Your Library at Home

This summer, we invite you to participate by logging the minutes you read using Beanstack, watching our live storytelling and "Magical Academy" virtual programs, or picking up an activity kit--new ones each week!

Featured Resources

Ebook and audiobook collections you can enjoy from home using your library card.
Free streaming access to over 30,000 feature films and documentaries.

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Upcoming Events


You can still attend storytimes, participate in book discussions, and more even though the library is closed.   Our staff have been busy creating online programs during the closure.

Check our online calendar for the full schedule.

Featured Event

The Cranston Public Library, in partnership with The Cranston Herald, will host Republican and Democratic mayoral debates on August 19 and August 26. Herald editor Daniel Kittredge will moderate both debates. 

The debates will be streamed live via the Cranston Herald's Facebook page and the Cranston Public Library's Facebook Page.
For the safety of the participants and the public during the pandemic, these events will not open to a live audience.

The first debate will be on Wednesday August 19 at 7:00 PM and will include the two Republican candidates for mayor, City Council President Michael Farina and Citywide Councilman Ken Hopkins. 

The second debate will be on Wednesday, August 26 at 6:30 PM and will include the three Democratic candidates for mayor - Maria Bucci, Adam Carbone and Citywide Councilman Steve Stycos.
All questions will be developed by the moderator and the Herald's staff. If you have questions for the candidates please submit them to 

For additional information please visit