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Cranston High School West Library: Distance Learning Resources

Message from the West Library



Also on this page is information about:

  • Getting online help with your homework from
  • Different ways to access ebooks - through the West Library catalag, with an app on your phone, and through online resources such as Teen Book Cloud

All books with due dates while school is closed will not incur fines. They all will be waived.

Research Resources

Click this link to search the West databases. Use the information below to log in.


The following are the logins. Look for the database you want to use based on your topic.

Gale Databases  = cran_log

  • Psychology Collection
  • eBooks
  • Kids Infobits
  • Science in Context
  • Health & Wellness
  • Literature Resource Center


Infobase: username = cranstonhswest / password = falcons

  • Classroom Video
  • Bloom’s Literature


ABC-Clio social studies databases: Both username and password is the same = cranstonstudent12

  • World History
  • World at War
  • Latino American Experience
  • Daily Life through History
  • Ancient World History
  • America Indian Experience
  • American History
  • America Government
  • African American Experience


eHraf World Cultures: username = ehraf / password = 30Adena26

Exploring Nature = rilink / stars

Culturegrams = rilinkcgrams / cgrams

Need Homework Help?

To access, click the link above and sign up with your Cranston public library card.


Don't have one? Visit a Cranston public library branch or ask your school librarian.

Read Books Online with Teen Book Cloud - Free until 8/31

To use on a phone, download the Tumble Book Cloud app

Username: tumble2020
Password: A3b5c6

Audible Audiobooks


During our distant learning, Audible is offering a collection of stories, free to stream, for kids of all ages.

How to borrow eBooks from the Cranston West Catalog


E-Books and Online Audio Books from your School Library!


On a device (cellphone or tablet) :

Go to  

It will ask you for your location in a drop down menu (state and school) and then you can log in. 


Username: CRA and your student ID #

Password: your student ID #


Once you scroll down, you will see an “e-books” or “audiobooks” heading.

After choosing a book, you will be directed to log in with the username and password above.



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