Thursday Afterschool Programs at Foster Public Library

4/2–Minecraft Club, Teens 2:45 – 3:45, Elementary Grades 3:45 – 5:30 4/9– Movie: Big Hero 6,  Ages 5+ 3:45 – 5:30 4/16– Minecraft Club, Teens 2:45 – 3:45 Elementary Grades 3:45 – 5:30 4/30– Minecraft Club, Fun Challenge.   Creating opportunities to play Minecraft in a social setting.  Teens 2:45 – 3:45  Elementary Grades 3:45 – 5:30   Also see […]

Financial Fitness Series

Financial Fitness Series Presented by the Dept. of Human Services & the Libraries of Foster   WHEN: EACH WEDNESDAY EVENING IN APRIL at 7 PM WHERE: CAPTAIN ISAAC PAINE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (April 22 program at Ben Eddy) JOIN THESE LOCAL EXPERTS AND START ON YOUR PATH TO FINANCIAL FITNESS! April 1-Small Business Strategic Planning-Advicoach April […]

Mushroom Hunting RI’s Amazing Wild Mushrooms

Saturday, March 28, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm Tyler Free Library Join Ryan Bouchard, author of Gourmet Mushrooms of Rhode Island, and Emily Schmidt ast they educate us about safe hunting and cooking of wild mushrooms.  A slide show prentation will accompany the talk. Register for this program.

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 […]

Computer classes

Thursday, February 26 from 6:00 pm-6:45 pm Basic computer Skills Learn the fundamentals of computing, components of a computer operating systems and how to use a mouse and keyboard. Thursday, February 26 from 7:00 pm-8:00 pm Basic Excel Create a spreadsheet. Thursday, March 12 from 6:00 pm-6:45 pm Basic computer Skills Learn the fundamentals of computing, components […]

Do Music with Dianne Du

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 […]

2015 Library Lover’s Calendar Raffle

Tickets go on sale January 2! You may purchase them at either library .   A $10.00 ticket gives you 28 chances to win wonderful local handcrafted items or services, including: Yoga One Gift Certificate/Mat Afghan & Chocolates Alexis Scanlon Artwork Charming Treasures Vera Bradley Bag & Gift Card Randy Peckham Pottery Wine from the […]

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


Please come to our Storytime with Mrs. Du every Wednesdays at 10am at Tyler Library for children ages 0 to 5.  Relax and enjoy a read aloud storybook, an interactive Mother Goose felt story, a craft activity and a snack!  Come for the fun and grow a lifelong reader!