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In addition to the Summer Reading Programs, don't miss our Wonderful Wednesday programs on Wednesdays @ 2:00p.m. as well as our Movie Matinees series on Thursdays @ 2:00p.m. in June and July. For more information, please call the Main Library at 479-783-0229.
TEENS: Area teens are invited to the Fort Smith Public Library to take part in the 2015 Summer Reading Program: Escape the Ordinary! Stop by any Fort Smith Public Library location to enjoy books, videos, computers, magazines, music, and special library programs of all kinds this summer. For every book read, teens will be eligible for weekly prize drawings for the chance to win great gift cards. Escape the Ordinary: the summer reading program for teens at the Fort Smith Public Library.
ADULTS: Join us at the Fort Smith Public Library for our 12th Annual Adult Summer Reading Celebration, Escape the Ordinary! Why should the kids have all the fun? Win prizes while reading your favorite books!
Registration begins June 1st at all four Fort Smith Public Library locations. There's Summer Reading fun for everyone: kids, teens, and adults. All events are free and open to the public. A library card is not required. Stop by your neighborhood library to sign up for summer entertainment for all ages. Summer Reading runs June 1st - July 31st.
How do I get a library card? Anyone who lives inside the city limits of Fort Smith and is age 5 or older is eligible for a FREE library card. Bring ID showing your name (or the parent's name for children) and current street address (driver's license, state ID, or a bill). A parent or legal guardian must apply in person for children ages 5-15. Fort Smith real estate property owners and their families are also eligible for FREE Fort Smith Public Library cards. Ask for details at any library location. People who live outside the city limits of Fort Smith can get all the benefits of a Fort Smith Public Library card for only $35 a year. That's less than 10 cents a day.
For more information, please call (479)783-0229.
The mission of the Fort Smith Public Library Endowment Trust is to promote and maintain the stability and the future growth of the Fort Smith Public Library through the receipt, administration, and distribution of Trust funds to the Library. Gifts to the Trust may be used to enhance the Library’s acquisitions and to fund special projects that are beyond the capacity of the Library’s normal operating budget.
For a list of available languages and ESL languages plus instructions on how to get started from your computer as well as mobile devices, click HERE.
For list of available magazines and instructions on how to get started with Zinio for Libraries, click HERE (updated 10/25/2014).
You are limited to 5 songs per week -- Freegal's download week begins at 11:00p.m. on Sunday night when your downloads available counter is reset. Access to Freegal from this website is limited to Fort Smith Public Library cardholders with accounts in good standing (current address with fines under $2.00 and no overdue materials).
For more information: Freegal General Information or Freegal Troubleshooting Information
Now OverDrive announces a NEW and much easier way to experience the eBooks and Audiobooks that you can check out from Library2Go! It will now be possible to select, checkout, and read or listen to your selected books by way of the browser on your PC or device. Look below for instructions for your device type. The new website has a cleaner look and feel. Try it out!
Don't forget, there are over 15,000 additional ebooks in the public domain that are available for download and do not count against your total check-outs. These ebooks, a part of Project Gutenberg, are well worth checking out.
To find out how to go about checking out downloadable audiobooks and ebooks, check out OverDrive Help. In addition, we have composed some helpful instructions for use with several different devices.
For more information, please call the Fort Smith Public Library at (479)783-0229. Also, the permanent links to Library2Go are available from our Online Databases page.
Our TumbleBook Library is a collection of:
Check out our TumbleBooks today! The TumbleBooks Library at the Fort Smith Public Library are being funded by the Friends of the Library. For more information, please call the Main Library at 479-783-0229.
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|This page last updated: 30 June 2015|