Welcome to the Virtual Rooster Games Thursday March 4th 6:30-7:30pm. To join this program visit https://www.cranstonlibrary.org/virtual-rooster-games  

and fill out the form. Woonsocket students, please be sure to indicate Woonsocket on the form where it says city or town.   The Rhode Island Children's Book Award Nominee list can also be found on the same page. Then read as many of the books from the RICBA book list as you wish. We recommend 3-5 books so you will be able to answer trivia questions, first lines, objects, illustrations and more. Cranston Public Library is hosting the event and several librarians from around the state will be hosting challenges based on books from the Rhode Island Children's Book Award. 

 

Ms. Chris from Woonsocket Harris Public Library will be participating in one of the events and hopes to see many Woonsocket students participating. Every participant will get something for joining us.  

 

The Hennepin County medical examiner in Minnesota is ruling Daunte Wright's death a homicide after being shot in the chest. The Black man was shot by a Brooklyn Center police officer Sunday during a traffic stop. Police Chief Tim Gannon showed body camera video of the shooting and believes the officer mistakenly pulled out her gun instead of a taser.       George Floyd's brother is taking the stand in the murder trial of ex-Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin [[ SHO-vin]]. Philonise Floyd talked about growing up with his brother and broke down when he was shown early childhood photos of the Floyd family. Philonise said everyone in the neighborhood loved George.        The Capitol Police officer who was killed in the line of duty on April 2nd will lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda tomorrow. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin paid tribute to Officer William "Billy" Evans during the opening of the Senate today following a two-week recess. The 41-year-old Evans was killed when a man rammed him and another officer with his car at a Capitol security checkpoint.       Uber says ride-share bookings increased by nine-percent last month, the highest level since the pandemic began a year ago. Uber Eats recorded 52-billion-dollars in sales for March, more than double from the previous year. Uber says consumer demand for rides continues to increase as more Americans get vaccinated for COVID-19.       The classic quiz show "College Bowl" is getting a reboot. On the show, college students from universities across the U.S. battle it out, answering questions spanning a variety of subjects. Football great Peyton Manning will host with assistance from his brother Cooper Manning.