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This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Friends of the Library Rare and Vintage Book Sale

December 5, 2019
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Custom 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.

First Thursday Films: Babette's Feast (1987) NR

December 5, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Custom Program Description:
This Danish film is based on a short story by Isak Dinesen about two unmarried sisters and their French housekeeper who live in a remote village on the western side of Jutland in 19th century Denmark.  The movie stars Stephane Audran, Birgitte F...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Friends of the Library Rare and Vintage Book Sale

December 6, 2019
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Custom 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.

An Evening with the Author: Jan Brett

December 6, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Books & Writing, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Fort Smith Public Library is excited to host children’s author Jan Brett on Friday, December 6 at 5 pm.  Jan Brett is the New York Times #1 bestselling artist/author of over 35 picture books which have sold over 42 million copies combined. Her b...

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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.

Friends of the Library Rare and Vintage Book Sale

December 7, 2019
10:30am - 4:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Custom 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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

DIY Ugly Sweater

December 7, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Holiday
Custom Program Description:
You bring the sweater, we’ll provide the ugly! Adults and teens are invited to the Main Library to customize their own ugly sweater in this DIY, drop-in event! Attendees must bring their own sweater. All other supplies will be provided but you are we...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Friends of the Library Rare and Vintage Book Sale

December 8, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Custom 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.

The Book Lover’s Club

December 10, 2019
10:15am - 12:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Campbell Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing
Custom 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 "Everyone" group.

Tim Ernst Visit & Slide Presentation

December 10, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing, Special Events
Custom 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 Splendor.  The program will include stunning images set to relaxing music to take you away f...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Gingerbread House Workshop for Families

December 11, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Windsor
Location: Windsor
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Celebrations, Holiday, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Get in the holiday spirit by decorating a gingerbread house with your family!  We provide frosting and cardboard house forms to decorate, and you bring the candy!  Families may bring whatever candies and other decorations they wish.  Y...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Windsor Branch Used Book Sale

All Day12/12 - 12/14
Windsor
Location: Windsor
Room: General Library
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales
Custom Program Description:
Get your holiday shopping done at the library!  Hardcover books will be $0.50 and paperbacks will be $0.25.  Fill a bag for $5.  Fiction, Non-fiction, children’s books, teen books, and more! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Authors in the Afternoon with Tommy B. Smith

December 12, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Custom Program Description:
Fort Smith author Tommy B. Smith will make a special appearance at the Fort Smith Public Library to promote and sign copies his latest book Anyone Want to Play WAR? Brutal injuries can leave scars. As the teenage survivor of a savage dog’s rampage, i...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

DIY Friday: Christmas Drink Coasters

December 13, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Holiday
Custom Program Description:
Join us for our DIY Friday event where we will get your hands dirty with an easy craft. We will be getting in the holiday spirit by making Christmas scrapbook paper drink coasters! All supplies will be provided at this free program for adults.  ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Hot Chocolate at the Library - Dallas Branch

December 13, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Dallas
Location: Dallas
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Celebrations, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Celebrate National Cocoa Day at the Dallas Street branch library.  Stop by from 3:30-4:30 p.m. and receive a free cup of hot chocolate! ...
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
Custom Program Description:
Local authors Jessica Meredith and Tabitha Embree will make a special appearance to promote and sign copies of their children’s books, Scooter Steals the Ball and The Lost Dragon. Written under the pen name TJ Trumar, The Lost Dragon is a part of the...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Main
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing, Genealogy & History
Custom Program Description:
Local authors Wayne Bledsoe and Jim Kreuz will make a special appearance to promote and sign copies of their new book, Treasures of Fort Smith.  Treasures of Fort Smith is filled with color photos and interesting stories of 150 century-old homes...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Holiday Movie Trivia

December 19, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Dewey's Café
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities, Holiday
Custom Program Description:
Let us test your holiday movie knowledge with several rounds of holday movie themed trivia. Prizes will be given for top two teams/individuals. Come as a team (up to four) or solo to this free holiday program for teens and adults. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

A Capote Christmas

December 19, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Miller
Location: Miller
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing, Holiday, Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
The Miller Branch Library invites you to an enchanting evening with their annual holiday program, A Capote Christmas. Longtime performer with the Fort Smith Little Theatre, Brad Kidder, will share the classical seasonal story One Christmas, and light...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Microsoft Word Basics

December 20, 2019
10:30pm - 11:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: How-To, Technology
Custom Program Description:
Join us as we share some of the basics of Microsoft Word at this demonstration-style program for adutls.  We will be sticking close to the basics, demonstrating features like alignment, bullets and spacing, along with some alternative methods fo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Crafty Corner

December 26, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Miller
Location: Miller
Room: Anita Paddock Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, How-To
Custom Program Description:
Adults can be crafty, also!  Rediscover your creative spark by joining the Miller Branch Library for an easy craft that you’ll be able to take home.  This month we will be making bath bombs for luxurious tub soaking. All supplies will be pr...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Book Lover’s Club

January 14, 2020
10:15am - 12:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Campbell Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing
Custom 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.

Open Mic Night

January 16, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Dewey's Café
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing, Performances
Custom Program Description:

Join us for a fun, casual open mic night at Dewey’s Café.  Musicians, poets, and other talented folks are invited to perform.  Sign-up at the door; arrive early to ensure a spot on the list.  Showcase your talent, or just come and listen … music or poetry does not have to be original work – come and share a favorite poem or musical piece with us!  Acoustic music only please; we look forward to seeing you!