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Rhode Island opens cooling centers

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Olivia Cianci

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Summertime means excruciating heat for Rhode Islanders. If you find yourself starting to overheat, make your way over to a cooling center. There are many open throughout the state, and they're easy to get to on Air Quality Alert days. So take a free bus to any of the following centers!

Bristol

Rogers Free Library; 525 Hope St.; Tues. – Thurs., 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Coventry

Coventry Senior Center; 50 Wood St.; Tues., 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Cranston

Central library branch; 140 Sockanosset Cross Rd.; Tues. and Wed., 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Thurs., 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Cumberland

Library; 1464 Diamond Hill Rd.; Tues. – Thurs., 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Foster

Public Library; 184 Howard Hill Rd.; Tues. – Thurs., noon – 8 p.m.

Tyler Free Library; 81A Mossup Valley Rd.; Wed., 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Jamestown

Philomenian Library; 26 North Rd.; Tues. and Wed., 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Thurs., noon – 8 p.m.

Johnston

Mohr Memorial Library; 1 Memorial Ave.; Tues. – Thurs., 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Middletown

Middletown Library; 700 West Main Rd.; Tues. – Thurs., 9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Narragansett

Maury Loontjens Memorial Library; 35 Kingstown Rd.; Tues. - Thurs., 9:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

North Kingstown

Library; Boone Street; Tues. – Thurs., 9 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Senior Center; Beach Street; Tues. – Thurs., 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

North Smithfield

Scouter's Hall; Main Street; Call 767-2206 for hours of operation.

Pawtucket

Pawtucket Library; 13 Summer St.; Tues. – Thurs., 9 a.m. – 8:45 p.m.

Mathieu Senior Center; 420 Main St.; Tues. – Thurs., 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Fogarty Manor community room; 214 Roosevelt Ave.; 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

St. Germain Manor community room; 401 Main St.; 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Downtown Visitor Center; 175 Main St.; Tues. – Thurs., 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Portsmouth

Portsmouth Multipurpose Center; 110 Bristol Ferry Rd., Tues. – Thurs., 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Providence

Fox Pt. Library; 90 Ives St.; Tues., 1 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Wed. and Thurs., 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Library; 315 Academy Ave.; Tues., 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Wed., noon – 6 p.m.; Thurs., 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Olneyville Library; 1 Olneyville Square; Tues., 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Wed., 1 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Thurs., 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Rochambeau Library; 708 Hope St.; Tues. and Wed., 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Thurs., 1 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

S. Providence Library; 441 Prairie Ave.; Tues., 1 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Wed., 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Thurs., 1 p.m. – 6 p.m

Wanskuck Library; 233 Veazie St.; Tues. and Wed., 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.; Thurs., 1 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Washington Park Library; 1316 Broad St.; Tues. and Wed., 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.; Thurs., 1 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Smithfield

East Smithfield Public Library; 50 Esmond St.; Tues., 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Wed., 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

*Greenville Public Library; 573 Putnam Pike; Tues. – Thurs., 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

*Municipal ice rink; 101 Pleasant View Ave.; 8:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.

The Smithfield EMA Fan Loan Program is available for Smithfield residents. Call 640-2923.

South Kingstown

Peace Dale Library; 1057 Kingstown Rd.; Tues. – Thurs., 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Kingston Free Library; 2605 Kingstown Rd.; Tues., 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Wed., 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Thurs., noon – 8 p.m.

Robert Beverly Hale Library; 2601 Comm. Perry Highway; Tues. 1 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Wed. and Thurs., 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Tiverton

Essex Library; 238 Highland Rd.; Tues. – Thurs., 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Warwick

Pilgrim Senior Center; 27 Pilgrim Parkway; 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Warwick Public Library; 600 Sandy Lane; Tues. – Thurs., 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Thayer Arena (Pool is closed.); 975 Sandy Lane; 7 a.m. – 11 p.m.

West Greenwich

Louttit Library; 274 Victory Highway; Wed. and Thurs., 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

 

The list of cooling centers will be updated at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

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