Guidelines

  • Masks are required for all unvaccinated patrons.  Masks not required for library patrons under 2 years old.
  • Physical distancing is requested (3 feet distance) 
 

WHAT'S NEW


  • Seating and study tables are available at all locations
  • Newspapers are available at all locations
  • Reservations are no longer required for computer use - computer use increased to 3 hours per day
  • Meeting rooms may now be booked
 

We are still offering remote technology help. Click here to make an appointment for virtual technology help. 

 

CONTACTLESS PICK-UP

Picking up items without entering the building is available at certain locations. Please call or email to have your items pre-checked out and ready for you. Contactless pickup will only be available for current holds and items you have pre-ordered.  Library staff cannot pull additional items when you arrive for pick-up.   

Central Library pickup: please call 401-943-9080 x2 when you arrive.

Auburn Branch pickup: please call 401-781-6116 when you arrive.

William Hall branch pickup: please call 401-781-2450 when you arrive.

Oaklawn Branch pickup: please call 401-942-1787 when you arrive.


OVERDUE FINES:

Ocean State Libraries have agreed to waive fines for fines accrued March 14, 2020 - June 30, 2021.  Cranston Public Library has permanently eliminated fines on our books, audiobooks, and magazines, and our children's & teen collections.

 

NOTARY SERVICES:


Notary is available by appointment at the Central library only.  Please call 401-943-9080 x102 to reserve a time. 


DONATIONS:

We are not accepting donations at this time.