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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 "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 "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 "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 "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.

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 "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...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Books & Writing, Holiday, Special Events
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 Greatest Hits.  The program will include stunning images set to relaxing music to take you a...
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 "Everyone" group.

20th Annual Holiday Open House

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Celebrations, Games & Activities, Holiday, Special Events
Program Description:
Celebrate the holiday season when the entire Fort Smith Public Library staff opens the doors of the Main Library for a festive afternoon of music, crafts, games, stories, holiday displays, light refreshments, and other entertainment for children and ...
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 "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 "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Main
Age Group: Preschool, School Age, Adults
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Program Description:
Fort Smith author Marcus Woodward will appear at the Fort Smith Public Library to promote and sign copies his book, Bad Boy Bartlett, a children’s book about a mischievous boy who goes on a spree one day and finds out why his mother is so special.&nb...
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.