Main Library

Main Library exterior during dusk

Branch Location, Contact, and Hours

Address:
3201 Rogers Avenue
Fort Smith, AR 72903
 

Directions:
Google Maps

Phone:
(479) 783-0229


Fax:
(479) 783-5129

Hours:
Monday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Genealogy Department Hours

Holiday Closings

About Your Library

The Main Library is centrally located at 3201 Rogers Avenue, at the intersection of Rogers Avenue, Free Ferry Road, and Old Greenwood Road.  Construction on the 67,000-square-foot, two-story building began in 1999, and the building opened on February 23, 2001.  

The Main Library offers a full selection of books and videos for all ages, free Wi-Fi and a range of technology resources, a full schedule of programs and events, a top-notch genealogy and Arkansas history collection, and a café offering a full menu of premium coffee drinks, sandwiches, salads, and more.

For more about the Fort Smith Public Library’s history and the Main Library, see FSPL History and Art and Architecture at the Main Library.

Upcoming Events & Classes at the Main Library

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Junie B. Jones Activity Packets

All Day 10/4 - 11/14
Main
Location: Main
Age Group: Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Writing, Games & Activities
Program Description:
Get in the mood for the Community School of the Arts' upcoming show, Junie B. Jones the Musical JR!  CSA has the actors, and your library has the books!  Drop by any library location and pick up your Junie B. activity packet beginning ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Crafty Corner

2:00pm - 2:15pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Discover your creative spark by joining Mrs. Tiffany for an easy craft that you can make at your home.  You can pick up a craft bag with the supplies you’ll need from the Miller Branch, starting on October 18th, until supplies run out.  Tun...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Horror Movie Trivia

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Program Description:
It’s a good season for Horror Movie Trivia; join the library (virtually) for a few rounds on Facebook Live! www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary   ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Main
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Celebrations, Holiday
Program Description:
We hope to see you in your costume on Halloween at the Library!  Stop by anytime between 1 – 5 PM for trick-or-treating throughout the library. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Main
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Celebrations, Special Events
Program Description:
TEAse yourself with two varieties of delicious tea.  The sampler will also include honey sticks and a sweet treat.  Pick up yours at the Main Library or the Miller Branch, starting on November 1st, while supplies last.   ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

We're Thankful for YOU!

All Day 11/1 - 11/30
Main
Location: Main
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age, Teens
Program Type: Celebrations, Holiday
Program Description:
Youth Services is celebrating Thanksgiving by celebrating YOU!  Youth Services is thankful for all the kids and teens that visit the library, so they are invited to drop by the Youth Services Department any time during the month of November...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Real people are fascinating!  Want to learn more about them?  Join Ms. Robin online at Facebook or YouTube for a Biography Break!  This month, Ms. Robin will be reading Nacho’s Nachos – The Story Behind the World’s Favorite Snacks ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Trivia Night!

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Program Description:
Join us (virtually) for a few rounds of trivia fun! Test your knowledge variety of topics from books, popular culture, music, and more on Facebook LIVE!   www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary ...