Foster

Service Note 

Due to the increase in COVID-19 transmission rates, all members are encouraged to wear masks inside our branches. CADL Foster, CADL Holt-Delhi, CADL Okemos, and CADL Williamston are now requiring masks due to local orders. Please do not enter our branches if you are under a Quarantine or Isolation Order.

Contactless pickup is still available at all branches except Downtown Lansing and South Lansing. Click on service update button for more information. 

 

Service Update

Contactless Pickup 

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 ColeMelisss Cole
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.

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 to register to pick up a pack. 

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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Baby Storytime (Ages up to 2)

Friday Oct 22, 2021 10:30am - 11:30am Foster Stories, songs and movement for our youngest readers and their caregivers, held in the library every Friday.  Read More

*Online Trivia Challenge--Halloween Music & Movies (Teens & Adults)

Friday Oct 22, 2021 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Get together with other CADL fans at a virtual event, competing for glory and prizes! We'll meet on selected Fridays with different topics each time. Today: It's a Monster Mash-up of Halloween music and movie trivia! *Registration required to receive a link to the Microsoft Teams event; call 517-367-6312 or click on "Register." 
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Foster Blog

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Small Libraries are Something Special

Posted Oct 15, 2021, 10:54 AM Is it nostalgia, or something more? Read More

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Food Packs

Posted Oct 4, 2021, 3:13 PM We've partnered with the Greater Lansing Food Bank to make food more accessible for those in need. Read More

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