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Sporting Events That Changed America

This virtual program, based on Martin Gitlin’s highly acclaimed book, Powerful Moments in Sports: The Most Significant Sporting Events in American History, features exciting videos of essential sporting events through more than 100 years. Included are the sale of Babe Ruth to the Yankees, Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, the 1958 NFL Championship Game, the famed Battle of the Sexes tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, the Magic Johnson-Larry Bird rivalry, and much more. Patrons will have the chance to ask questions and participate in a trivia contest.

Tuesday June 28, 6:30 - 7:30PM.  Free and open to the public. Register here or contact the library for assistance. The Zoom link will be emailed shortly after 5 PM on the day of the event.

Featured Event

Read beyond the beaten path this summer! We have summer reading programs for kids, teens, and adults.  You can request craft and activity kits, earn digital badges and buttons, win prizes, and more.

Click here to sign up or learn more. 


The statewide Rhode Island Summer Reading Program is supported by the RI Office of Library and Information Services, with funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

The Cranston Public Library's summer program is also made possible by: