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

Book Discussion Group

Thursday, September 6th at 1:00 pm
Grit by Angela Duckworth

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

All levels of experience are welcome.

Minecraft Wednesdays
Wednesdays (5, 12, 19, 26) from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

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

Quilting Group
Wednesdays (5, 12, 19, 26) 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 (7, 14, 21, 28) 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 (6, 13, 20, 27) 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 (7, 14, 21, 28) 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. Beginners welcome.

Investment Group
Wednesday, September 26 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!


Monday Night Movies

September 10th at 6:00 pm
The Con is On (R)

September 17th at 6:00 pm
The Leisure Seeker (R)

September 24th at 6:00 pm
The Miracle Season (PG)

Monday, September 3
Library Closed All Day

Saturday, September 8 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

View the work of 28 talented artists in Charlestown’s multi-site art show on display at the Cross Mills Public Library.

Cookbook Book Club
Friday, September 14 at 1:00 pm

Our dish selections for this month are from Mexican Everyday by Rick Bayless. Please call to register and submit your recipe.

Beginning Drawing for Adults
September 10 - November 5
Mondays 1:00 pm - 2:30pm (No class October 8)

Join professional teacher and artist Burl Dawson and learn basic skills of measurement with a focus on contour and shading. The class will take place indoors and outside. Please call 401-364-6211 to register.

Beginning Watercolor for Adults
September 11 - October 30
Tuesdays 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join professional teacher and artist Burl Dawson and learn basic watercolor techniques working from photographs and still lifes with an exploration of color theory. Please call 401-364-6211 to register.

Ghost Ship Presentation
Thursday, September 13 at 6:30 pm

Jill Farinelli, author of "The Palatine Wreck: The Legend of the New England Ghost Ship" will discuss this maritime mystery about a German ship that capsized off the coast of Block Island.

Cross Mills Jewelry Designers
Tuesday, September 18 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

Bat Chat
Saturday, September 22 at 11:00 am

Get into the Halloween spirit a little early, and come learn about bats! In this program from the RIDEM Division of Fish and Wildlife, you'll learn about bat natural history, their importance as part of a healthy ecosystem, conservation challenges, and current monitoring efforts in RI.

Back to School with Essential Oils
Thursday, September 20 at 4:00 pm

Learn about the use of oils for focus, immunity, healthy sleep, energy, relaxation, and even ‘growing pains’ and boo boo’s! Nurse and essential oil practitioner Marylin Delit will teach participants how to safely incorporate essential oils into a healthy family lifestyle. Please call 401-364-6211 to register.


Please contact Miss Nomi at for more information. Registration not necessary.


Ages 2 to 5
Tuesday at 10:00 am
Stories, songs and crafts for children and caregivers.

Children and caregivers sing along with Mr. Mike and his guitar.

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