Cooling Centers

The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) announces that due to forecasted extreme heat and/or humidity, the following communities will have cooling centers open to the public for those who need to seek shelter from extreme heat. If you do not see your community listed contact your local municipalities for more information. If you need additional assistance call 2-1-1.

Barrington:

Barrington Public Library: 283 County Rd

  • Mon - Fri: 8:30 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

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

Senior Center: 50 Wood St

  • Mon - Fri: 8 AM – 7 PM

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 - Sat: 10 AM - 5 PM

Senior Center: 600 Waterman Ave

  • Mon - Fri: 8 AM - 4 PM

Weaver Library: 41 Grove Ave

  • Mon - Thurs: 9 AM - 8 PM
  • Fri - Sat: 9 AM - 5 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

Harmony Library: 195 Putnam Pike

  • Mon - Thurs: 10 AM - 8 PM
  • Sat: 10 AM - 4 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)

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: 11 AM - 8 PM
  • Tues - Thurs: 9 AM - 8 PM
  • Fri - Sat: 9 AM - 6 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:

Crossroads RI: 160 Broadway Street

  • Thur: 24 hrs / 7 days a week
  • Fri: 24 hrs / 7 days a week
  • Sat: 24 hrs / 7 days a week

Davinci Center for Community Progress: 470 Charles Street

  • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Federal Hill House: 9 Courtland Street

  • Mon - Fri: 9 AM – 6 PM

Fox Point Library: 90 Ives St

  • Mon: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Tues: 1 PM - 8 PM
  • Wed - Fri: 1 PM – 6 PM

Knight Memorial Library: 275 Elmwood Ave

  • Mon - Tues: 12 PM - 8 PM
  • Tues: 9:30 AM – 6 PM
  • Wed: 12 PM – 6 PM
  • Thurs: 9:30 AM - 6 PM
  • Fri: 1 PM - 6 PM
  • Sat: 10 AM - 6 PM

Mt. Pleasant Library: 315 Academy Ave

  • Mon - Tues: 1 PM - 9 PM
  • Wed: 12 PM – 6 PM
  • Thurs: 9:30 AM - 6 PM
  • Fri - Sat: 1 PM - 6 PM

Olneyville Library: 1 Olneyville Square

  • Mon: 1 PM - 6 PM
  • Tues: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Wed: 1 PM – 8 PM
  • Thurs - Fri: 1 PM - 6 PM

Providence Public Library: 150 Empire Street

  • Mon: 12 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Tues: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Wed - Fri:: 1 PM – 6 PM

Providence Rescue Mission: 627 Cranston Street #1

  • Thur: 24 hrs
  • Fri: 24 hrs
  • Sat: 24 hrs

Rochambeau Library: 708 Hope St

  • Mon: 1 PM - 8:45 PM
  • Tues - Wed: 9:30 AM – 5:45 PM
  • Thurs: 1 PM - 8:45 PM
  • Fri -Sat: 1 PM - 5:45 PM

Silver Lake Annex Multi-Purpose Community Center: 529 Plainfield Street

  • Mon - Fri: 6:30 AM – 5 PM

Smith Hill Library: 31 Candance Ave

  • Mon - Tues: 1 PM - 6 PM
  • Wed: 9 AM – 8 PM
  • Thurs: 1 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Fri: 1 PM - 6 PM

South Providence Library: 441 Prairie Ave

  • Mon: 1 PM - 6 PM
  • Tues: 1 PM - 8 PM
  • Wed: 9 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Thurs - Fri: 1 PM - 6 PM

Wanskuck Library: 233 Veazie St

  • Mon: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Tues - Wed: 1 PM – 6 PM
  • Thurs: 1 PM - 8 PM
  • Fri: 1 PM - 6 PM

Washington Park Library: 1316 Broad St

  • Mon: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Tues - Wed: 1 PM – 6 PM
  • Thurs: 1 PM - 8 PM
  • Fri: 1 Pm - 6 PM

West End Community Center: 109 Bucklin Street

  • Mon - Fri: 6:30 AM - 5:30 PM

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

  • Wed - Thurs: 9 AM – 10 PM

South Kingstown:

Hale Library: 2601 Commodore Perry Highway

  • Mon: 10 AM - 5 PM
  • Tues: 1 PM - 8 PM
  • Wed - Fri: 1 PM - 5 PM

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: 7 AM - 9 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:

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 - 1 PM

West Warwick Youth/Police Annex: 40 Factory St

  • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM - 4 PM

Woonsocket:

Woonsocket Senior Center: 84 Social St

  • Wed - Thurs: 7:30 AM - 3 PM

Woonsocket Library: 303 Clinton St

  • Mon: 9 AM - 9 PM
  • Tues: 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Wed - Thurs: 9 AM – 9 PM
  • Fri: 9 AM - 5 PM