200 North Foster 
Lansing, Michigan 48912


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

Monday: 1p.m. - 7p.m.
Tuesday: 1p.m. - 7p.m.
Wednesday: 1p.m. - 7p.m.
Thursday: 12p.m. - 5p.m.
Friday: 12p.m. - 5p.m.
Saturday: 11a.m. - 3p.m.

Closed Days
Thu., July 4
Independence Day
Sat., Aug. 31, Sun., Sep. 1, Mon., Sep. 2    
Labor Day Weekend

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FOSTER - Jean Bolley (smaller).jpgJean Bolley
Head Librarian

Rooms, Resources & Special Features

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.

Computer Accessories

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

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.

Wireless Service

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


Foster Gallery


Movie Club (Adults)

Monday Jun 17, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm Foster Join this group to discuss a different movie a month. Call 517-485-5185 for title information. Read More

United Way Summer Slide Book Drive (All ages)

Tuesday Jun 18, 2019 1:00pm - 7:00pm Foster Help kids prevent a loss in reading skills over the summer! We're partnering with the local United Way for a Summer Slide Book Drive. From May 31-June 20, please bring donations of new or gently used books for grades K-8 to our Downtown Lansing, Foster or South Lansing locations, during open hours. The books will be distributed at local events all summer long. Read More
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Foster Blog


Enter Summer Music Contest

Posted Jun 7, 2019, 4:09 PM This online contest will provide three lucky members with the opportunity to attend the Common Ground Music Festival and a $100 gift card! Read More


You Voted! CADL Announces 2020 Capital Area One Book Pick

Posted Jun 4, 2019, 2:24 PM Read on to see which beautifully written debut novel was voted CADL's Capital Area One Book Pick! Read More

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