Upcoming Events

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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 "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

LEGO Club: Castles

December 16, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: School Age, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Custom 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!

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.

Toddler Time

December 17, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Main
Location: Main
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Toddler Time at the Main Library is for babies, toddlers and their caregivers. This 30-minute storytime features stories, songs, puppetry, finger plays, manipulatives, and flannel stories. Special care is taken to select shorter, developmentally...

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 "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 "Preschool" group.

Storytime

December 19, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
Main
Location: Main
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:

Preschool Storytime at the Main Library is for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. This 45 minute storytime features stories, songs, puppetry, finger plays, manipulatives, flannel stories, and crafts.

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 "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 "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 "Preschool" group.

Storytime

December 26, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
Main
Location: Main
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:

Preschool Storytime at the Main Library is for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. This 45 minute storytime features stories, songs, puppetry, finger plays, manipulatives, flannel stories, and crafts.

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 "Teens" group.

Teen Lounge: Mug and Cookie Decorating

December 30, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Carnegie Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Celebrations
Custom Program Description:
To capture the spirit of the season, teens will tap into their creative side by designing their own mugs and decorating gingerbread cookies. Teens will also have the opportunity to create resolutions for the upcoming New Year at this free p...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Toddler Time

December 31, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Main
Location: Main
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Toddler Time at the Main Library is for babies, toddlers and their caregivers. This 30-minute storytime features stories, songs, puppetry, finger plays, manipulatives, and flannel stories. Special care is taken to select shorter, developmentally...

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: Dewey's Café
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Custom Program Description:
An exhibit of the photographic works of Jim Anderson will be on display at Dewey's Café at the Main Library during the month of January and February.  Jim is a schoolteacher by trade and a photographer of the natural landscape as a hobby. He has...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Main
Room: Community Room (Exhibit Space)
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Custom Program Description:
The original photography of Taylor Prewitt will be on display in the Community Room of the Main Library during January and February.  The featured photographs were taken on Wildcat Mountain, east of 74th Street (also known as Wildcat Mounta...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Storytime

January 2, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Main
Location: Main
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:

Preschool Storytime at the Main Library is for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. This 45 minute storytime features stories, songs, puppetry, finger plays, manipulatives, flannel stories, and crafts.

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.

First Thursday Films: "The Country Doctor" 2016 (NR)

January 2, 2020
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Custom Program Description:
This French film is about a devoted and revered countryside doctor whose life gets rocked by a middle-age woman who has come from the city hospital to earn her chops. Challenging each other with opposite views on medicine, the pair eventually bonds a...
This event is in the "School Age" group.

STEAM Team

January 6, 2020
3:30pm - 6:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games & Activities, How-To, STEAM
Custom Program Description:
STEAM Team is a monthly program for children ages 8-12 who have an interest in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. Every first Monday, the STEAM Team will have a chance to build fun stuff, be active, make art, and even make a mess! STEA...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Toddler Time

January 7, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Main
Location: Main
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Toddler Time at the Main Library is for babies, toddlers and their caregivers. This 30-minute storytime features stories, songs, puppetry, finger plays, manipulatives, and flannel stories. Special care is taken to select shorter, developmentally...

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 "Preschool" group.

Storytime

January 9, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Main
Location: Main
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:

Preschool Storytime at the Main Library is for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. This 45 minute storytime features stories, songs, puppetry, finger plays, manipulatives, flannel stories, and crafts.

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.

Couponing for Beginners

January 10, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: How-To
Custom Program Description:
Start the New Year by saving money! In this free class, you will learn about couponing and how to save money. Fort Smith Public Library employee Latoya Lee will teach this class where she will offer tips and techniques on couponing. ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Lights, Camera, Action! A Creative Storytime

January 11, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Main
Location: Main
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Special Events, Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Children and their families are invited to explore literature through creative drama in this special Saturday storytime.  Get ready to have some fun with Shannon Stoddard, a teacher at the Community School of the Arts.  Shannon holds her B....

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.

Toddler Time

January 14, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Main
Location: Main
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Toddler Time at the Main Library is for babies, toddlers and their caregivers. This 30-minute storytime features stories, songs, puppetry, finger plays, manipulatives, and flannel stories. Special care is taken to select shorter, developmentally...

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.

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.

Bring Your Own Device

January 14, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: How-To, Technology
Custom Program Description:
Library staff will help you with basic device questions and how to get access to the library’s electronic resources like Library2Go, Kanopy, Mango, and Learning Express.  Feel free to drop in and we will work with you to get you settled with the...