Do Music with Dianne Du Returns!

We are very excited to announce that Dianne Du will return to the Tyler Free Library to offer a babies and toddler music program. Activities include singing, bouncing songs, rocking songs, dances, finger plays, body awareness games and echoes. “All children are born with an aptitude for music, and we can see them expressing music […]

Dowsing 101

Dowsing–Not just for finding water! Join us on  as Elizabeth Desrochers of the Rhode Island Dowsers teaches us how through Dowsing one can communicate with the higher self of the person and the nature intelligence of each essential oil and determine which oils would be the most beneficial for the intended use. We will learn […]

Learn about Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition is now available at the libraries. Join us at the libraries and learn how to navigate this website and research your ancestors. Jack Bongiovanni , our resident Ancestry expert will lead us on the road to discovering our roots. is the largest online family history resource available, providing access to family […]

Picnic Story Hour with Miss Agnes

Picnic Storytime -Wednesdays, July 2-August 1st at 11:00 am-Tyler . A fun filled story time followed by lunch at our picnic tables.  Pack a lunch and enjoy songs, games, stories  and maybe a run under the sprinkler if the day is very hot (wear your bathing suit!). Drinks and dessert will be provided.

Children’s Book Award Titles

Rhode Island Children’s Book Award Nominees 2014 Rhode Island Children’s Book Award Winners-1996-2013 Rhode Island Teen Book Award Nominees 2014 Rhode Island Teen Book Award Winners-2001-2013 Caldecott Medal Newbery Award


Story time is held at the Tyler Free Library on Wednesdays at 10:00am for ages infant to preschool.   June Schedule June:       4th        Plant a Rainbow:  We will make a sparkling rainbow after reading Lois Ehlert’s book about rainbows!   11th      A Special Father’s Day craft to take home along with a surprise gift for all.  […]

Summer Reading Program 2014

@ the Libraries of Foster REGISTRATION WEEK – June 24-30 Kickoff Party –Monday, June 30 at 4:30 pm at Tyler – BIOMES and Ice Cream Social- Join us as we kick off the summer reading program by welcoming BIOMES Marine Biology Center and their collection of cool sea creatures! Ice cream will be served after […]

Kindle eReaders available for loan!

Come in and check out a Kindle eReader at the Foster libraries! Patrons will learn how download free eBooks from the Ocean State Libraries collection and will be able to take the Kindle home for a three week loan. Call the libraries to reserve a Kindle today!