Upcoming Events

Registration Type
Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch

Toddler Time

May 28, 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.

Teen Lounge: Galaxy Jars

May 28, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, How-To
Custom Program Description:
Get ready for the Summer Reading Program theme, A Universe of Stories, by making Galaxy Jars during Teen Lounge! Teens will be able to sign up for the Teen Reading Lottery and receive an extra entry into the grand prize drawing. This offer is on...

Storytime

May 30, 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.

Super Saturday with NHECM's Wildlife Friends

June 1, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, School Age, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Performances, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
NHECM (Natural History Educational Company of the Midsouth) is back in town with some special wildlife friends to help kick off the Summer Reading program!  This "homesteading" outer space program will include a variety of animals that could be ...

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.

STEAM Team: Telescopes and Constellations

June 3, 2019
3:30pm - 6:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: 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! Please see the program details for this month’s activity.   All supplies are provided at this free program for ages 8 – 12.

In June, STEAMers will learn about telescopes and constellations during this drop-in program at the Main Library. Children will make a telescope craft and constellation cards to take home. ...

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.

Toddler Time

June 4, 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.

Community Coding Club: Cosmic Coding

June 4, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: School Age, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Special Events, STEAM, Technology
Custom Program Description:
If you’re in grades 5-8, then mark your calendar for the Community Coding Club: Cosmic Coding at the Main Library!  This hands-on event will be led by Sara Williams, Fort Smith Public School Community Club teacher, and is funded by an Arkansas D...

Wonderful Wednesday with mömandpöp

June 5, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Performances
Custom Program Description:
Are you ready for a fun afternoon?  The mömandpöp show is a musical comedy variety show, which you are guaranteed to enjoy!  Their CD mömandpöp was recently awarded the Parent’s Choice Silver Honor Award.  Support for this program is p...
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: School Age, Teens
Program Type: Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Children and Teens ages 8-18 are invited to the "Let's Talk" Summit hosted by Miss K's Dance Bungalow. "Let's Talk" will be a free, open floor discussion for children and teens to talk about issues that are important to them like bullying, social med...

Storytime

June 6, 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.

Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Movies
Custom Program Description:
Come in out of the heat and join us for this week's movie matinee featuring Ralph Breaks the Internet!  This hilarious adventure come from Walt Disney animation studios where Ralph and fellow misfit Vanellope risk it all by traveling t...

Authors in the Afternoon with Elijah R. Owens

June 6, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing
Custom Program Description:
Local author Elijah R. Owens will make a special appearance to promote and sign copies of his book Feeling Blue: The American Republic. The book is a reflective, thoughtful analysis on the psychological state of America. It provides an insightfu...

First Thursday Films: Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962)

June 6, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Custom Program Description:
This movie follows a young singer who is waiting to hear the results of a medical test. The movie deals with themes such as mortality, despair, and about living a meaningful life. This New Wave French film by Agnes Varda stars Corinne Marchand, Antoi...

Lights, Camera, Action! A Creative Storytime

June 8, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Main
Location: Main
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Preschool, School Age
Program Type: 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.

Guess That TV Show Theme Song Trivia!

June 9, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Custom Program Description:
Compete in our trivia competition for fun and prizes. Test your knowledge of TV Show theme songs from 1950s to the 1990s. Play with a team or solo at this free program for teens and adults! ...

Toddler Time

June 11, 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.

The Book Lover’s Club

June 11, 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...
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Books & Writing, Health & Fitness, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Jennifer Pharr Davis is a lover of long journeys and good stories.  She is an author, speaker, record setter, and 2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year who has covered more than 14,000 miles of long-distance trails on six different con...

Microsoft Word Basics

June 12, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
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 Word program at this demonstration-style class.  Topics covered will include features such as alignment, bullets, and spacing, along with some alternative methods for simple tasks.  Please ...

Storytime

June 13, 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.

Movie Matinee featuring Incredibles 2 (PG)

June 13, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Movies
Custom Program Description:
Come in out of the heat and join us for the movie matinee!  This week features Incredibles 2. Helen is called on to help bring Supers back, and Bob must juggle the daily heroics of home life. But when a new villain arises with a sinister pl...

Super Saturday with the Aaron Acosta Magic Show

June 15, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Performances
Custom Program Description:
Get ready for a morning full of high-energy magic, comedy, and lots of audience interaction with the Aaron Acosta Magic Show!  Aaron Acosta is a multi-award winning professional magician from Arkansas and Memphis that specializes in children and...

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.

LEGO Club: Oceans & Islands

June 17, 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.

Toddler Time

June 18, 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.

Community Coding Club: Mission to Mars

June 18, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: School Age, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Special Events, STEAM, Technology
Custom Program Description:
If you’re in grades 5-8, then mark your calendar for the Community Coding Club: Mission to Mars at the Main Library!  This hands-on event is being led by Sara Williams, Fort Smith Public School Community Club teacher and is funded by an Arkansas...

Wonderful Wednesday with Super Scientist Stephen Cox

June 19, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Performances
Custom Program Description:
It’s everyone’s favorite way to learn science!  Mark your calendar to join Stephen Cox, former national science presenter and founder of Super Science, for an afternoon of science discovery and fun. ...