Upcoming Events

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Library Branch
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 "Everyone" group.

Family Fun Night: Pumpkin Painting

October 24, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Windsor
Location: Windsor
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, School Age, Teens, Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Celebrations, Games & Activities, Holiday, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Get crafty with the kids!  The first 50 attendees (adults, too!) will receive a mini-pumpkin to paint.  The library will provide paints, brushes, and other fun things to decorate your pumpkin with.  Participants are welcome to bring th...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Community School of the Arts Presents Frozen JR

October 29, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Performances, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Do you want to build a snowman? You won’t want to miss this preview show of Frozen, JR performed by the Community School of the Arts Children’s Theatre. Join Anna, Elsa, and all your favorite characters as they embark on an epic, ice-filled journey o...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Halloween Storytime

October 31, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Windsor
Location: Windsor
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Celebrations, Holiday, Special Events, Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Ghosts, goblins, and ghouls, oh my!  Bring your little monsters to a more-silly-than-scary storytime at the library!  Costumes are encouraged; stories and treats will be provided! ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Fort Smith Public Library Holiday Food Drive

November 1, 2019
9:00am - 6:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Help out local families in need by donating to this year’s Fort Smith Public Library Holiday Food Drive. One in five people in our area are struggling, one in three rural Arkansas children live in food insecure homes.  Drop off your non-perishab...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Lights, Camera, Action! A Creative Storytime

November 9, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Main
Location: Main
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Writing, Games & Activities, Special Events, Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Children and their families are invited to explore literature through creative drama in this special Saturday storytime featuring all things FROZEN.  Come as you are or wear your favorite Frozen outfit and get ready to have some fun with me...

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.

L'heure des enfants (Children’s Storytime)

November 12, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Storytime Nook
Age Group: Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Special Events, Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
The members of the University of Arkansas Fort Smith French Club will be making a special appearance at the Main Library on Tuesday, November 12 at 4 pm.  Enjoy L'heure des enfants (Children’s Storytime) in French along with an English tran...

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.

An Evening with the Author: Elizabeth Acevedo

November 14, 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 presen...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

12th Annual Black Tie Bingo Gala

November 16, 2019
7:00pm - 11:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Join the Fort Smith Public Library Endowment for a fabulous night of fine dining, exciting BINGO games, and outstanding raffle items in support of the Fort Smith Public Library Endowment Trust. Daren Bobb and Erika Thomas will be the e...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

An Evening with the Author: Jan Brett

December 6, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Books & Writing, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Fort Smith Public Library is excited to host children’s author Jan Brett on Friday, December 6 at 5 pm.  Jan Brett is the New York Times #1 bestselling artist/author of over 35 picture books which have sold over 42 million copies combined. 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.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Donuts with Santa

December 7, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Miller
Location: Miller
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Holiday, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Enjoy milk and cookies with the jolly old elf himself this year at the Miller Branch in Fort Smith. This family-friendly Christmas event offers an morning of magical Christmas wonder and excitement for the kids who finally get to tell Santa Claus wha...