Welcome to the Kids Page

Summer Reading 2020

This summer, we're offering an online challenge, virtual programs, and weekly activity kits! 

  • Online Challenge: go to our Beanstack page to create an account.
  • Virtual Programs: scroll down for the schedule.
  • Weekly Activity Kits: the form to request kits is here.

For more information, visit our summer reading page!

Digital Content



Check out ebooks, audiobooks, and streaming videos with your library card.

Download the Overdrive or Libby app, or access the eZone online.

Find popular children's titles selected by Cranston Librarians.



Create an account with your library card.

Watch up to 8 films a month.

FInd classic PBS kids shows, indie films, and adaptations of picture books.


Read picture books and graphic novels online for free using Tumblebook's easy online interface.

No limits on how many you read.

Visit "readalongs" to listen to books read aloud or visit "language learning" for books in French and Spanish.

EBook Recommendations

Having trouble finding the perfect ebook?  Fill out this form to get recommendations from a librarian.

Homework Help


Create an account with your library card.

Connect with a tutor certified to teach your grade and subject up to 5 times a week.

Use the online classroom to ask questions, submit files, complete practice tests, and get help with homework.


Access World Book encyclopedia online and other informational resources for school projects.

Primary Search is a great source for images, too.

Search freely from anywhere in Rhode Island.

Kids Events

Children's Homepage