Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, November 18th at 7:00 pm

Book Discussion Group

November 6th at 1:00 pm
Defending Jacob by William Landay

Defending Jacob

November 24th at 6:30 pm
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

Mondays (3, 10, 17, 24) from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

All levels of experience are welcome.

Mah Jongg Group
Wednesdays (5, 12, 19, 26) from 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Newcomers are welcome to participate in our mah jongg group.

Drop-In Knitting Club
Thursdays (6, 13, 20) 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.

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

Intro to Basic Computing and Email November 6
Clean Computers November 7
Resume Templates November 13
Unlock Google Search Mysteries November 14
Photo Organization November 20
Mapping a la MapQuest November 21
Windows 8.1 Shortcuts November 28

Yoga for Beginners
Fridays, November 7, 14, 21, 28
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, November 6th and 23rd 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, November 6th at 6:30 pm

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

Wii for All Ages
Thursdays, November 13th and 20th 5pm to 6pm

Come and play Wii on the big screen at the library! Games will be available, or bring your own multi-player, all-ages games from home. All are welcome!


Monday Night Movies

November 3rd at 6pm
Edge of Tomorrow

November 10th at 6pm
Lucky Them (R)

November 17th at 6pm
Begin Again (R)

November 24th at 6pm
Maleficent (PG)

Edge of Tomorrow Lucky Them Begin Again Maleficent

Midwifery Among the Navajo
Wednesday, November 5th at 4pm

Join Diana Juliano for a discussion of “The Scalpel and the Silver Bear: The First Navajo Woman Surgeon Combines Western Medicine and Traditional Healing” by Lori Alvord. Diana, who worked with the Navajo community as a nurse and midwife, will relate her experience to Dr. Alvord’s memoir. It is not necessary to have read the book before attending this discussion.

Fish Print Workshop
Thursday, November 6th at 6pm

Local Gyotaku artist Jack Brown will teach you to make prints using real fish. All materials will be provided. Space is limited, so please register by calling 364-6211. Ages 16 and up.

The library will be closed Tuesday, November 11th in observance of Veterans' Day.

Special Event: Bjorn the Magician
Saturday, November 15th at 10:00 am

Bring the family for a morning of fun and laughter with Bjorn the Magician! Free and open to the public. All are welcome!

Drop-in Thanksgiving Craft
November 22nd from 10 am to 12 pm

Visit the library to create a craft in celebration of Thanksgiving. Free and open to the public. All are welcome! Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult.

Digital Photography
Thursday, November 25th at 6:30pm

Digital photographer Tom Tetzner provides advice for purchasing a digital camera. Topics covered will include design and performance, lenses and focusing, stabilization and filters. If you would like to attend, please call the library at 401-364-6211 to register.

Investment Group
Wednesday, November 26th at 7:00 pm

Join this monthly group to share investment ideas. For more information contact Alice Greene at

The library will be closed Thursday, November 27th. Happy Thanksgiving!


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