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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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Autumn Origami (Dallas all month)

All Day 11/1 - 11/30
Dallas
Location: Dallas
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Get ready for Thanksgiving and try your hand at some autumn themed 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 le...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

FSPL Holiday Food Drive

All Day 11/1 - 12/31
Main
Location: Main
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Holiday
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-peris...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Main
Room: Community Room (Exhibit Space)
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
The nature photography of Steven Hunter will be on display in the community room of the Main Library during the months of November & December.  Images will encompass western Arkansas and all of Oklahoma, with an emphasis on the Wichita Mount...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Main
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing, Holiday
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 28th through December 31st, individuals may visit any Fort...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Storytime- Windsor Branch

10:00am - 10:45am
Windsor
Location: Windsor
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Children and their caregivers are invited to the Windsor Drive Branch Library to enjoy books, songs, movement, and more. Storytime is held every Monday at 10:00 AM. ...

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

Tween Book Talk with Angela Flake

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Windsor
Location: Windsor
Age Group: School Age, Teens
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Program Description:
Award winning author Angela Flake will appear at the Fort Smith Public Library to promote and sign copies of her books Don’t Color Me In: Letting poetry speak to the hearts and minds of our young African American teens and the children’s book, Are My...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Storytime - Dallas Branch

10:00am - 10:30am
Dallas
Location: Dallas
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Storytime at the Dallas Street Branch is for children and their adults.  Lasting about 30 minutes, children and their families will enjoy stories, books, music, snacks, and crafts.   Storytime will often have themes reflecting the seas...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Miller
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
The Miller Branch Library will feature original paintings by Priscilla Myers during the month of December.  Originally from Arizona, the artist uses acrylic and oil paints to create what speaks to her, including portraits, abstracts, and landsca...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Main
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Let the artist inside of you shine with this fun take and make kit. The kit includes wooden snowflake, paintbrush, and six different paint pots in different colors. Kits will be available at the Main Library at the Circulation starting on December 1s...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Dallas
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Holiday
Program Description:
Settle into the winter spirit by making a fun sock snowman craft!  Beginning on December 1st, craft kits will be available at the Dallas Street Branch while supplies last.  The craft may be completed either at the branch or taken home. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Storytime - Main Library

10:00am - 11:00am
Main
Location: Main
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Children and their caregivers are invited to the Main Library for storytime every Thursday at 10:00 AM.  Lasting about 35 minutes, storytimes feature stories, songs, puppetry, finger plays, manipulatives, and crafts. Not only is storytime f...

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 "Adults" group.
Location: Main
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Program Description:
Fort Smith author Sue Frizzell will appear at the Main Library to promote and sign copies her book of poetry, On the Necessity of Love and Beauty, a carefully selected collection of poetry gathered over the course of 60 years and deals with a full ra...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Storytime - Miller Branch

10:00am - 11:00am
Miller
Location: Miller
Room: Anita Paddock Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes

Children and their caregivers are invited to the Miller Branch Library to enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts.  No registration is necessary for this fun and FREE program.  Storytime is held every Friday at 10:00 AM.

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 "Adults" group.
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Program Description:
Join us for this romantic comedy starring Jimmy Stewart and Maureen Sullivan, directed by Ernst Lubitsch. Two workers in a gift shop in Budapest who can’t stand each other, fall in love through letters but don’t know that they are coworkers. This fun...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Storytime- Windsor Branch

10:00am - 10:45am
Windsor
Location: Windsor
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Children and their caregivers are invited to the Windsor Drive Branch Library to enjoy books, songs, movement, and more. Storytime is held every Monday at 10:00 AM. ...

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.
Location: Main
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
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.
Location: Main
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
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 "Adults" group.

Authors in the Afternoon with Judge Jim Spears

4:00pm - 6:00pm
All Library Locations
Location: All Library Locations
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Sales
Program Description:
Former Circuit Judge of Sebastian County, Judge Jim Spears will appear at the Fort Smith Public Library to promote and sign copies his book, Justice Divided: A Judicial History of Sebastian County, detailing how the history of how the smallest county...
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 "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Storytime - Dallas Branch

10:00am - 10:30am
Dallas
Location: Dallas
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Storytime at the Dallas Street Branch is for children and their adults.  Lasting about 30 minutes, children and their families will enjoy stories, books, music, snacks, and crafts.   Storytime will often have themes reflecting the seas...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Main
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Storytime - Main Library

10:00am - 11:00am
Main
Location: Main
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Children and their caregivers are invited to the Main Library for storytime every Thursday at 10:00 AM.  Lasting about 35 minutes, storytimes feature stories, songs, puppetry, finger plays, manipulatives, and crafts. Not only is storytime f...

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.
Location: Main
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
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...