Library Services During COVID-19

The Main Library is open for brief visits by appointment Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Appointments are required and each appointment is for a maximum of 30 minutes.  Click here to request an appointment.  For more information on library services during COVID-19, including appointments, curbside service, digital access-only library cards, online library card renewal, online resources, digital programs, and more, click here.

Upcoming Events

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

Make a Paper Snowman

All Day
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Have fun inside while it is cold outside with a paper snowman craft!  Watch the video for the supply list and instructions on how to complete the activity.  You can watch "Make a Paper Snowman" anytime on the Fort Smith Public Library's Fac...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

I Love Lucy Trivia

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Program Description:
Get your Vitameatavegemin ready and let us test your knowledge on “I Love Lucy” on Facebook Live. www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Off-the-Cuff Cooking

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: How-To
Program Description:
Cook up some fun while you watch Rachel and Jodie try to follow recipes from cookbooks you can check out from your library. You can watch "Off the Cuff Cooking" anytime on the Library's Facebook page or YouTube Channel. www.facebook.com/fortsmi...
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:
Are you a person that likes to learn new facts as you listen to a book?  Then this storytime is for you!  Join Ms. Robin on the library's Facebook page or YouTube Channel as she reads one of the wonderful non-fiction books that are ava...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Make It in a Minute

2:00pm - 2:15pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Holiday
Program Description:
Are you feeling crafty?  Rachel and Tiffany are demonstrating some fun and unique crafts - all jam packed into a one minute video!   ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Story Safari

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Games & Activities, Storytimes
Program Description:
Let’s go on a Story Safari! Join zany librarians Mrs. Rachel and Mrs. Tiffany on the hunt for a great book! You can watch Story Safari on the library's Facebook page or YouTube channel. www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary & www.youtube.com/fo...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Main
Room: Rotunda
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Holiday
Program Description:
Celebrate Valentine’s Day by decorating a Valentine card for your significant other!  Beginning on February 1st, craft kits will be available for pickup at the Main Library while supplies last.  This is a great craft for teens and adults! ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Program Description:
Join Mrs. Tiffany for a virtual laptime storytime!  Be sure and stay tuned until the end when, after she reads and acts silly, she'll share a simple craft that you can create at home. Programs can be viewed at www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrar...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Caldecott Corner with Ms. Robin

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Each January, authors and illustrators anxiously await the announcement of the new Caldecott award-winning books.  This important award is given to the illustrator of a picture book.  A committee of book-loving people chose one book that is...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Virtual Story Break with Mrs. Tiffany

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Program Description:
Stop!  It's time for a story break!  Mrs. Tiffany will be reading to a different animal or showing you something interesting in nature.  What will she read to next? You can watch Story Break with Mrs. Tiffany anytime on the library's F...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

"Schitt's Creek" Trivia

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Games & Activities
Program Description:
Join us for a few rounds of Schitt's Creek trivia on Facebook Live!  www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Paper Heart Craft

All Day
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Have fun making a February-themed paper heart craft!  Watch the video for a supplies list and instructions about how to complete the activity.  You can watch "Make a Paper Heart Craft" anytime on the Fort Smith Public Library's Facebook pag...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Storytime with Matia! "Thank You, Omu!"

10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Omu is cooking a delicious red stew in a big fat pot for a nice evening meal. It smells so good that soon neighbors are knocking on her door, and Omu shares what she has made. But what will she do when the stew is gone? Visit the library's Facebook p...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Off-the-Cuff Cooking

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: How-To
Program Description:
Cook up some fun while you watch Rachel and Jodie try to follow recipes from cookbooks you can check out from your library. You can watch "Off the Cuff Cooking" anytime on the Library's Facebook page or YouTube Channel. www.facebook.com/fortsmi...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Chinese New Year Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Celebrations, Storytimes
Program Description:
It's the year of the ox when Chinese New Year begins on February 12.  Join Christina Ho on the library's Facebook page or YouTube Channel as she reads My First Chinese New Year by Karen Katz.  Christina, dressed in traditional clothing...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Make It in a Minute

2:00pm - 2:15pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Holiday
Program Description:
Are you feeling crafty?  Rachel and Tiffany are demonstrating some fun and unique crafts - all jam packed into a one minute video!   Watch for more DIY projects and recipes in under 60 seconds from the Library. www.facebook.com/f...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Story Safari

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Games & Activities, Storytimes
Program Description:
Let’s go on a Story Safari! Join zany librarians Mrs. Rachel and Mrs. Tiffany on the hunt for a great book! You can watch Story Safari on the library's Facebook page or YouTube channel. www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary & www.youtube.com/fo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Trivia Night!

6:30pm - 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.

Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day

10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Celebrations, Storytimes
Program Description:
Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day with your library friends.  Join us on the library's Facebook page or YouTube Channel as we read The Kindness Book by Todd Parr.  We were encouraged to demonstrate more kindness, and we hope you wi...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Ms. Robin's Favorites

10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Help Ms. Robin open up the Library Surprise Bag this Thursday morning to see Fred--AND to see which favorite story you'll get to hear!  If YOU'VE got a favorite story, be sure to let Ms. Robin know!  You can see "Ms. Robin's Favorites" anyt...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: How-To
Program Description:
Expand your taste buds with our Season Ticket kit. This month’s featured spice is dukkah. 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 "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:
Are you a person that likes to learn new facts as you listen to a book?  Then this storytime is for you!  Join Ms. Robin on the library's Facebook page or YouTube Channel  as she reads one of the wonderful non-fiction books that are av...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Make It in a Minute

2:00pm - 2:15pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Holiday
Program Description:
Are you feeling crafty?  Rachel and Tiffany are demonstrating some fun and unique crafts - all jam packed into a one minute video!  Watch for more DIY projects and recipes in under 60 seconds from the Library. www.facebook.com/forts...