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Cranston Public Library

Click on the icon above to be directed to the Cranston Public Library website.


Click the icon below to see what e-books the Cranston Public Library has available!

 (You will need your library card number to borrow/read them.)

 You can also get audio books which are great for traveling and family trips!

Dutemple Library Catalog - RICAT

To access the catalog, use the search box below.

Type in your search term. Click on the appropriate access button.

Cranston Public Library is now FINE FREE for Children and Teens!

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.)

Ebooks in RICat


To look at ebooks available through our library catalog, use the drop-down list under the search box and choose the format Electronic book.  Then click back in the Find box and press the [Enter] key on your keyboard.

To check out ebooks click Login in the upper right corner of the screen:

  • Your login is cdtyourlunchcode (ex. cdt12345)
  • Your password is your birthday in six digits. If your birthday is February 2, 2003 your password would be 020203. 02 is for February, the next 02 would be for the day, 03 is for the last two digits in 2003.


Click the icon to access the TumbleBook Library.

Features include videos, fiction, non-fiction, and chapter books.

In the box below is a daily featured book from the Tumblebook Library.      Click on the image and read the book!

Subject Guide

Dutemple Library Circulation Policies

Library Hours 


Service Policy

  • Dutemple Library services the information needs for everyone in our learning community.

  • Books are expected to be returned by the due date.

  • Lost and damaged books need to be replaced with same or paid for.

  • Interlibrary loans are available to all library patrons. See Mrs. Hughes for details.

Interlibrary Loan

Please note! Students, you are responsible for all items you check out. Please do not loan your library books to your friends!

Acceptable Use Policy

An Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) states the rules for students using technology at school.  

"It is a privilege, not a right, to use the CPSnet and the information resources found on the network and on the internet." 

The Cranston Public School's AUP reminds students of Acceptable Use of Technology:

1.  Personal Safety:  Keep personal information private

2.  Illegal Activities:  Obey school rules and the law when online

3.  Security:  Keep passwords private and avoid computer viruses

4.  Language:  Use appropriate language online

5.  Respect Privacy:  Keep personal information private

6.   Respect Resource Limits:  Use school computers for educational purposes only

7.  Plagiarism and Copyright:  Put it in your own words, cite your sources

8.  Access to Material:  Only use appropriate information and only for valid reasons