Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, April 15th at 7:00 pm

Book Discussion Groups for Adults
First Thursday at 1:00 pm:

April 3rd
End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe

The End of Your Life Book Club

May 1st
Moloka’i by Alan Brennert


Monday at 6:30 pm:

April 28th
The Rainbow by D.H. Lawrence

May 19th
The Old Ace in the Hole by Annie Proulx

Mondays (7, 14, 21, 28) at 1:00 PM

Basic Computer Instruction Classes

Thursday at 6:00 pm
Friday at 2:00 pm
Saturday by appointment

Basic Computing and E-mail April 3, 4, and 10
Search Engines/Google Aprill 11
Basic Word Processing April 17
Ebay Buying April 18
How to Clean Windows: XP, Vista, 7 April 24

Mah Jongg Group
Wednesdays (2, 9, 16, 23, 30) from 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Newcomers are welcome to participate in our mah jongg group.

Downloading Books to Your eReader or Tablet
Wednesdays by Appointment (2, 9, 16, 30)
from 10:30 to 11:30 am

Do you have an eReader or Tablet and need help understanding how to borrow eBooks from the library? Learn how to make the most of the library's digital contents. To make an appointment contact Nancy@crossmills.org or call 401-364-6211. The following is needed to complete your library loan: Your library card and
Kindle users, please bring your Amazon login and password.
iPad users, please bring your Adobe Digital Editions password and your Apple ID.
Nook users, please bring your Adobe Digital Editions password and Barnes & Noble ID.

Drop-In Knitting Club
Thursdays (3, 10, 17, 24) 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.

Cross' Mills Beaders' Meeting
Thursday, April 24th at 9:30 am

Join a circle of experienced beading enthusiasts and bring tools and a project along to work on.  For more information contact Linda Theadore at LTadore@hotmail.com

Apple Gadget Group
Thursday, April 3rd, 10th, and 24th at 6:30 pm
A group for those who own, love or want to own an Apple product. Open to all ages and stages of expertise. Led by Karen Kaine.

Charlestown Writers’ Group
Thursday, April 10th and 24th from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

A writing group where participants have an opportunity to write their stories, poems and life experiences. Teachers will help get you started. Bring writing materials. Led by Rob Miller.

Coffee and Conversation
Saturday, April 5th 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for a casual get-together and enjoy coffee, tea and light refreshments. All are welcome.


Monday Night Movies

April 7th at 6:00 pm
American Hustle (R)

April 14th at 6:00 pm
12 Years a Slave (R)

April 21st at 6:00 pm
The Book Thief (PG-13)

April 28th at 6:00 pm
Inside Llewyn Davis (R)

American Hustle

Pysanky Egg Decorating

Thursday, April 3rd from 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Saturday, April 12th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Join Lisa Schipritt to learn how to make a Ukrainian Easter egg. Ages 10 and up. A $5 materials fee will be collected at the workshop. Please bring a container to hold the egg. Space is limited, register for this class by calling 364-6211 or email Nomi@crossmills.org.

Yoga for Beginners
Fridays, April 4, 11, 25 and May 2 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 and towel. Led by Sandra Vadnais. Register for this class by calling 364-6211 or email Nomi@crossmills.org.

AARP Tax Help
Tuesday, April 1st, 8th, and 15th 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Saturdays from 1:00 to 5:00 pm on April 12th

Need help filing your income tax return? Meet with representatives from AARP for free assistance. No appointments. First come, first served.

Musical Event
Friday, April 11th at 7:00 pm

The KroppDusters will be performing Bluegrass, Irish, folk and blues music.

Investment Group
Wednesday, April 30th at 7:00 pm

Join this monthly group to share investment ideas. For more information contact Alice Greene at aliceg6@verizon.net.

Family Movie Night

No movie this month

The Big Read Event:
Round Table Discussion on Love Medicine
by Louise Erdrich
Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 7:00 pm

Dawn Dove, Narragansett elder, oral historian, author and educator will lead a round table discussion with Indigenous educators, elders, and activists to discuss the themes of Louise Erdrich's, Love Medicine. The panelists are Dr. Maria Lawrence, Ramapaugh, RI College Professor of Education; Lorén Spears, Executive Director of Tomaquag Museum, educator, artist, and author; Dr. Elizabeth Hoover, Mohawk, professor at Brown; Paulla Jennings, Niantic/Narragansett Elder and oral historian. The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts. For more information www.tomaquagmuseum.com or 401-491-9063.

Vacation Week Activities for All Ages

Seed Art
Tuesday, April 22nd at 10:00 am

Use your imagination to turn seeds into pictures. Children 5 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Please register by calling 401-364-6211 or email Nomi@crossmills.org.

Wednesday, April 23rd at 10:00 am

Create a unique work of art with beads of various shapes and colors. Children 5 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Please register by calling 401-364-6211 or email Nomi@crossmills.org.

Bjorn the Magician
Wednesday, April 23rd at 2:00 pm

No registration necessary. All are welcome.

Gardening with Kids
Thursday, April 24th at 10:00 am

Get a head start on your spring garden. Children 5 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Please register by calling 401-364-6211 or email Nomi@crossmills.org.

Project Chick
Saturday, April 26th at 10:00 am

Casey Farm volunteer, Beth Weibust, will talk about chickens and their eggs. Participants get to hold live chicks. All are welcome. No registration required.


Please contact Ms. Nomi at Nomi@crossmills.org for more information. Registration not necessary.

There will be no story hours the week of April 21st.


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 Nomi@crossmills.org or call 364-6211.

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