Monthly Archives: January 2010

Holiday closing

The Library will be closed Monday, January 18th for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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Looking for a good read?

Want a list of our new titles delivered to your Inbox?  Sign up for our “New at CPL” newsletter from NextReads.  It’s easy and free!  Just click on the Reader Newsletters link on our webpage. There are newsletters for every … Continue reading

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Showtime

Children ages 4-12 and their families Saturday, January 16, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. In honor of “Appreciate a Dragon Day” get ready for a magical adventure filled with friendship, fun and heartwarming songs in Disney’s family film Pete’s Dragon!  An orphan … Continue reading

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Young Picassos

This  art and literacy workshop is for children ages 8-12. Saturday, January 30, 2010 from 10:00-11:15 a.m. In this workshop, the children will make a painting that is based on a book that has been made into a movie. Participants … Continue reading

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RI Teen Book Awards 2010

If you have read at least 3 books from the list, you can vote for the book you think should win the 2010 RI Teen Book Award.  The nominees are displayed in the Young Adult area in the library. If … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget to Call Ahead!

In case of bad weather, give us a call to be sure we’re open! 401-333-2552

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A long time ago in Cumberland

The large granite building housing part of the library was once a Trappist Monastery.  The monks of the Cistercian Order of the Strict Observance began building here in 1900.  They were a silent order, but visitors could speak to the … Continue reading

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