Upcoming Events

Registration Type
Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch

Bingo for Adults!

July 17, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
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 just for adults! ...

Author Visit & Book Signing with Anita Paddock

July 17, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Genealogy
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
The Fort Smith Public Library Endowment Trust invites you to a special evening with author Anita Paddock.  Author of the popular true crime novels Blind Rage and Closing Time, Anita’s brand-new true crime release is Cold Blooded, the true story ...

Storytime

July 18, 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.

School Aged Storytime

July 18, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Windsor
Location: Windsor
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:

Children’s Librarian Louise Turner will bring stories to life at this special story program just for school aged kids, kindergarten through sixth grade.  Join us for this great opportunity for kids to get excited about books and reading at this FREE summer program featuring stories, songs, crafts, and other FUN.

Movie Matinee featuring Sherlock Gnomes

July 18, 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 Sherlock Gnomes. After a string of garden gnome disappearances in London, Gnomeo & Juliet look to legendary detective Sherlock Gnomes to solve the case of th...

Family Dance Party

July 18, 2019
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Miller
Location: Miller
Room: Anita Paddock Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Games & Activities, Health & Fitness
Custom Program Description:
We are having a dance party!  Put on your dancing shoes and bring the whole family to this fun, interactive program at the Miller Branch Library.  We will be shaking our sillies out with music, movement, and other fun activities!  ...

Open Mic Night

July 18, 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!

Storytime - Miller Branch

July 19, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Miller
Location: Miller
Room: Anita Paddock Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:

Children and their caregivers are invited to the Miller Branch Library to enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts.  No registration is necessary for this fun and FREE program.  Storytime is held every Friday at 10:00 AM.

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.

Storytime- Windsor Branch

July 22, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Windsor
Location: Windsor
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:

Enjoy the magic of reading with Children’s Librarian Louise Turner, as she brings stories alive with storytime. Watch your child get excited about books and reading at this FREE story program for kids pre-K through age 5 and their caregivers featuring stories, songs, crafts, and other FUN.

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.

Laptime Storytime - Miller Branch

July 22, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Miller
Location: Miller
Room: Anita Paddock Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:

A love of reading starts early.  Babies and their caregivers are invited to join the Miller Branch Library for this special storytime geared toward children 0 to 24 months old.  There will be rhymes, songs, simple stories, and lots of interactive fun!  The storytime will last around twenty minutes, with time for casual interaction following the program.

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.

Anita Paddock Book Signing - Cold Blooded

July 22, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Miller
Location: Miller
Room: Anita Paddock Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing
Custom Program Description:
Retired Miller Branch Library Manager and local author Anita Paddock will sell and sign copies of her latest non-fiction book: Cold Blooded, the true story of the murder of four people in the Arkansas River Bottoms.  On a cold Janua...

Toddler Time

July 23, 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.

Terrific Tuesday: Outer Space Make & Take

July 23, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Windsor
Location: Windsor
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Join us at the Windsor Branch Library this Terrific Tuesday for an outer space Make n Take activity where you will get to make your very own UFO to take home with you.  Don’t forget to check out a book before you leave. ...

Make & Take: Space Edition

July 23, 2019
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, School Age, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Celebrate a Universe of Stories with a universe of arts and crafts!  Kids, bring your friends and family and come to the library for an afternoon of crafting.  A variety of space-themed crafts will be available for making and taking! ...

Community Coding Club

July 23, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Miller
Location: Miller
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: How-To, STEAM, Technology
Custom Program Description:
If you're between 7 and 12 years old, then mark your calendars for the Community Coding Club at the Miller Branch!  This hands-on event is being led by Erin Staggs, Bonneville Elementary School's Library Media Specialist, and is funded by a...

Animal Tracking

July 24, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Miller
Location: Miller
Room: Anita Paddock Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, School Age, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, How-To
Custom Program Description:
Children can explore nature in this interactive program at the Miller Branch, led by Arkansas Master Naturalist LeAnn Lea.  We will be learning and looking at different animal tracks, skulls, and skins.  Children will also&nb...

Storytime - Dallas Branch

July 24, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Dallas
Location: Dallas
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:

Enjoy stories, songs, snacks, and a different craft every week at storytime at the Dallas Branch Library.

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.

Summer Crafts

July 24, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Dallas
Location: Dallas
Age Group: Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Custom Program Description:
Bring the kids to enjoy a summer themed craft every Wednesday in June and July.  Every craft will have a different theme each week.  ...
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: School Age, Teens
Program Type: Performances
Custom Program Description:
Our friends from the Community School of the Arts perform "Cliques: An Original Musical on How to Handle Bullying".   The musical presents a group of high school band geeks who get together to form their very own rock band.  They ...

Storytime

July 25, 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.

School Aged Storytime

July 25, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Windsor
Location: Windsor
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:

Children’s Librarian Louise Turner will bring stories to life at this special story program just for school aged kids, kindergarten through sixth grade.  Join us for this great opportunity for kids to get excited about books and reading at this FREE summer program featuring stories, songs, crafts, and other FUN.

Adult Crafty Corner

July 25, 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 painting birdhouses! ...
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 The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part. The citizens of Bricksburg face a dangerous new threat when LEGO DUPLO invaders from outer space start to wreck everything in ...

Storytime - Miller Branch

July 26, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Miller
Location: Miller
Room: Anita Paddock Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:

Children and their caregivers are invited to the Miller Branch Library to enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts.  No registration is necessary for this fun and FREE program.  Storytime is held every Friday at 10:00 AM.

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: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Movies
Custom Program Description:
Escape the heat and catch a free matinee movie! This universally acclaimed film directed by Steven Spielberg is about a lost alien and a young boy who helps him get back to his home planet. This Family Sci-Fi adventure is 114 minutes and rated PG. ...

Community Coding Club

July 26, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dallas
Location: Dallas
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: How-To, STEAM, Technology
Custom Program Description:
If you’re in grades 5-8, then mark your calendar for the Community Coding Club at the Dallas Street Branch Library!  This hands-on event is being led by Melissa Trangmar, Fort Smith Public School Community Club teacher and is funded by an Arkans...