List of cooling centers available to the public

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – With scorching temperatures and high humidity expected, the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency provided a list of public cooling centers.

The following locations are available to members of the public hoping to seek shelter from the heat:

Barrington:

Barrington Public Library: 281 County Rd

Mon – Fri: 9 AM – 4:30 PM

 

Barrington Public Safety Building: 100 Federal Rd; 24/7

Mon – Fri: 9 AM – 4:30 PM

 

Bristol:

Roger’s Free Library: 525 Hope St

Mon – Fri: 9 AM – 8 PM

Fri – Sat: 9 AM – 5 PM

 

Quinta-Gamelin Recreation Center: 101 Asylum Rd

Mon – Fri: 8 AM – 6 PM

Sat & Sun: 8 AM – 8 PM

 

Burrillville:

Jesse Smith Library: 100 Tinkham Lane

Mon – Wed: 10 AM – 8:30 PM

Thurs: 1 PM – 8:30 PM

Fri: 10 AM – 5 PM

Sat: 10 AM – 2 PM

 

Charlestown:

Cross’ Mills Public Library: 4417 Old Post Rd

Mon: 1 PM – 8 PM

Tues: 9 AM – 1 PM

Wed: 9 AM – 6 PM

Thurs: 9 AM – 8 PM

Fri: 1 PM – 6 PM

Sat: 9 AM – 3 PM

 

Coventry:

Coventry Public Library: 1672 Flat River Rd

Mon – Thurs: 9 AM – 8 PM

Fri: 9 AM – 5 PM

Sat: 9 AM – 1 PM

Sat: 9 AM – 1 PM

 

Any Police Station or Fire Station In Coventry:

Available Off Hours

 

Cranston:

Arlington Library: 1064 Cranston St

Mon – Wed: 10 AM – 4: 30 PM

Fri: 10 AM – 4:30 PM

 

Auburn Library: 396 Pontiac Ave

Mon – Wed: 10 AM – 6 PM

Fri: 10 AM – 6 PM

Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

 

Central Library: 140 Sockanosset Cross Rd

Mon – Wed: 9 AM – 8 PM

Thurs – Sat: 9 AM – 5 PM

 

Knightsville Library: 1847 Cranston St

Mon: 1 PM – 8 PM

Tues – Wed: 11 AM – 6 PM

Fri: 11 AM – 5 PM

 

Oaklawn Library: 230 Wilbur Avenue

Tues & Wed: 10 AM – 5 PM

Fri & Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

 

William Hall Library: 1825 Broad St

Mon & Thurs: 10 AM – 8 PM

Tues & Wed: 12 PM – 8 PM

Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

 

Cumberland:

Cumberland Public Library: 1464 Diamond Hill Rd

Mon – Thurs: 9 AM – 8 PM

Fri 9 AM – 5 PM

Sat: 9 AM – 1 PM

 

East Greenwich:

East Greenwich Police Station Community Room: 176 1st Ave; 24/7

 

Swift Community Center: 121 Pierce St

Mon – Fri: 8:30 AM – 4 PM

 

East Providence:

Riverside Library: 475 Bullocks Point Ave

Mon – Thurs: 9 AM – 8 PM

Fri: 10 AM – 5 PM

Sat & Sat: 10 AM – 8 PM

 

Senior Center: 600 Waterman Ave

Mon – Fri: 8 AM – 4 PM

Sat & Sat: 10 AM – 8 PM

 

Weaver Library: 41 Grove Ave

Mon – Thurs: 9 AM – 8 PM

Fri: 9 AM – 5 PM

Sat & Sat: 10 AM – 8 PM

 

Exeter:

Exeter Library: 773 Ten Rod Rd

Tues – Thurs: 10 AM – 8 PM

Fri: 10 AM – 5 PM

 

Foster:

Foster Public Library: 184 Howard Hill Rd

Tues – Thurs: 12 PM – 6 PM

Fri: 12 PM – 6 PM

Sat: 10 AM – 2 PM

 

Tyler Free Library: 81A Moosup Valley Rd

Mon: 2 PM – 8 PM

Wed: 10 AM – 8 PM

Fri: 1 PM – 5 PM

 

Glocester:

Glocester Manton Library: 1137 Putnam Pike

Mon – Wed: 10 AM – 8 PM

Fri: 10 AM – 8 PM

Sat: 10 AM – 3 PM

 

Glocester Senior Center: 1210 Putnam Pike

Mon – Fri: 9 AM – 4 PM

Harmony Library: 195 Putnam Pike

Mon – Thurs: 10 AM – 8 PM

Sat: 10 AM – 4 PM

 

Glocester Town Hall: 1145 Putnam Pike

(Will be opened as needed, hours to be determined. This is not a standing Cooling Center. Regular hours Mon – Fri: 8 AM – 4:30 PM)

 

Hopkinton:

Ashaway Free Library: 15 Knight St, Ashaway

Mon: 10 AM – 5 PM

Tues: 4 PM – 8 PM

Wed: 10 AM – 8 PM

Thurs: 4 PM – 8 PM

Fri: 10 AM – 5 PM

Sat: 9 AM – 1 PM

 

Hopkinton Town Hall: 1 Town House Rd

9 AM – 4 PM (Wed – Fri)

 

Hopkinton Police Station – Conference Room: 406 Woodville Rd

July 19 – 21: 24 Hours

 

Jamestown:

Jamestown Police Station: 250 Conanicus Ave

24 Hours

 

Town Hall 93 Narragansett Ave

Mon – Fri: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

 

Jamestown Library: 26 North Rd

Mon: 10 AM – 8 PM

Tues: 10 AM – 8 PM

Wed: 10 AM – 8 PM

Thurs: 12 PM – 8 PM

Fri: 10 AM – 5 PM

Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

 

Johnston:

Johnston Public Library: 1 Memorial Ave

Mon – Thurs: 9 AM – 8 PM

Fri: 9 AM – 6 PM

 

Middletown:

Middletown Library: 708 W. Main Rd

Mon – Thurs: 9:30 AM – 8 PM

Fri – Sat: 9:30 AM – 5 PM

 

Senior Center: 650 Green End Ave

Mon – Fri: 9 AM – 4 PM

Town Hall: 350 E. Main Rd

Mon – Fri: 8 AM – 4 PM

 

Narragansett:

Narragansett Library: 35 Kingstown Rd

Mon – Thurs: 9:30 AM – 8:30 PM

Fri: 9:30 AM – 5 PM

Sat: 9:30 AM – 5 PM (Sept – May)

Sat: 9:30 AM – 2 PM (May – Aug)

Sun: 12 PM – 4 PM (Late Sept – April)

 

Newport:

Donovan Manor: 19 Chapel St

Mon – Fri: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

 

Florence Gray Community Center: 1 Shimoda Way

Mon – Fri: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

 

Newport Public Library: 300 Spring St

Mon: 12 AM – 8:30 PM

Tues – Thurs: 9 AM – 8:30 PM

Fri – Sat: 9 AM – 5:30 PM

 

New Shoreham:

Island Free Library: 9 Dodge St

Tues: 11 AM – 7 PM

Wed – Fri: 10 AM – 5 PM

Sat: 10 AM – 3 PM

 

North Kingstown:

Senior Center: 44 Beach St

Mon – Fri: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

 

North Kingstown Library: 100 Boone St

Mon – Thurs: 9 AM – 8:30 PM

Fri – Sat: 9 AM – 5 PM

 

North Providence:

Salvatore Mancini Resource & Activity Center: 2 Atlantic Blvd

Mon – Fri: 8 AM – 4 PM

 

Pawtucket:

Blackstone Valley Visitor Center: 175 Main St

Mon – Sun: 10 AM – 4 PM

 

Leon Mathieu Senior Center: 420 Main St

Mon – Fri: 8:30 AM – 4 PM

 

Pawtucket Police Department: 121 Roosevelt Ave; 24/7

 

Pawtucket Public Library: 13 Summer St

Mon – Sat: 9 AM – 4:45 PM

 

Portsmouth:

Portsmouth Multi-Purpose Senior Center: 110 Bristol Ferry Rd

Mon – Fri: 9 AM – 4 PM

 

Providence:

The following water play parks and publicpools will be open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12:00pm-8:00pm.

Water park locations include:

  • Al Carrington Water Park – at Richardson Park, 64 Richardson Street, corner of Richardson Street and Prairie Ave
  • Billy Taylor Water Park, 124 Camp Street, off Cypress Street
  • Chad Brown Water Park, Chad Brown Street
  • Sackett Street Water Park, 110 Sackett Street, across from Sackett Street Recreation Center
  • Harriet and Sayles Water Park, 375 Sayles Street, corner of Harriet Street and Sayles Street
  • General Street Water Park, 11 West Drive, off Admiral Street
  • George West Water Park, 1266 Chalkstone Avenue, corner of Chalkstone and Mount Pleasant Avenue
  • Fargnoli Water Park, 945 Smith Street, close to Academy Avenue
  • Fox Point Water Park – at Cabral Park, 505 Wickenden Street, next to Vartan Gregorian School
  • Neutaconkanut Recreation Center Water Park, 675 Plainfield Street, near Killingly Street
  • Wallace Street Park, 1 Wallace Street
  • Pastore Park, corner of Knight Street and Tell Street
  • Joslin Recreation Center, 17 Hyatt Street

 

Outdoor pool locations include:

  • McGrane Pool at West End Recreation Center, 404 Dexter Street
  • Almagno Pool at Neutaconkanut Recreation Center, 675 Plainfield Street
  • Selim Rogers Recreation Center, 60 Camden Avenue
  • Zuccolo Recreation Center, 18 Gesler Street
  • Davey Lopes Recreation Center, 227 Dudley Street

Emergency cooling center locations include:

  • Nathan Bishop Middle School, 101 Sessions Street
  • E-Cubed Academy, 812 Branch Avenue
  • Anthony Carnevale Elementary School, 50 Springfield Street
  • Young Woods Elementary School, 674 Prairie Avenue
  • Providence Career & Technical Academy, 41 Fricker Street

 

 

Non-city owned cooling center locations include:

Federal Hill House

9 Courtland Street

Providence, Rhode Island 02909>

401-421-4722

Monday – Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm

 

Silver Lake Annex Multi-Purpose

Community Center

529 Plainfield Street

Providence, Rhode Island 02909>

401-944-8300

Monday – Friday 6:30am-5:00pm

 

Davinci Center for Community Progress

470 Charles Street

Providence, Rhode Island 02904>

401-272-7474

Monday – Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

 

West End Community Center

109 Bucklin Street

Providence, Rhode Island 02907>

401-781-4242

Monday – Friday 6:30am to 5:30pm

 

Crossroads RI

160 Broad Street

Providence, RI 02903>

401-521-2255

Thursday: 24/7

Friday: 24/7

Saturday: 24/7

 

Providence Rescue Mission

627 Cranston Street #1

Providence, RI 02907>

401-274-8861

Thursday: 24/7

Friday: 24/7

Saturday: 24/7

 

LIBRARY BRANCHES:

Residents may also seek shelter at the Providence Public Library or the following Providence Community Library Branches:

 

Providence Public Library

150 Empire Street

401-331-0390

Monday: 12:30pm to 8:30pm

Tuesday: 9:30am to 5:30pm

Wednesday –Friday: 12:30pm to 5:30pm

 

Fox Point Library

90 Ives Street

401-331-0390

Monday 9:00am to 5:30pm

Tuesday 1:00pm to 8:00pm

Wednesday – Friday 1:00pm to 6:00pm

  

Mt. Pleasant Library

315 Academy Avenue

401-272-0106

Monday – Tuesday 1:00pm to 9:00pm

Wednesday 12:00pm to 6:00pm

Thursday 9:30am to 6:00pm

Friday – Saturday 1:00pm to 6:00pm

 

Olneyville Library

1 Olneyville Square

401-421-4084

Monday 1:00pm to 6:00pm

Tuesday 9:00am to 5:30pm

Wednesday 1:00pm to 8:00pm

Thursday – Friday 1:00pm to 6:00pm

 

Rochambeau Library

708 Hope Street

401-272-3780

Monday 1:00pm to 8:45pm

Tuesday – Wednesday 9:30am to 5:45pm

Thursday 1:00pm to 8:45pm

Friday – Saturday 1:00pm to 5:45pm

 

Smith Hill Library

31 Candace Street

401-331-0390

Monday – Tuesday 1:00pm to 6:00pm

Wednesday 9:00am to 8:00pm

Thursday 9:00am to 5:30pm

Friday 1:00pm to 6:00pm

 

South Providence Library

441 Prairie Avenue

401-467-2619

Monday 1:00pm to 6:00pm

Tuesday 1:00pm to 8:00pm

Wednesday 9:00am to 5:30pm

Thursday – Friday 1:00pm to 6:00pm

 

Wanskuck Library

233 Veazie Street

401-274-4145

Monday 9:00am to 5:30pm

Tuesday – Wednesday 1:00pm to 6:00pm

Thursday 1:00pm to 8:00pm

Friday 1:00pm to 6:00pm

 

Washington Park Library

1316 Broad Street

401-781-3148

Monday 9:00am to 5:30pm

Tuesday – Wednesday 1:00pm to 6:00pm

Thursday 1:00pm to 8:00pm

Friday 1:00pm to 6:00pm

 

Richmond:

Clark Memorial Library: 7 Pinehurst Dr, Carolina

Mon – Tues: 1 PM – 8 PM

Wed: 10 AM – 8 PM

Thurs: 1 PM – 8 PM

Fri: 10 AM – 5 PM

Sat: 10 AM – 2 PM

 

Scituate:

Chopmist Hill Senior Center: 1315 Chopmist Hill Rd

Wed – Fri: 9:30 AM – 3 PM

 

Hope Library: 374 North Rd

Mon: 10 AM – 5 PM

Tues – Thurs: 1 PM – 8 PM

Fri: 10 AM – 5 PM

Sat: 9 AM – 2 PM

 

North Scituate Library: 606 West Greenville Rd

Mon: 1 PM – 8 PM

Tues: 10 AM – 8 PM

Wed: 1 PM – 8 PM

Thurs: 10 AM – 8 PM

Sat: 10 AM – 4 PM

 

Smithfield:

East Smithfield Public Library: 50 Esmond St

Mon – Tues: 10 AM – 9 PM

Wed: 10 AM – 7 PM

Thurs: 10 AM – 9 PM

Fri: 10 AM – 7 PM

 

Greenville Public Library: 573 Putnam Pike

Mon – Thurs: 9 AM – 8 PM

Fri – Sat: 9 AM – 5 PM

Sun: 1 PM – 5 PM

 

Smithfield Municipal Ice Rink: 109 Pleasant View Ave

Sun – Sat: 10 AM – 8 PM

 

South Kingstown:

Kingston Free Library: 2605 Kingstown Rd

Mon – Tues: 10 AM – 6 PM

Wed: 10 AM – 8 PM

Thurs: 12 PM – 8 PM

Fri: 10 AM – 5 PM

Sat: 9 AM – 12 PM

 

Neighborhood Guild: 325 Columbia St

Mon – Fri: 8 AM – 8:30 PM

 

Peace Dale Library: 1057 Kingstown Rd

Mon: 9 AM – 8 PM

Tues – Thurs: 9 AM – 6 PM

Fri: 9 AM – 5 PM

Sat: 9 AM – 1 PM

 

Senior Center: 25 St. Dominic Rd

Mon – Fri: 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM

 

Tiverton:

Tiverton Public Library: 34 Roosevelt Dr

Mon – Thurs: 10 AM – 8 PM

Fri: 10 AM – 5 PM

Sat: 10 AM – 4 PM

 

Warren:

Andreozzi Hall: 20 Libby Ln

Mon – Thurs: 10 AM – 8 PM

Fri: 10 AM – 5 PM

Sat: 10 AM – 3 PM

 

George Hail Free Library: 530 Main St

Mon – Thurs: 10 AM – 8 PM

Fri: 10 AM – 5 PM

Sat: 10 AM – 3 PM

 

Warwick:

Pilgrim Senior Center: 27 Pilgrim Parkway

Mon – Fri: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

 

Warwick Public Library: 600 Sandy Ln

Mon – Thurs: 9 AM – 9 PM

Fri – Sat: 9 AM – 5 PM

 

Westerly:

Westerly Public Library: 44 Broad St

Mon – Wed: 9 AM – 8 PM

Thurs – Fri: 9 Am – 6 PM

Sat: 9 AM – 4 PM

 

West Greenwich:

West Greenwich Library: 274 Victory Highway

Mon: 10 AM – 4 PM

Tues – Thurs: 10 AM – 8 PM

Fri – Sat: 10 AM – 4 PM

 

West Warwick:

West Warwick Public Library: 1043 Main St

Mon – Wed: 9:00 AM – 9 PM

Thurs: 9:00 AM – 5PM

Fri: 9:00 AM – 5 PM

 

West Warwick Youth/Police Annex: 40 Factory St

Mon – Fri: 8:30 AM – 4 PM

 

Woonsocket:

Woonsocket Senior Center: 84 Social St

Mon – Fri: 8 AM – 4 PM

 

Woonsocket Harris Public Library: 303 Clinton St

Mon: 9 AM – 9 PM

Tue: 9 AM – 5 PM

Wed: 9 AM – 9 PM

Thru: 9 AM – 9 PM

Fri: 9 AM – 5 PM

Sat: 9 AM – 5 PM (Sept through May)

Sun: Closed

 

Woonsocket Police Station Lobby Area: 242 Clinton St

Weekends and Library/Senior Center Off Hours

Landmark Medical Center Lobby Area: 115 Cass Ave

Mon – Sun: 9 AM – 9 PM

 

Mt. St. Charles Ice Arena: 800 Ledge St

Mon – Fri: 8 AM – 4 PM

Sat & Sun: 9 AM – 12 PM

 

If you know of a cooling center in your community that is open for the weekend and not listed above, please email news@abc6.com so the list can remain up to date.

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