Board of Trustees Meeting

Book Discussion Group

Thursday, August 4th at 1:00 pm
On Canaan's Side by Sebastian Barry

On Canaan's Side

Mondays (1, 15, 22, 29) 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.

Basic Computer Instruction Classes
Fridays (5, 12, 26) from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

This introductory computer class introduces a variety of topics.

August 5th Word Processing
August 12th Email Basics
August 26th USB Flash Drives

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.

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.

Coffee and Coloring
Fridays (5, 12, 19, 26) at 10:30 am

Spend a relaxing morning coloring. 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.

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

August 1st at 6:00 pm
Touched with Fire (R)

August 15th at 6:00 pm
Dear Eleanor (PG-13)

August 22nd at 6:00 pm
Miracles From
Heaven (PG)

August 29th at 6:00 pm
Miles Ahead (R)

Touched with Fire Dear Eleanor Miracles From Heaven Miles Ahead

Summer Concert Series
Fridays at 7:00 pm

August 5 The Rowan Brothers
  The Rowan Brothers perform as a country-rock duo.
August 12 Jon Campbell
  Music from Rhode Island native singer and songwriter Jon Campbell.
August 19 Lisa y Josué
  Guitar duo and Flamenco Dancing featuring Cuban, Spanish, Mexican and other influences.
August 26 Steve DeConti
  Steve DeConti performs surf jazz.

Thursdays (4, 11) at 4:00 pm

Get creative with LEGO! All ages are welcome; ages 6 and under must attend with an adult.

Kids' Crafts
Mondays at 4:00 pm

Children ages 6 and under must attend with an adult. Please call or visit to register.

Seascape in a Bottle Monday, August 1 Please bring a clear plastic 1-liter bottle per child.
Pet Rocks Monday, August 15 Bring your own rock, or use one provided to create a new friend!


Family Fun Night
Thursdays at 6:00 pm

Thursday, Agust 4th
Dave Marchetti’s Animal Experiences: uses hands-on activities and exciting demonstrations to explore the science of sports.
Thursday, August 11th
RI Audubon Society’s Birds of Prey: 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.

Kids’ Reading Across RI Book Discussion
Wednesday, August 3rd at 4:00 pm

Pick up a free copy of the graphic novel “Roller Girl” by Victoria Jamieson at the library and join us for a book discussion and a tasty cool treat. Ages 8+

End of Summer Ice Cream Social and Bingo
Wednesday, August 17th at 4:00 pm

Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program with ice cream and bingo. All are welcome!

Beading Enthusiasts’ Workshop
Thursday, August 25th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Join a circle of experienced beading enthusiasts. Bring a project and tools along with your ideas. For more information contact Linda Theadore at

First Thursday in the Garden
Thursday, August 4th at 10:00 am

Master Gardener Sharon Bridge leads this monthly workshop on gardening topics. This month, learn about attracting butterflies to your garden.

Read to a Dog
Thursday, August 4th and 11th at 3:00 pm

Read on your own or with a caregiver to a registered Pet Therapy Dog. Please call to register for a time slot. Children ages 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Paint a Night Scene
Saturday, August 6th at 10:30 am

Learn the basics of acrylic painting by creating a night scene. Please bring your own brushes if possible. Call or visit the library to register.


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