Upcoming Events

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Library Branch
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Lounge: Sensory Bags

January 27, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Carnegie Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Writing, Games & Activities, Health & Fitness, How-To
Custom Program Description:
To start the new semester off right, teens will create sensory bags to experiment with stress-relief and concentration techniques at our January Teen Lounge.  All supplies will be provided at this free program for grades 7 – 12. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Toddler Time

January 28, 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.

Music Appreciation with Dr. Kathleen Lavengood

January 29, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Main
Registration
Location: Main
Room: Carnegie Room
Program Type: How-To, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Custom Program Description:
Students in grades 3-6 are invited to register for a unique opportunity to participate in a Music Appreciation class. The six-session class, taught by Dr. Kathleen Lavengood of the Community School of the Arts, and hosted by the Youth Services Depart...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Storytime

January 30, 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 "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 through the month of February.  Jim is a schoolteacher by trade and a photographer of the natural landscape as a hobby. He has trave...
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 through the month of February.  The featured photographs were taken on Wildcat Mountain, east of 74th Street (also known as Wildcat Moun...
This event is in the "School Age" group.

STEAM Team

February 3, 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! T...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Toddler Time

February 4, 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.

Music Appreciation with Dr. Kathleen Lavengood

February 5, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Main
Registration
Location: Main
Room: Carnegie Room
Program Type: How-To, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Custom Program Description:
Students in grades 3-6 are invited to register for a unique opportunity to participate in a Music Appreciation class. The six-session class, taught by Dr. Kathleen Lavengood of the Community School of the Arts, and hosted by the Youth Services Depart...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Storytime

February 6, 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: In the Mood for Love 2000 (PG)

February 6, 2020
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Custom Program Description:
This romantic drama from 1960s Hong Kong features two neighbors, a woman and a man, who form a strong bond after both suspect extramarital activities of their spouses. However, they agree to keep their bond platonic so as not to commit similar wrongs...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

DIY Valentine Cards

February 7, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Custom Program Description:
Join us for this fun event where we will make DIY Valentine Cards. Supplies provided and refreshments will be served at this free program for adults. ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Lights, Camera, Action! A Creative Storytime

February 8, 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, and members of the cast of...

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.

Microsoft Excel Basics

February 8, 2020
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 show some of the basics of Microsoft Excel.  In this program we will demonstrate features like tables and basic formulas, along with some alternative methods for simple tasks.  Please feel free to bring a device with Microsoft...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Toddler Time

February 11, 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

February 11, 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...

Music Appreciation with Dr. Kathleen Lavengood

February 12, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Main
Registration
Location: Main
Room: Carnegie Room
Program Type: How-To, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Custom Program Description:
Students in grades 3-6 are invited to register for a unique opportunity to participate in a Music Appreciation class. The six-session class, taught by Dr. Kathleen Lavengood of the Community School of the Arts, and hosted by the Youth Services Depart...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Storytime

February 13, 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 "Preschool" group.

We Love Math - A Preschool Adventure!

February 13, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games & Activities, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Preschoolers and their families are invited to a fun afternoon of exploring math through family games, activities, and arts & crafts.  Refreshments will be served at this collaborative event with the Fort Smith Public School’s preschool depa...

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.

Prologue to Publication: A Writing Workshop (Editing)

February 15, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main
Registration
Location: Main
Room: Campbell Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing, How-To
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Custom Program Description:
Ryanne Harper of Tipsy Mockingbird Books will be leading a three-part series on writing, editing, and publishing. The second class will cover editing. The workshop is free, but space is limited and registration is required. Please reserve online at o...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Toddler Time

February 18, 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

February 20, 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.

Golden Girls Trivia

February 20, 2020
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Dewey's Café
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Custom Program Description:
Join us for a few rounds of trivia about your favorite gals from 6151 Richmond Street. Play solo or up to 4 on a team. Prizes will be given for first and second place. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Open Mic Night

February 20, 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!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Bingo for Adults!

February 22, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Custom Program Description:
Bring your lucky bingo daubers or lucky troll for this fun hour of bingo! We will have prizes for winners and refreshments will be provided at this free program for adults! ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Lounge: Coloring Party

February 24, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Carnegie Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Writing, Games & Activities, Health & Fitness, How-To
Custom Program Description:
For the month of February, teens are welcome to come hang out and color bookmarks and intricate coloring pages while enjoying an after-school snack. All supplies will be provided at this free program for grades 7 – 12. ...