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Cranston Public Library, Central Library

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A wonderful resource that is frequently overlooked!

The Central library is an amazing resource that people often don't think of. It's a great place for... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Cranston, Rhode Island
Incredible Community Resource!

This has to be one of the nicest features of Cranston. The Library houses a substantial group of... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Cranston, Rhode Island
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“art exhibits”(2 reviews)
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140 Sockanosset Cross Rd, Cranston, RI 02920-5539
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

The Central library is an amazing resource that people often don't think of. It's a great place for old and young alike. The staff are very professional and helpful. Elderly who don't have the internet or air-conditioning should take advantage of the library. The Children's...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

This has to be one of the nicest features of Cranston. The Library houses a substantial group of collections from books and magazines to films and music, all to enjoy at your own pace at home for FREE! The Adult Education classes are exceptional, the...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This library has much to offer in newly released books and audio. Clean and safe; staff is friendly and helpful. Near stores, restaurants, plenty of parking and next door to fire department in case of emergencies. Easy on and off highway. Large children's area, private...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

i've been to meetings & art exhibits, used the computer lab, borrowed books, or simply run in to use the ladies room. this one, being the main one, has more to offer than the other branches especially better business hours.

Thank rklobstr
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is an excellent library for anyone looking to read papers or magazines. They have one of the best selections in the state. The library is clean and well stocked with DVDs and has plenty of computer access. It is also open on Sunday for...More

Thank swh279
Reviewed 22 December 2017

You can find a lot of good reads here! A very good selection and very fine atmosphere. You wil certainly enjoy your visit.

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Nice library with a great assortment of books . Many books are recent best sellers. Would like to see more art shows . It would be nice if there was a room devoted to art without other groups using the room. Sometimes meetings are held...More

Thank Franbena
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This library is a nice place to do all your library needs. The staff is very helpful and friendly. The lighting is excellent, even for my old eyes! There are rooms for all your needs--open reading rooms, rooms where you can study with a partner...More

Thank thecigarguy
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I'm here a couple of times per month, good for browsing, and as a CLAN member I'll have selections from other libraries delivered here for pickup. The email alerts let me know when items are due or ready for pickup ~ great for me.

Thank MHBRi
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Lovely library with a great A/V selection as well as books, plenty of computers and a very helpful staff.

Thank Dana O
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