Hottest day of the week Tomorrow, Providence opens cooling centers 

This is a file image of a splash pad. (WLNE)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Providence’s water parks, pools, and cooling centers will be operating with extended hours to combat the dangerous temperatures Thursday and Friday.

City water parks and pools hours will be from noon to 7 p.m. both days.

Locations and hours for cooling centers are below:

COOLING CENTERS:

Crossroads RI: 160 Broad St., 401-521-2255

  • Available seven days a week, 24 hours a day

Emmanuel House: 239 Public St, 401-421-7888

  • Thursday: 6:00am – 7:00pm
  • Friday: 6:00am – 7:00pm

LIBRARIES SERVING AS COOLING CENTERS:

Residents may seek shelter from the heat at the following Providence Community Library Branches and at the Providence Public Library:

Fox Point Library: 90 Ives St, 401-331-0390

  • Thursday: 9:30am – 5:30pm
  • Friday: 1:00pm-5:30pm

Knight Memorial Library: 275 Elmwood Ave, 401-467-2625

  • Thursday: 9:30am – 8:00pm
  • Friday: 1:00pm – 5:30pm
  • Saturday: 9:30am – 5:30pm

Mt. Pleasant Library: 315 Academy Ave, 401-272-0106

  • Thursday: 9:30am – 8:00pm
  • Friday: 1:00 pm – 5:30pm
  • Saturday: 9:30 am – 5:30pm

Olneyville Library: 1 Olneyville Square, 401-421-4084

  • Thursday: 9:30am – 5:30pm
  • Friday: 1:00pm – 5:30pm

Providence Public Library: 150 Empire St, 401-455-8000

  •  Thursday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  •  Friday: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
  •  Saturday: 8:30am – 4:00pm

Rochambeau Library: 708 Hope St, 401-272-3780

  • Thursday: 9:30am – 8:00pm
  • Friday: 1:00pm – 5:30pm
  • Saturday: 9:30am – 5:30pm

Smith Hill Library: 31 Candace St, 401-272-4140

  • Thursday: 9:300am – 5:30pm
  • Friday: 1:00pm – 5:30pm

South Providence Library: 441 Prairie Ave, 401-467-2619

  • Thursday: 10:00am – 5:30pm
  • Friday: 1:00pm – 5:30pm

Wanskuck Library: 233 Veazie St, 401-274-4145

  • Thursday: 1:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Friday: 1:00pm – 5:30pm

Washington Park Library: 1316 Broad St, 401-781-3136

  • Thursday: 1:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Friday: 1:00pm – 5:30pm
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