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This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
Location: Dallas
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 "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
Location: Miller
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 "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
Location: Windsor
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 "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 "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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Program Description:
Educators, home schoolers, and anyone who loves sharing books with children and teens won’t want to miss the Friends of the Library used book sale featuring ONLY books and media for children and young adults.  Thousands of fiction and non-fictio...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Halloween Grab-and-Go Craft Kits for Kids

All Day 10/25 - 10/30
Windsor
Location: Windsor
Age Group: Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Use your surprise supplies to create a Halloween creature! What will your bag contain??? ...
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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

TRICK or TREAT the Miller Branch!

10:00am - 2:00pm
Miller
Location: Miller
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Holiday
Program Description:
Come dressed in your Halloween costume and trick or treat the Miller Branch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 30th!  There will be CANDY and take-and-make CRAFTS available! ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
Location: Dallas
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Holiday
Program Description:
Stop by your neighborhood library (Dallas, Miller, and Windsor branches) between 10 AM – 2 PM for some early Halloween fun!  Come dressed in your costume for some sweet treats, crafts, and other fun! For library branch locations, visit www.forts...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
Location: Windsor
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Holiday
Program Description:
Stop by your neighborhood library (Dallas, Miller, and Windsor branches) between 10 AM – 2 PM for some early Halloween fun!  Come dressed in your costume for some sweet treats, crafts, and other fun! For library branch locations, visit www.forts...
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 "Everyone" group.
Location: Dallas
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Get into the fall spirit with autumn themed coloring at the Dallas Street Branch Library.  Coloring stations with materials for all ages will be available.  ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: All Library Locations
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Special Events
Program Description:
Help out local families in need by donating to this year’s Fort Smith Public Library Holiday Food Drive. One in five people in our area are struggling, one in three rural Arkansas children live in food insecure homes.  Drop off your non-perishab...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Miller
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 "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 ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Grab and Go Craft: Leaf Mason Jar Candle Holder

5:00pm - 6:00pm
All Library Locations
Location: All Library Locations
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
This craft kit has everything you need to make a beautiful candle holder inspired by the colors of fall. Just supply your own decoupage glue. A limited amount of kits will be available at the Main Library starting Monday, November 8. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Main
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Events
Program Description:
Drive through anytime between 6 - 7 p.m. to support the library endowment’s fundraiser for library books for children. Gourmet snack boxes, gift bags, scratch-off bingo cards, a raffle, and great prizes will all be a part of this safe no-contact even...

Bundt Cake Extravaganza

All Day
Windsor
Location: Windsor
Program Description:
Celebrate National Bundt Day by making a cake! Come by the Windsor Branch Library for a recipe bundle, a sweet treat, and enter for a chance to win a Bundt Pan Gift Set! You can also check out 101 Things To Do With a Bundt Pan on Hoopla, br...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Dallas
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Holiday
Program Description:
Get ready for Thanksgiving and try your hand at some Thanksgiving origami crafts.  Use your smartphone to scan the provided QR codes linked to YouTube videos explaining how to complete the different crafts.  Both simple and intermediate lev...