March Library Events
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Foster Public Library
184 Howard Hill Road
Monday - closed
Tues., Wed., Thurs.12-8pm
Friday 12-6pm 
& 6-9pm Young Adults only
Saturday 10am-2pm
Sunday - 1pm-4pm

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

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Many thanks to all the ticket holders who participated in the raffle and thanks to the local businesses and individuals who contributed prizes for the 29 ! lucky winners. Look for a report in the next newsletter.

March Events & Programs

Join us tonight February 29th to plan an exciting new Friends event.  Meeting at Tyler Free Library at 6 p.m. Ligth refreshments
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March 26th is Easter in the Valley

Gathering at Tyler Free Library at 10:30 am for the petting zoo (10:30 to 12:30); Easter Egg Hunt begins at 11:00 am.
To Volunteer call Tyler Free Library at 401-397-7930.  Co-sponsored by the Foster Recreation Committee and the Libraries of Foster.

Adult Programs

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Cookbook Club

3/10 Thursday at 6:00 p.m. at Foster Public Library
Participants share recipes and dishes prepared from their favorite fundraiser cookbooks. Bring a sample dish to share and a copy of the recipe.  If you don't have a dish to share you can still join us to see and taste what others cooked up and bring a canned food item for the food pantry collection.
Yoga for Adults with Judy Jenkins
3/14 Monday at noon at Tyler Free Library
Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing to try out some poses. Beginners welcome.  Limited space so RSVP is required, call 401-397-7930.
Book Club for Adults
3/14 Monday at 6:30pm at Tyler Free Library
The selection for March is The Light Between the Oceans by M. L. Stedman. New members are always welcome. Please call Tyler Free or Foster Public Libraries if you would like to reserve a copy of the book.  Call 397-7930 to sign-up!

Needle Felting with Karen Mueller

3/18 Friday at 4 pm at Foster Public Library.
Felt an adorable white mouse! $ 5 materials fee.  RSVP required; call 401-397-4801
Handmade Greeting Cards Workshop
3/21 Monday at 6:00 p.m. Tyler Free Library
Create three lovely cards with embossed and decorated papers for all occasions.  There is a $ 5 materials fee;  RSVP to Tyler Free Library 401-397-7930.

Discover Minerals and Mineral Collecting.
3/24 Thursday at 6:30 pm at Foster Public Library
Mineral experts from Apple Valley Minerals in Smithfield, RI will discuss minerals from Rhode Island and around the world with samples to touch and examine up close. Participants are invited to bring their own rock and mineral collections to show off! For all ages.  RSVP to Foster Public Library 401-397-4801
Drop-in Coloring Workshop for Adults
3/25 Friday at 3:00 pm Tyler Free Library
No registration required.  Stop in at Tyler Free Library at 3:00 pm to relax with a stress-free project. Supplies provided.
For Young Children
Mother Goose Storytime
Wednesdays 10 a.m. at Tyler Free.  All ages welcome!
Do Music! Early Childhood Music and Movement with Dianne Du at 10 a.m. on the first Friday 3/04 at Tyler Free Library. 
Youth Programs
Afterschool Programs Every Thursday
Foster Public Library
Teens 2:30-3:30pm, Elementary Grades 3:45-5:30pm
3/03 Chess Club and Board Games
3/10 Minecraft Club
3/17 Mystery Movie Maker! Using a mystery kit, kids film their own mystery adventure using iPads, then view their films together.
3/24 Minecraft Club
3/31 April Fool's Eve: Pranks & Gags, get ready for your best April Fool's Day, yet!
Bus #5 Drop-off available and light snacks are provided.  Please register calling Foster Public Library at 401- 397-4801.
TGIF  Free Film Fridays
"After Hours" 6 - 9:00 p.m.
at Foster Public
for Young Adults only (13-19)
Watch a great movie with your friends, or you hang out in the new lounge area with comfy seating, technology petting zoo and WiFi !  Refreshments are generously sponsored by CAST.  
A month of animation movies:
3/4: Fantastic Mr. Fox
3/11 The Secret of Kells
3/18 The Wind Rises
(No TGIF on Friday March 25th)
3/8 Tuesday Libraries of Foster Board Meeting at the Eddy Building in Foster Center.

2/29 Monday 6:00 p.m. The Friends of the Libraries of Foster meet at Tyler

We will be making plans for an exciting new spring event. All are welcome; bring a friend, and show your support of the libraries!  Refreshments will be served.
Save the date: Monday April 4th at Foster Old Town House for a film & reception, "Woven in Time: the Narragansett Salt Pond Preserve, co-sponsored with Foster Preservation Society.
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