All library locations will be closed July 4th for Independence Day.

Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Main
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: How-To
Program Description:
Expand your taste buds with our Season Ticket kit. This month’s featured spice blend is Sazon. The kit, which will be available at the beginning of the month at the library, will feature a sample of the featured spice, a fact sheet, and a recipe usin...
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 "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Origami for Everyone

2:00pm - 2:15pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: School Age, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Add a touch of whimsy to your home and have some fun as you create origami.  Children, teens, and adults can enjoy learning the Japanese art of folding paper. Pick up a free origami packet at the Miller Branch before you tune in to our...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Performances
Program Description:
As a son of Poseidon, Percy Jackson has newly discovered powers he can't control, monsters on his trail, and is on a quest to find Zeus' lightning bolt to prevent a war between the Greek gods. Featuring a thrilling original rock score, The Lightning ...
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: Community Room
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
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Program Description:
First Thursday Films are back!  This month we will be showing Possessed (1931) a Pre-Code drama starring Joan Crawford and Clark Gable about the rise of a small-town girl who becomes a mistress to a rising political star. Not rated,...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Main
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Bring the ocean home with you with our make and take it for adults! Limited supplies available at the Main Library. ...
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Wonderful Wednesday: STEAM Team

2:00pm - 4:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: School Age
Program Description:
STEAM Team is a program for children ages 8-12 who have an interest in science, technology, engineering, art, and math. The STEAM Team will have a chance to build fun stuff, be active, make art, and even make a mess! In July, STEAMers can use basic e...
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: Community Room
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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
Location: Main
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Los niños y sus familias están invitados a la Biblioteca Principal para disfrutar de cuentos, canciones, rimas, y manualidades. No es necesario registrarse para este programa divertido y GRATUITO. Children and their families are invited to the Mai...

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.

Wonderful Wednesday: 'Luca' (PG)

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Movies
Program Description:
It’s a Wonderful Wednesday movie day featuring Luca!  Bring your friends and family to watch Luca on the big screen.  Feel free to bring your snacks and covered drinks or pick something up in Dewey’s Café!  This event is free, but seat...
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: Community Room
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.

Book Lover's Club

10:00am - 12:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Carnegie Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing
Program Description:
Read a good book lately?  Come tell us about it at The Book Lover’s Club! The only requirement for this club is that you must love to read.  Read whatever you like, fiction or non-fiction, and come give us a short report (on up to three tit...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Program Description:
Join us for a movie matinee at the library! This 1934 Precode crime drama-comedy, ‘Hide-Out’ stars Robert Montgomery and Maureen Sullivan. Not rated, this film runs 81 minutes. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

An Afternoon of K-Pop

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Carnegie Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Program Description:
Interested in K-pop? New to the world of idols or have a bias list that is miles long? Teens in grades 6th to 12th are invited to come hang out, talk about their favorite groups, and play a game or two! Snacks will be provided. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Únete a Mónica mientras lee Buenas Noches Luna, escrito por Margaret Wise Brown, ilustrado por Clement Hurd y publicado por Harper Collins. ¿Ya tienes sueño? Puedes ver La Hora del Cuento en Español en cualquier momento en la página de Facebook ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Performances, Special Events
Program Description:
Let’s all dive into a magical adventure under the sea! In Tommy Terrific’s “Ocean Magic” show, the audience will experience magic tricks involving ocean wildlife and ecosystems.  From seashells and fishing boats to pelicans and an octopus, Tommy...
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: Community Room
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.

Crochet Starfish

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main
Registration
Location: Main
Room: Carnegie Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Program Description:
Learn how to crochet your own starfish applique! Supplies will be provided. Limited spots are available, and registration is required. Please register (beginning July 1) online using the form below or by calling 479-783-0229 and pressing 0 for the Ci...
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 "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 "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.

Book Lover's Club

10:00am - 12:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Campbell Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing
Program Description:
Read a good book lately?  Come tell us about it at The Book Lover’s Club! The only requirement for this club is that you must love to read.  Read whatever you like, fiction or non-fiction, and come give us a short report (on up to three tit...
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.