*EDIT: There will be no ducklings at Foster Public Library. Please go to Tyler Free Library if you would like to visit the ducklings!* Tyler Free Library will be hosting newly-hatched ducklings on the first weekend of May! On May 5, join us for our regular Friday storytime at 12:30pm at Tyler Free Library, where […]
Spring Book Sale
Join us at Foster Public Library to take home some of our excess books! The sale will take place from 10-2pm on Saturday, April 29 at Foster Public Library. If the weather cooperates, the sale will take place outside. Hope you can join us!
Mushroom Identification Walk
*Note: This event has reached capacity, but please sign up to join our waitlist in case of last-minute cancellations.* *NEW DATE: Due to the expected forecast, the walk has been postponed to June 17.* Join us on Saturday, June 17 at 10:15am for a mushroom identification walk! The group will be led be Deana Thomas […]
Canine First Aid Training
Join us at Foster Public Library at 5:30pm on May 18 for canine first aid training! Certified dog trainer Sher Rossi will teach you all about emergency health care for puppies, from CPR to tick bites. Her two dogs will be present for the demonstration. Everyone who registers for the event will receive a bag […]
Hatchlings at Foster Public Library!
Come check out our baby chicks! We have two little babies that are available to hold (with adult supervision). We also have several books about chickens and chicken care that you can read along with the hatchlings!
Birdhouse & Feeder Craft
Did you know February is National Birdfeeding Month? Join us at Tyler Free Library at 12:00pm on February 24th to paint your own birdhouse and make a Cheerio birdfeeder. Birds won’t be able to resist the colorful designs and delicious cereal treat! Once you’ve hung them up at your house, snap a photo and tag […]
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 […]
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 […]