Library Events in December
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Foster Public Library
184 Howard Hill Road
Monday - Closed
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 12:00-8:00 p.m.
Friday - 12:00-6:00 p.m.
Saturday - 10:00-3:00 p.m.
Sunday - 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Closed Saturday, Dec. 24 and Dec. 31

Tyler Free Library
81A Moosup Valley Road, Foster
Monday - 2:00-8:00 p.m.
Tuesday - Closed
Wednesday - 10:00-8:00 p.m.
Thursday - Closed
Friday - 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Saturday - 12:00-4:00 p.m.
Sunday - Closed
Library Events in the month of December- Calendar View (pdf)
Bright Lights 2016 ! The Libraries will be joining in the fun with a craft table in the entrance to the Town Office Building. Make an ornament to take home. 
Thursday, December 1
Afterschool at 3:45 pm, Foster Public Library
Gingerbread House Making
Saturday, December 3rd at 1:30pm
 at the Moosup Valley Grange

Make a Gingerbread House to take home!  Please bring one bag of candy.  All ages welcome.  Enjoy Christmas Carols and holiday refreshments. 

Adult Programs

The Cookbook Club Cookie Exchange
Thursday, December 8 at 6 pm
The group is holding a Cookie Exchange at Foster Public Library.  All are welcome to bring in a dozen cookies or more to share.  Decorative holiday plates provided or bring your own cookie tin to take home a dozen assorted cookies.  Please bring your recipe.  The library will make copies.
Book Club
Monday, December 12 at 6:15 pm at Tyler Free Library
This month's selection is The Christmas Train, by David Baldacci. New members are welcome.  Call either library to reserve a book.

Rhode Island History lecture & Discussion: How to talk about slavery in 2016
Saturday, December 10, 1:00 pm at Foster Public Library.
A talk by Ray Rickman, Executive Director of Stages of Freedom, Providence, RI. Mr. Rickman is an authority on African American history and culture in Rhode Island.  Mr. Rickman's presentation opens a door to a greater understanding of our State history.
Needle Felting
Wednesday, December 14, 6 pm, at Tyler Free Library
We will use natural, dyed wool to make a charming felted creation.  Karen Mueller shows us the technique. Supplies provided.  $10 materials fee waived when you bring a donation of nonperishable food for the Foster food pantry.
For Young Children
Storytime with Miss Lori
Wednesdays 10 a.m. at Tyler Free Library
Each Wednesday at we meet at the library at 10:00 am to read stories, sing songs, play and make a simple craft project.  Snacks provided. For ages 0 - 5  

December 7 -  Holiday Fun
December 14 -  Gingerbread Christmas
December 21 - Christmas Eve Stories
December 28 – Animals in winter
Youth Programs
After School Programs, 
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. at Foster Public Library
Thursdays for grades K–5

Transportation on Bus 5 will be provided on Thursdays from Paine School to Foster Center Library (with note from parent), light snack provided.

Dec. 1  Minecraft
Dec. 8  Holiday card making & ornament craft
Dec.15 Holiday party & movie
Dec. 22 no afterschool program

Chess Club every Thursday afternoon!
TGIF  Free Film Fridays
"After Hours" 6 - 9:00 p.m.
at Foster Public
for Teens only (13-19)
Watch a great movie with your friends, or hang out in the new lounge area with comfy seating, explore new technology and use the free WiFi !  Tap into your creative side and see what you can invent with the MakeyMakey or Snap Circuits kits. Pizza and light refreshments.   

December 9 and 16
Libraries of Foster Board of Trustees Meeting on Tuesday, December 13, at 6:30 pm; Open to the public at the The Foster Public Library, Foster Center.

Friends of the Libraries of Foster
The next friends event is the annual February Calendar Raffle. If you would like to make a donation please contact the libraries.

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