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Updated List of Cooling Centers, 4 p.m.

The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) announces that due to today's heat advisory, the following local cooling centers are scheduled to open: (Note: Additions to this list are notated by an asterisk.)

Coventry *Coventry Senior Center; 50 Wood St.; Wed., 1 p.m. 5:30 p.m.; Thurs., 9 a.m. 10 p.m.

Cranston *Cranston Senior Center; 1070 Cranston St.; Wednesday until 5 p.m. *Central Library; 140 Sockanosset Cross Rd.; Wednesday until 8 p.m.

East Greenwich *Swift Gym, 111 Pierce St.; Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m. *East Greenwich Police Department community room; 176 1st Ave.; 4:30 p.m. 8:30 a.m.

Exeter Town Library; 773 Ten Rod Road; 2 p.m. 7:30 p.m.

Hopkinton *Town Hall Council Chambers; 1 Town House Rd.; 8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m. *Crandall House Activity Center; 188 Main St.; 8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m. (Free bottled water will be distributed to Hopkinton residents at this location from 8:30 a.m. 7 p.m.)

Johnston *Johnston Senior Center; 1291 Hartford Ave.; 8:30 a.m. 8 p.m.

Lincoln *Lincoln Senior Center; 150 Jenckes Hill Rd.; 8:30 a.m. 4 p.m.

Narragansett Maury Loontjens Memorial Library; 35 Kingstown Rd.; Wed. & Thurs., 9:30 a.m. 8:30 p.m.; Fri., 9:30 a.m. 5 p.m.

North Kingstown North Kingstown Senior Center; 44 Beach St.; 8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m. North Kingstown Free Library; 100 Boone St.; 8:30 a.m. 8 p.m.

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

Providence Kennedy Plaza; Wednesday and Thursday, noon 3 p.m. Federal Hill House; 9 Courtland St.; 6:30 a.m. 6 p.m. Silver Lake Annex Community Center; 529 Plainfield St.; 6:30 a.m. 5 p.m. Joslin Community Development Center; 231 Amherst St.; 9 a.m. 5 p.m. Nickerson Community Center; 133 Delaine St.; 9 a.m. 5 p.m. Capitol Community Center; 110 Ruggles St.; 7 a.m. 5 p.m. Davinci Center for Community Progress; 470 Charles St.; 8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m. West End Community Center; 109 Bucklin St.; 9 a.m. 5:30 p.m. Jewish Comm. Center; 409 Elmgrove Ave.; Wed. & Thurs., 5 a.m. 9 p.m.; Fri., 5 a.m. 6 p.m. Fox Point Library; 90 Ives St.; Wed. Thurs., and Fri., 1 p.m. 6 p.m. Mt. Pleasant Library; 315 Academy Ave.; Wed. & Fri, noon 6 p.m.; Thurs., 9:30 a.m. 6 p.m. Olneyville Library; Olneyville Square; Wed., 1 p.m. 8 p.m.; Thurs. & Fri., 1 p.m. 6 p.m. Rochambeau Library; 708 Hope St.; Wed., 9:30 a.m. 6 p.m.; Thurs., 1 p.m. 9 p.m.; Fri., noon 6 p.m. S. Providence Library; 441 Prairie Ave.; Wed., 9 a.m. 5:30 p.m.; Thurs. & Fri., 1 p.m. 6 p.m. Wanskuck Library; 233 Veazie St.; Wed. & Fri., 1 p.m. 6 p.m.; Thurs., 1 p.m. 8 p.m. Washington Park Library; 1316 Broad St.; Wed. & Fri., 1 p.m. 6 p.m.; Thurs., 1 p.m. 8 p.m.

Smithfield Smithfield Municipal Ice Rink; 109 Pleasant View Ave; 9 a.m. 11 p.m.

Warwick *McDermott Pool; 975 Sandy Lane; open normal hours

West Warwick *West Warwick Manor community room; 62 Roberts St.; Thursday, 8 a.m. 4 p.m.

The list of cooling centers will be updated at 9 a.m. on Thursday. Information on cooling centers is also available by calling 211.

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Department or agency: Emergency Management Agency

Online: http://www.riema.ri.gov/

Release date: 06-20-2012

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