Events and Programs at the Libraries of Foster: January 2016
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Foster Public Library
184 Howard Hill Road
Sunday - 1pm-4pm
Monday - closed
Tues., Wed., Thurs.12-8pm
Friday 12-6pm
Saturday 10am-3pm

Tyler Free Library
81A Moosup Valley Road
Sunday - closed
Monday 2-8pm
Tuesday - closed
Wednesday 10am-8pm
Thursday - closed
Friday 1-5pm
Saturday - 12-4pm

Tyler Free Library will be closed on Monday January 18th for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Please note a CORRECTION:
date of Handmade Cards is Monday JANUARY 25

Adult Programs

Handmade Greeting Card Workshop

01/25 MONDAY at 6:00 pm

Tyler Free Library
Create three cards with embossed and decorated papers to give as gifts or to save for yourself.  Each card is a unique and artful design.  Recommended for adults and teens.  There is a $ 5 materials fee and pre-registration is required.

Book Discussion January 11th
at 6:30 pm
Tyler Free Library

The group is discussing the novel, We Never Asked for Wings by Vanessa Diffenbaugh.  All welcome to join this book group for adults started this past fall at Tyler.

Cookbook Club

01/14 Thursday at 6:30 pm
Foster Public Library

Discover and share new recipes from cookbooks in the library collections.  This January we are sharing recipes and dishes prepared from favorite healthy diet cookbooks. If you are cooking please bring a dish for 8 to 10 small servings to share  But don't worry if the recipe doesn't turn out, just come and bring a can food donation for the Foster Food Bank in place of a dish to share. Please join us!

Coloring Workshops

01/21 Thursday at 6:30 pm  -  At Foster Public LibraryImage result for coloring for adults books

And again on
01/23  Saturday at 1:00 pm - At Tyler Free Library


Try out the latest idea for reducing stress: coloring for adults.  Your artwork can be made just for fun or to create a decoration for the home or office.  Supplies provided.
For Young Children
Mother Goose Storytime
Wednesdays 10am at Tyler Free Library with Mrs. Du: stories we read aloud, music, a simple craft, refreshments and loads of fun.  For ages 0 - 5 and their caregivers. All ages welcome!
Do Music! Early Childhood Music and Movement with Dianne Du at 10am  Fridays January 15 and Friday January 29  at Tyler Free Library.
Ages 0 - 5.
Pajamas, Movie & Warm Cocoa on Friday, January 22 at 5:00 pm showing "The Bear" at Tyler Free Library.  For ages 0 - 5 years.
Youth Programs

Afterschool Programs Every Thursday

Foster Public Library
Teens 2:30-3:30pm, Elementary Grades 3:45-5:30pm
Bus # 5 drop off available and light snack provided.  Weekly registration required, call 397-4801 or email

01/07 Fun with Extra Yarn: learn to finger knit, make friendship bracelets or learn some fun string games.

01/14 Minecraft Club: creating opportunities to play Minecraft in a social setting while learning skills from each other.

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01/21 Let's Make a Movie!  Come to the library to learn the basics of Stop Motion Animation: make your own short movie and preview it with the group.

Don't Forget !  Minecraft again on January 28th!  See you afterschool.
Ticket sales for The Friends of the Libraries of Foster annual Library Lovers Calendar Raffle will begin on Jan. 2nd.  Each ticket is just $10, with 29 chances to win!  This popular raffle offers a wide array of wonderful prizes for the month of February!  Each day in February, a winner is announced, giving everyone multiple chances to win.  Prizes include gift certificates to several restaurants and local businesses, movie tickets, artwork from local artists, gift baskets and so much more.  Your purchase of one or more of these tickets helps to support your local Foster libraries.  Tickets will be on sale at both Foster Public Library and Tyler Free Library.  Check out our website ( for a complete list of prizes.
 01/12 Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., Libraries of Foster Board Meeting at the Eddy Building, Foster Center.
01/12 Tuesday SolarizeFoster, a public meeting at Foster Public Library on solar energy sponsored by the Town of Foster.
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