Book Discussion

Join us for a discussion of this year’s Reading Across Rhode Island  selection Mr Penumbra’s 24- Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan. Please call the library to request a copy. Wednesday, April 30, 6:30 pm Foster Public Library 

School Vacation Artist Trading Card Collages

Join Cathy Madden of Cate Ragin Studio to create a one of a kind work of art using a variety of materials. Create poems from randomly chosen words, decorate an Artist Trading Card with paint, collaged paper or ink and you have a Found Poetry Collage. Or, choose a dictionary word, decorate the card to […]

April Vacation Needle felting Workshop

In this special vacation class, Karen Mueller will help you felt a baby bird in its nest. Call to register. Monday, April 21, 3:00 pm-5:00 pm Tyler Free Library These programs are offered at no charge thanks to a generous donation by the Friends of The Libraries of Foster.

Easter in the Valley

Join us for an Old Fashioned Easter Egg Hunt on the library grounds starting at 10:00am (rain or shine). We partner with the Foster Recreation Committee for this yearly event. Have your photo taken with the Easter Bunny,take a  chance in the Easter basket Raffle and pet the baby farm animals. Saturday, April 19th at […]

Needle felting Workshop

Back by popular demand! Join  Karen Mueller for another needle felting workshop.   This time participants will make a felted bunny just in time for Easter! Saturday, April 12 from  1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Foster Public Library This is for ages 10 and up ( younger with a parent or caregiver). 

Ukrainian Egg Workshop

Join us Monday, April 14 from 6:00pm-9:00pm for this workshop with Lisa Schipritt where you will create a Ukrainian Egg using the pysanka method.  A $10.00 materials fee and pre-registration is required. This program is for ages 15 and up. Please bring a container to transport your completed egg. Monday, April 14, 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Tyler Free […]

Saturday Afternoon Story times with Sarah

Join 4th grader Sarah Pond for a month of fun-filled Saturday mornings for children in grades k-2. Sarah is in 4th grade at Captain Isaac Paine school. At school she helps to read to the younger students and has found she enjoys it very much .Sarah loves animals , in particular horses. She is a […]

Tyler Tykes Drop-in Playgroup

Tyler Tykes Playgroup is an unstructured, parent-guided playgroup featuring quality toys that promote imaginative and active play. We have carefully chosen award winning toys that challenge children and build imagination and creativity! Your child will have a great time playing with others while you relax with a cup of coffee and chat with fellow caregivers. […]

Free eBooks and How to Borrow Them From the Library!

Learn how to borrow eBooks on your device from the Ocean State Libraries E-Zone site. Kindle users should know their login and password to their Amazon account and Nook users should know their user name and login to Adobe Digital Editions . Learn about the new and exciting See Book, Read Book from Overdrive (no […]

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