeners lead a seed-planting workshop for children. Participants will take home their own planted seeds. Ages 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Read to Grace the Dog
Thursday, April 21st 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.

Woven in Time: The Narragansett Salt Pond Preserve
Thursday, April 21st at 7:00 pm

Filmmaker Marc Levitt presents his documentary regarding the only surviving pre-contact Native American village on the New England Coast.

Project Chick with Casey Farm
Saturday, April 23rd at 11:00 am

Visit with the Casey Farm baby chicks and learn about eggs and chickens.

Investment Group
Wednesday, April 27th 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.

Beading Enthusiasts’ Group
Thursday, April 28th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Join a circle of experienced beading enthusiasts. Bring a project and tools along with your ideas.

Concert: Trudy Silver
Thursday, April 28th at 7:00 pm

Musician and educator Trudy Silver presents a night of jazz piano and theatrical commentary. All are welcome!


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