Curbside Pickup of Library Materials
While the libraries are currently closed to the public, we are still offering contactless pickups.
Pickups can be scheduled during our normal open hours:
Tyler Free Library: 397-7930
Monday 2 pm to 8 pm – Wednesday 10 am to 6 pm – Friday 10 am to 5 pm – Saturday 12 pm to 4 pm
Foster Public Library: 397-4801
Tuesday 10 am to 8 pm – Wednesday 12 pm to 8 pm – Thursday 10 am to 8 pm – Friday 12 pm to 5 pm – Saturday 10 am to 2 pm
How-To Reserve Items
1. Call us, or fill out our Google Form to tell us what you want and to make an appointment for pickup
2. Select items from
- Encore, the online catalog
- Ask us for suggestions, we are happy to help (397-4801 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
We will fill requests in the order they are received.
All curbside pickups will be contact less and by appointment.
Remember to call ahead to let us know when you are coming.
We are following all of the Rhode Island Department of Health and the Governors orders regarding public health safety and social distancing. We wash our hands often during the day and wear disposable gloves and masks when we work among library materials. Books and DVDs are quarantined for 72 hours before they are loaned out.