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Edward S. Rhodes Library: WELCOME

Welcome to the Edward S. Rhodes Library website!


Welcome to the Edward S. Rhodes Library website!  Happy exploring! Please feel free to contact Mrs. Gaiewski with any questions.  

Rhodes Library Circulation Policies

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

Kindergarten has library class every week for 35 minutes and they keep their books in school.

Grade 1:  may select one book every week; grade one students keep their books in school.

Grades 2-5: may borrow two books every other week and bring their books home.

Books that are being used for project research may be chosen in addition to personal book choices. 

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


It is the students' responsibililty 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.

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Homework Help

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. You are limited to five sessions a week and you must have a valid Cranston Public Library card to enter the site. Click on the icon to the left to be taken to the portal. Remember Cranston Public Library no longer charges fines for overdue children's books. Watch the video below and start taking advantage of this free resource today!

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

Library Hours

Thursday 8:30-2:50

Friday 8:30-2:50

Cranston Public Libraries

Check out the Cranston Public Library!

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


The Cranston Public Library is now Fine Free for children's and teens materials!  No fines will be charged for late or overdue materials from Cranston Libraries.  If materials belonging to other libraries in the state are late, there may be fines, but please talk with a librarian!  They will work with you to see what they can do! 

Click here to learn more about Fine Free and Worry Free

Click here for the CPL Online Library Card Application.  Or click here for a downloadable form.  (Also available in Spanish and Portuguese.)

Try Exploring Nature by clicking on the link you see here