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.

Upcoming Closings
Mon., Jan. 21
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Sun., April 21
Easter Sunday

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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


*Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-6)

Wednesday May 1, 2019 9:15am - 9:45am Foster Engaging stories, songs and activities to help children build early literacy skills. *Registration required; call 517-485-5185. Read More

*Early Literacy Playtime (Ages 1-5)

Wednesday May 1, 2019 10:00am - 10:30am Foster Games and activities geared toward developing early literacy skills. *Registration required for this series; call 517-485-5185. Read More
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Foster Blog


April Showers Bring May Flowers (and Peas and Spinach and…)

Posted Apr 24, 2019, 8:42 AM CADL Foster and Okemos are now offering a free Seed Library—check out some seeds with your CADL card! Read More


Make Mother’s Day Brighter for Moms in Need

Posted Apr 17, 2019, 12:07 PM Celebrate Mother's Day by lifting up mothers in need. Read More

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