Foster

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Location
200 North Foster 
Lansing, Michigan 48912

517.485.5185

Link to the CATA Bus Route Link for directions to this library location

Hours
Mon: 10a.m. - 6p.m.
Tues: 2-7p.m.
Wed: 10a.m.- 6p.m.
Thur: 2-7p.m.
Fri: 10a.m. - 6p.m.
Sat: 10a.m. - 3p.m.
Sun: Closed

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Melissa  2.jpgMelissa Cole
Head Librarian

Rooms, Resources & Special Features

Check out info in this section about our new Foster Labs.

Adobe Elements  

Adobe Photoshop Elements (for photo editing) & Adobe Premiere Elements (for video editing) are installed on selected public computers.

Charging Cables

Check out a charging cable and wall charger to power up. We’ve got you covered with micro-USB, USB-C, and lightning cables.

Community Closet Donation Drop-off

This branch is accepting donations for the Community Closet. Located at the Downtown Lansing branch, this closet contains personal care and hygiene items free to anyone in need of them.

Computer Accessories

Privacy screens, trackball mouses and large print keyboards can all be requested from library staff.

Food Packs 

This branch provides weekly food packs filled with items such as shelf-stable milk, fruit, vegetables, canned meals and more. There are no eligibility requirements. Food packs will be available starting on Monday of each week but pickup times are available throughout the week. Families who need more than one pack must register for each one separately. Call branch for current availability. 

Foster Labs (Computer & STEAM) 

This branch now has new two labs on the first floor of the Foster Community Center. 

Drop in on Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. to use our computers in room 111. Staff will be available for assistance and questions. 

Join us for fun tech and STEAM activities after school. Check our online events for details. 

Print from Anywhere 

Just email your documents or upload them to our secure portal, then stop by the branch to pick them up. Let's get started.

Requests for Accommodation

For mobility, visual, hearing or other assistance, please call the library. Requests need to be made at least two weeks before a scheduled event.

Student Success Initiative

Lansing School District participates in the Student Success Intiative, providing CADL accounts to all students.

Wireless Service

CADL has WiFi hotspots at all of its libraries. For details, visit our WiFi help page

 

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Family Storytime (Ages up to 6)

Wednesday Dec 7, 2022 10:30am - 11:30am Foster Engaging stories, songs and activities to help build early literacy skills.  Read More

Drop-in Computer Sessions

Thursday Dec 8, 2022 10:00am - 12:00pm Foster Drop-in to use the computers. Staff will be available for assistance and questions. Read More
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Foster Blog

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Michael Moore Receives Director's Award

Posted Oct 31, 2022, 2:09 PM Michael is the Operations Director for CADL. Read More

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Welcoming Brian Baer to CADL's Board of Trustees

Posted Sep 17, 2022, 11:16 PM We are pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to our board of trustees: Brian Baer and Chris Waltz. Read More

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