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This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Plant & Seed Swap (Main Library)

All Day 4/14 - 4/21
Main
Location: Main
Room: Grand Staircase
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Fort Smith Public Library, 3201 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith (479-783-0229)Is your garden becoming a little overgrown, or do you have too many seeds to plant? Bring plants/seeds to share or swap. Our swap table will be setup at the Main Library near the...
This event is in the "School Age" group.

STEAM Team: Make a Kite!

3:30pm - 6:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, How-To, STEAM
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 April, STEAMers will make thei...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Main
Room: Carnegie Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Join us for this free evening crafting program and learn how to make this cute and trendy, inspired hanging crepe paper wisteria décor. All materials will be supplied. No registration is required but will be limited to the first 10 attendees. ...
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: Arts & Crafts, 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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Main
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Program Description:
Local author Caroline Jennings will appear at the Main Library to promote and sign copies of her book of poetry, Stop and Smell the Fractals (and Everything in Between).  The book explores the connection between mathematics and poetry, focu...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Open Mic Night

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Dewey's Café
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing, Performances
Program Description:
Poets, musicians, and other talented folks - come join us for this casual, fun event. Just show up, no need to register. Showcase your talent, or just come out to listen and enjoy. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Pom Pom Panda

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Carnegie Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Teens and adults are invited to come create a pom pom panda! Using yarn and felt, you’ll get to create your own pocket-sized panda. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Movies
Program Description:
Join us for casual afternoon where you can work on an ongoing craft project (or get started on something new with the materials we have to share) while watching a cult classic. We will be watching Goonies (PG) from 1985 at today’s event.   ...
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

LEGO Club

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: School Age, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Program Description:
Kids, Tweens, and Teens are invited to the Main Library to design, create, and build unique creations with the LEGO Club!  Everyone loves LEGOs; this event is free and supplies are provided – just bring your imagination! ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogy Writer's Workshop

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Genealogy
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing, Genealogy & History, How-To
Program Description:
What makes a memoir stand out? You will be working on developing your stand-out sentence and writing your opening paragraph. Narration, exposition, dialogue, and description will be discussed. If you missed past Genealogy Writing Workshops and are in...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

BINGO for Books (for Adults!)

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Program Description:
Bring your lucky bingo daubers or lucky troll for this fun hour of bingo! We will have book prizes for winners of this free program! ...
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: Arts & Crafts, 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: Health & Fitness
Program Description:
Safely dispose of unused or expired medications at the Main Library on Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. as the library joins over 250 sites across Arkansas participating in Arkansas Drug Take Back Day.  ID is not required and no questio...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing, Special Events, Storytimes
Program Description:
You are invited to a special storytime! Feel free to come dressed as your favorite fairy or fairytale character and enjoy a reading of "The Lovely Fruit Fairies" read by the authors. We'll have a fairy tea-time along with a craft for this free and fu...

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: Arts & Crafts, Celebrations, Special Events
Program Description:
You are invited to a celebration! El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day), commonly know as Día, is a celebration of children, families, and reading! It will be a fun evening with bilingual storytimes, crafts, and snacks. E...

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: How-To
Program Description:
Expand your taste buds with our Season Ticket kit. This month’s featured spice blend is Gullah seasoning. The kit, which will be available at the beginning of the month at the library, will feature a sample of the featured spice and along with a reci...
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: Arts & Crafts, 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: Carnegie Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Program Description:
Join us for this month’s matinee showing of The Reluctant Debutante, a romantic comedy about a daughter visiting her father in England and being thrown into the debutante season. Starring Rex Harrison, Kay Kendall, and John Saxon, this film is not ra...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Program Description:
Mostly Fiction! Members of the Friends of the Fort Smith Public Library are invited to come to our exclusive Friends-only Preview Sale on Friday, May 3, from 4-7 p.m.  There will be a 25-book limit at the preview sale.  Friends of the Libra...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Program Description:
Mostly fiction! The spring edition of the annual Friends of the Library Used Book Sale features mostly fiction selections for adults.  Hardbacks and paperbacks from your favorite authors will be available, along with a selection of videos a...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Program Description:
Mostly fiction! The spring edition of the annual Friends of the Library Used Book Sale features mostly fiction selections for adults.  Hardbacks and paperbacks from your favorite authors will be available, along with a selection of videos a...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Program Description:
It's Book Sale clearance time!  Come get some great bargains on leftovers from our weekend "Mostly Fiction" Sale!  The spring edition of the annual Friends of the Library Used Book Sale features mostly fiction selections for adults.&nb...
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Main
Room: Genealogy
Age Group: School Age, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Genealogy & History, How-To
Program Description:
The Genealogy Department invites you to monthly classes exploring areas of genealogical research methods to discover your family history. In this month’s class, we will dive into Census Records and their importance to your research. No registration i...