Closing

The Main Library will close at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 16 for our Black Tie Bingo fundraiser.  All three FSPL branch locations will be open regular hours, 12 - 5 PM on Saturday, November 16.

Closing

All locations of the Fort Smith Public Library will be closed all day on Monday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day.

 

Upcoming Events

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Library Branch
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

The Perfect Gift: Library Books for Christmas! (11/30 - 12/31)

November 30, 2019
10:00am - 5:00pm
All Library Locations
Location: All Library Locations
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Holiday
Custom Program Description:
Honor someone special while sharing your love of reading by donating to the Fort Smith Public Library’s The Perfect Gift: Library Books for Christmas fundraiser.  From November 30th through December 31st, individuals may visit any Fort...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Miller
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Custom Program Description:
An exhibit of the photographic works of Jim Anderson will be on display at the Miller Branch during the month of December.  Jim is a retired school teacher and a photographer of the natural landscape. He has traveled and photographed in all 50 s...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Main
Room: Community Room (Exhibit Space)
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Custom Program Description:
Original photography from the Photographic Alliance of Fort Smith will be featured at the photo exhibit, Appreciate Arkansas, through December in the Community Room of the Main Library.  The Photographic Alliance is a local organization for anyo...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Photography by Michael Leonard (December 1 - 31)

December 1, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Dewey's Café
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Custom Program Description:
The award-winning photography of Michael Leonard will be on display at Dewey’s Cafe through December.  Well known as an innovative and highly skilled photographer, his photographic interests and styles are multifaceted and he has photographed ma...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Friends of the Library Rare and Vintage Book Sale

December 2, 2019
12:00pm - 8:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Custom Program Description:
Just in time for the holidays, book lovers will find a broad assortment of books in this special sale including rare, vintage, and valuable titles.  A range of topics are represented including art, religion, history, and much more with publicati...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Friends of the Library Rare and Vintage Book Sale

December 3, 2019
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Custom Program Description:
Just in time for the holidays, book lovers will find a broad assortment of books in this special sale including rare, vintage, and valuable titles.  A range of topics are represented including art, religion, history, and much more with publicati...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Friends of the Library Rare and Vintage Book Sale

December 4, 2019
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Custom Program Description:
Just in time for the holidays, book lovers will find a broad assortment of books in this special sale including rare, vintage, and valuable titles.  A range of topics are represented including art, religion, history, and much more with publicati...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Decorate a Cookie!

December 4, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Windsor
Location: Windsor
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Celebrations, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
It’s National Cookie Day!  Visit the library to celebrate and decorate a yummy treat! All supplies will be provided at this free event for families. ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Friends of the Library Rare and Vintage Book Sale

December 5, 2019
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Custom Program Description:
Just in time for the holidays, book lovers will find a broad assortment of books in this special sale including rare, vintage, and valuable titles.  A range of topics are represented including art, religion, history, and much more with publicati...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Friends of the Library Rare and Vintage Book Sale

December 6, 2019
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Custom Program Description:
Just in time for the holidays, book lovers will find a broad assortment of books in this special sale including rare, vintage, and valuable titles.  A range of topics are represented including art, religion, history, and much more with publicati...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

An Evening with the Author: Jan Brett

December 6, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Books & Writing, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Fort Smith Public Library is excited to host children’s author Jan Brett on Friday, December 6 at 5 pm.  Jan Brett is the New York Times #1 bestselling artist/author of over 35 picture books which have sold over 42 million copies combined. Her b...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Friends of the Library Rare and Vintage Book Sale

December 7, 2019
10:30am - 4:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Custom Program Description:
Just in time for the holidays, book lovers will find a broad assortment of books in this special sale including rare, vintage, and valuable titles.  A range of topics are represented including art, religion, history, and much more with publicati...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Friends of the Library Rare and Vintage Book Sale

December 8, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Custom Program Description:
Just in time for the holidays, book lovers will find a broad assortment of books in this special sale including rare, vintage, and valuable titles.  A range of topics are represented including art, religion, history, and much more with publicati...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Tim Ernst Visit & Slide Presentation

December 10, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Take a break from your hectic life to enjoy scenic photography and inspirational words as Tim Ernst shares images from his latest picture book, Arkansas Splendor.  The program will include stunning images set to relaxing music to take you away f...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Gingerbread House Workshop for Families

December 11, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Windsor
Location: Windsor
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Celebrations, Holiday, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Get in the holiday spirit by decorating a gingerbread house with your family!  We provide frosting and cardboard house forms to decorate, and you bring the candy!  Families may bring whatever candies and other decorations they wish.  Y...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Windsor Branch Used Book Sale

All Day12/12 - 12/14
Windsor
Location: Windsor
Room: General Library
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales
Custom Program Description:
Get your holiday shopping done at the library!  Hardcover books will be $0.50 and paperbacks will be $0.25.  Fill a bag for $5.  Fiction, Non-fiction, children’s books, teen books, and more! ...