Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Toddler Time

September 24, 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.

Storytime

September 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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Beatles Trivia Night

September 26, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Dewey's Café
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Custom Program Description:
It's time to test your Beatles knowledge! How much do you know about the Fab Four?  Flex your trivia muscles and let us find out!  Prizes for winners. Play solo or as a team (up to four).  ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Bingo for Books: Back to School Edition

September 27, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, School Age, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Bingo for books is fun for everyone!  Bring your family and friends, play BINGO and earn books as your prize. Winners will be able to select a book from a selection of children and teen titles. Children will also receive a variety of school supp...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Lounge: Harry Potter Locker Magnets

September 30, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Carnegie Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Custom Program Description:
Teens in grades 7th-12th are invited to the Main library for after-school activities, snacks, and crafts. Activities will change on a monthly basis, and all supplies will be provided.  Attention Potterheads! Come hang out at the Teen Lounge t...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Massard Prairie Beauty

October 1, 2019
9:00am - 9:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room (Exhibit Space)
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Custom Program Description:
Photographs of the flora and fauna of Massard Prairie will be on display in the community room of the Main library  through October 21.  As one of three naturally occurring prairies located near Fort Smith, Massard Prairie was first describ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Toddler Time

October 1, 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.

Massard Praire Restoration Project

October 1, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Custom Program Description:
As one of three naturally occurring prairies located near Fort Smith, Massard Prairie was first described in Thomas Nuttall’s A Journal of Travels into the Arkansas Territory During the Year 1819. Nuttall, a preeminent and far-ranging ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Storytime

October 3, 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 "Adults" group.

First Thursday Films: Spellbound 1945 - NR

October 3, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Custom Program Description:
This psychological thriller is about psychiatrist who finds out her new boss is not who he claims to be. The film is directed by famed director Alfred Hitchcock and stars Ingrid Bergman and Gregory Peck. This Film-Noir, Mystery Romance from 1945 runs...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Fairy Tale Storytime

October 5, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Main
Location: Main
Age Group: Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Performances, Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Rapunzel, Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel, and Alice in Wonderland will make a special appearance at the Main Library for this special storytime.  The fairy-tale characters, actors from the Alma High School Drama Club, will sha...
This event is in the "School Age" group.

STEAM Team: Skeleton Hands

October 7, 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 this drop-in event, STEAM participants will learn about the muscles and bones of their hands while creating their very own model of a “skeleton hand”. All supplies will be provided. ...

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

October 8, 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 "Adults" group.

The Book Lover’s Club

October 8, 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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

An Evening with the Author: Elizabeth Acevedo

October 8, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
We are thrilled to welcome National Book Award-winning, young adult author and poet Elizabeth Acevedo to Fort Smith to discuss her books The Poet X and With the Fire on High. A book signing will follow Elizabeth's presentation. Th...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Storytime

October 10, 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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Mascot Trivia!

October 13, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Dewey's Café
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Games & Activities
Custom Program Description:
Let us test your knowledge and see if you can identify some of the most recognizable college and professional sports mascots. Prizes will be given for first place at this free fun trivia event for teens and adults. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Toddler Time

October 15, 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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Bingo for Adults

October 16, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Teens, 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! ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Storytime

October 17, 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 "Adults" group.

Beginning Genealogy

October 17, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Genealogy & History
Custom Program Description:
Do you want to learn more about your ancestry and where you come from?  Join us for this FREE genealogy workshop for beginners at the Fort Smith Public Library.  Class members will learn the basics of genealogical research, including how to...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Open Mic Night

October 17, 2019
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 "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Fall Fun Make & Take Craft Day

October 18, 2019
10:00am - 4:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Custom Program Description:
Celebrate the fun of the autumn season by dropping by the Storytime room for Make & Take crafts. The craft room is open from 10 AM - 4 PM, so bring your friends and family and plan on making (and taking!) a variety of fall-themed crafts.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Zine Making Workshop

October 19, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Carnegie Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Custom Program Description:
Join us for this free workshop to learn about zines (D.I.Y style magazine/fanzine that can be about any topic or interest that is self-published) and learn how to make your own zine. You are welcome to bring any original art, poetry, writing, etc., b...
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

LEGO Club

October 21, 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!

This month's theme is Haunted Houses! ...

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

October 22, 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.

Storytime

October 24, 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.