Tomaquag Museum Educator to visit Foster Center

Native Rhode Island Music, Art & Storytelling Join us for a special visit from the Museum Educator at Tomaquag Museum, Exeter, RI.  Enjoy Music, Arts and Stories of Indigenous People of Rhode Island. A family program for all ages. We will explore the history, culture and the arts of Eastern Woodland people with Traditional stories, […]

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Art Journaling Workshop

New Art Journaling Workshop Meeting Tuesday, May 2 and May 30  At  6:30 p.m. Foster Public Library 184 Howard Hill Road, Foster, RI Art Journaling is a creative way to give an old book new life by placing original new artwork, text, objects and images inside the pages of a book. Some examples:  Travel Journal, […]

Friends of the Libraries of Foster Spring Contra Dance

Spring Contra Dance with Caller, Paul Wild and music by the May Bees! June 3, 7:00pm, at the Moosup Valley Grange Tickets will be $12 per person. Sold at the libraries prior to the event as well as at the door based on space available. Refreshments and raffle tickets will be sold. All proceeds benefit […]

After School: Swamp Meadow Theater Group

Wednesdays for grades 2:00-5:00pm (September 14th-November 9th) Transportation on Bus 5 will be provided on Wednesday from Paine School to Foster Center Library (with notes from parent). Join Mrs. Murphy and Swamp Meadow volunteers as they teach various acting methods, techniques and styles. A special performance will be held on the last day!

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Knitting Group at Tyler

The Knitting Group meets at 6 p.m. each Wednesday at Tyler Free Library to share the love of knitting.  Stop in to show off your latest knitting project to a group who appreciate and enjoy knitting. Come see what others are working on. Pick up tips on where to find wool and check out our […]

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Book Club for Adults at Tyler Free Library

  The Book Club meets on the second Monday of the month at 6:15  p.m. at Tyler Free Library. The book selection for April 10th is the timeless classic,  Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier. Contact Lori Tait for more information about joining this group at Tyler Free Library. Any questions, please contact the libraries at […]

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Needle Felting March 25th 2017 Canceled

Saturday March 25th at Tyler Free Library at 1p.m. our needle felting project is a charming bunny in soft cuddly felt.  All welcome, no experience necessary.  RSVP 397-7930 or 397-4801.  There is a $ 5 materials fee.      

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Library Project Q & A

We have two public libraries in town already; why do we need a new one? We want to give our community something special! Libraries are places of discovery and wonder. They are places that encourage human interaction and engagement in the community. We plan to include a large community room that can be used by […]

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Why a New Library?

Just 25 years after Foster’s founding, Theodore Foster opened his personal library to the town, thereby establishing the very first free lending library in Rhode Island.  For more than 200 years we have continued that tradition of community and culture, eventually establishing not one, but two public libraries. A library is the single most democratic […]

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