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Check out the Cranston Public Library!

Click the icon below to go to the web site and CPL on line catalog.

Booklists and Authors

Free Online Tutoring for All Students

Need help with homework? Try!

All students now have access to through the Cranston Public Library’s website. From 2:00-10:00 daily, students can connect with a live online tutor and receive individual homework help in any subject area.


Chester Barrows Library Catalog

If you  would like to look up any books or materials here at Chester Barrows, use the Library Catalog (all students grade 3 and above are familiar with it).  Look up by Subject, Keyword, Author, Title or Series.  Feel free to ask Mrs. Rose if you need any assistance.

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Chester Barrows School continues its subscription to TUMBLEBOOKS for the current year!  Click on the icon above for a wonderful on-line library.  Includes videos, fiction, non-fiction, chapter books.

Welcome to Fable Learning Media!

Chester Barrows School continues its subscription to Fable Learning Media for the current year!  Click on the icon above for a wonderful on-line library with many of your favorite authors.  Student Username is chesterb.  Student password is chesterb  (all lower case for both). Happy Reading... on all of your platforms.  Fable Learning Media can be read on a computer, tablet... whatever device you have.


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Sue Rose
Chester W. Barrows School
9 Beachmont Avenue
Cranston, RI 02905

Library Hours

Wed.   8:45 am - 3:30 pm

Thurs.  8:45 am - 3:30 pm



Barrows Library Circulation Policies

First through fifth grade has library class weekly for 35 minutes.

Kindergarten has library class every  week for 35 minutes.

First Graders may select one book every other week.

Second Graders may select up to two books every other week.

Students in Third through Fifth Grade may select two books every other week.

Students, please remember to return materials on your scheduled library day.


It is the student's responsiblilty to take care of their books and return them to the library on the due date. 

Students, please do not loan your library books to your friends.

RILINK Interlibrary Loan Policy

As a member of the RILINK consortium, we follow the consortium-level Interlibrary Loan Policy that is posted on the RILINK website here:


Chester Barrows School Library Service Policy

In accordance with LORI Standards Certification, the Service Policy for Chester Barrows School Library can be found here.