Branch Location, Contact, and Hours
About the Windsor Drive Branch
The Windsor Drive Branch opened its doors on March 25, 2000, the second branch library to open in a brand new 11,000 square foot building after Fort Smith voters approved a temporary sales tax to fund new public library buildings in Fort Smith. Named for its location at 4701 Windsor Drive, the Windsor Drive Branch is strategically located across the street from Kimmons Jr. High School and within walking distance of several other schools.
The Windsor Drive Branch serves a diverse population on the north side of Fort Smith. Special collections include books in Vietnamese for adults and in Spanish for all ages. Bilingual Spanish/English books are also available.
Upcoming Events & Classes at the Windsor Drive Branch
This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.
New Titles at the Windsor Drive Branch
Big Nate: Destined for AwesomenessView Catalog Entry
This dynamic graphic novel based on the new Big Nate animated series on Paramount+ and Nickelodeon includes stories from three different episodes, featuring visually stunning, full-color CG artwork. Starring Nate, Francis, Dee Dee, Teddy, and friends, these hilarious escapades will thrill longtime Big Nate fans as well as new readers. It's Big Nate like you've never seen him before! Sixth-grader Nate Wright believes he is AWESOME. At least that's what he'll tell you. Truth is, he has his doubts. But he's not about to let the rest of the world know that.
Hunting TimeView Catalog Entry
The New York Times bestselling master of suspense is back with a riveting thriller, as reward seeker Colter Shaw plunges into the woods and races the clock in a case where nothing is quite what it seems. THERE ARE TWO FUNDAMENTAL RULES OF SURVIVAL. #1: NEVER BE WITHOUT A MEANS OF ESCAPE. Allison Parker is on the run with her teenage daughter, Hannah, and Colter Shaw has been hired by her eccentric boss, entrepreneur Marty Harmon, to find and protect her.
Night ShiftView Catalog Entry
In this exhilarating medical mystery-thriller by Robin Cook, fan favorites Jack and Laurie are lured into the dark underbelly of hospital dangers when an internist is murdered. Colleagues turned spouses Dr. Laurie Montgomery and Dr. Jack Stapleton already have their plates full with crazy work schedules and family pressures. The last thing they need is a murder. When Laurie’s longtime friend, by all accounts healthy Dr.
The Bad Guys in the Others?!View Catalog Entry
"OK. A lot of the stuff we said on the back of the last book was NOT TRUE. We now admit that The Bad Guys is WEIRD. We also admit that it features ALL the weird stuff we said it didn't. PLUS there's now a whole bunch of even weirder stuff involving an over-sharing bat, a really scary new character who lives in the woods, and a strangely confident little guy with a mullet. So, uh, don't relax, maybe FREAK OUT a little and have your MIND BLOWN by the BAD GUYS!"--
My First Book of TrainsView Catalog Entry
All aboard an amazing railroad adventure! Explore this colorful introduction to trains for kids ages 3 to 5. What makes trains move? Why do trains come in different shapes and sizes? From steam locomotives and diesel engines to electric railcars, curious kids will learn how trains work and the important jobs they do with My First Book of Trains. The power of trains―Read about trains that move people, trains that move snow, and trains that use magnets to move! Terrific train trivia―Did you know that trains can travel over bridges, underground, and even underwater?
Llama Llama ABCView Catalog Entry
Anna Dewdney's New York Times bestselling series continues with a new Llama Llama board book that takes you from A to Z. A is for alphabet B is for books we read Join Llama Llama as he makes his way from A to Z in this colorful ABC board book illustrated in the classic Anna Dewdney style. From crayons to ice cream to kisses, Llama Llama introduces you to all of his favorite things!
OdderView Catalog Entry
A touching and lyrical tale about a remarkable sea otter, from Newbery Medalist Katherine Applegate, author of Wishtree. Meet Odder, the Queen of Play: Nobody has her moves. She doesn’t just swim to the bottom, she dive-bombs. She doesn’t just somersault, she triple-doughnuts. She doesn’t just ride the waves, she makes them. Odder spends her days off the coast of central California, practicing her underwater acrobatics and spinning the quirky stories for which she’s known. She’s a fearless daredevil, curious to a fault.
I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005: A Graphic Novel (I Survived Graphic Novel #6)View Catalog Entry
The story of a boy, a dog, and the storm of the century is brought vividly to life in this graphic novel adaptation of Lauren Tarshis's bestselling I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005, with text adapted by Georgia Ball. Barry's family tries to evacuate before Hurricane Katrina hits their home in New Orleans. But when his little sister gets terribly sick, they're forced to stay home and wait out the storm. At first, Katrina doesn't seem to be as bad as predicted. But overnight the levees break, and Barry's world is literally torn apart.
A Thousand HeartbeatsView Catalog Entry
#1 New York Times bestselling author of The Selection series Kiera Cass is back with her most epic novel yet--a sweeping enemies-to-lovers standalone romance. "Love has a sound. It sounds like a thousand heartbeats happening at the same time." Princess Annika has lived a life of comfort--but no amount of luxuries can change the fact that her life isn't her own to control. The king, once her loving father, has gone cold, and Annika will soon be forced into a loveless marriage for political gain. Miles away, small comforts are few and far between for Lennox.
Five SurviveView Catalog Entry
Eight hours. Six friends. Five survive. A road trip turns deadly in this addictive YA thriller from the bestselling author of the worldwide phenomenon A GOOD GIRL'S GUIDE TO MURDER. Red Kenny is on a road trip for spring break with five friends: Her best friend - the older brother - his perfect girlfriend - a secret crush - a classmate - and a killer. When their RV breaks down in the middle of nowhere with no cell service, they soon realize this is no accident. They have been trapped by someone out there in the dark, someone who clearly wants one of them dead.
A World of CuriositiesView Catalog Entry
Chief Inspector Armand Gamache returns in the eighteenth book in #1 New York Times bestseller Louise Penny's beloved series. It’s spring and Three Pines is reemerging after the harsh winter. But not everything buried should come alive again. Not everything lying dormant should reemerge. But something has. As the villagers prepare for a special celebration, Armand Gamache and Jean-Guy Beauvoir find themselves increasingly worried. A young man and woman have reappeared in the Sûreté du Québec investigators’ lives after many years.
The Philosophy of Modern SongView Catalog Entry
The Philosophy of Modern Song is Bob Dylan’s first book of new writing since 2004’s Chronicles: Volume One—and since winning the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2016. Dylan, who began working on the book in 2010, offers a master class on the art and craft of songwriting. He writes over sixty essays focusing on songs by other artists, spanning from Stephen Foster to Elvis Costello, and in between ranging from Hank Williams to Nina Simone.