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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Lover's Club

10:00am - 12:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Campbell Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing
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.
Location: Main
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Program Description:
Local author Caroline Jennings will appear at the Main Library to promote and sign copies of her book of poetry, Stop and Smell the Fractals (and Everything in Between).  The book explores the connection between mathematics and poetry, focu...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Open Mic Night

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Dewey's Café
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing, Performances
Program Description:
Poets, musicians, and other talented folks - come join us for this casual, fun event. Just show up, no need to register. Showcase your talent, or just come out to listen and enjoy. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogy Writer's Workshop

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Genealogy
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing, Genealogy & History, How-To
Program Description:
What makes a memoir stand out? You will be working on developing your stand-out sentence and writing your opening paragraph. Narration, exposition, dialogue, and description will be discussed. If you missed past Genealogy Writing Workshops and are in...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing, Special Events, Storytimes
Program Description:
You are invited to a special storytime! Feel free to come dressed as your favorite fairy or fairytale character and enjoy a reading of "The Lovely Fruit Fairies" read by the authors. We'll have a fairy tea-time along with a craft for this free and fu...

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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.

Hoopla Book Club

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Miller
Location: Miller
Room: Anita Paddock Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing
Program Description:
The Miller Branch has a book club!  We are reading “The Nightingale” by Kristin Hannah during the month of April.  Join us for a discussion about the book on Tuesday, April 30th at 2:00 PM.  The ebook and audiobook are always available...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Program Description:
Mostly Fiction! Members of the Friends of the Fort Smith Public Library are invited to come to our exclusive Friends-only Preview Sale on Friday, May 3, from 4-7 p.m.  There will be a 25-book limit at the preview sale.  Friends of the Libra...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Program Description:
Mostly fiction! The spring edition of the annual Friends of the Library Used Book Sale features mostly fiction selections for adults.  Hardbacks and paperbacks from your favorite authors will be available, along with a selection of videos a...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Program Description:
Mostly fiction! The spring edition of the annual Friends of the Library Used Book Sale features mostly fiction selections for adults.  Hardbacks and paperbacks from your favorite authors will be available, along with a selection of videos a...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Program Description:
It's Book Sale clearance time!  Come get some great bargains on leftovers from our weekend "Mostly Fiction" Sale!  The spring edition of the annual Friends of the Library Used Book Sale features mostly fiction selections for adults.&nb...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Main
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Program Description:
Local author Steven Massongill will appear at the Main Library to promote and sign copies of his book, Where the Lions Graze.  Many stories exist about people who have visited Heaven and returned, claiming that things work differently there than...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Lover's Club

10:00am - 12:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Campbell Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing
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.

Open Mic Night

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Dewey's Café
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing, Performances
Program Description:
Poets, musicians, and other talented folks - come join us for this casual, fun event. Just show up, no need to register. Showcase your talent, or just come out to listen and enjoy. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Hoopla Book Club

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Miller
Location: Miller
Room: Anita Paddock Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing
Program Description:
The Miller Branch Library is starting a book club!  The ebook and audiobook are available on Hoopla – which is free with your library card.  For more information on how to get started reading on Hoopla, visit https://www.fortsmithlibrary.or...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogy Writer's Workshop

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Genealogy
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing, Genealogy & History, How-To
Program Description:
Begin your life story with the Genealogy Writer’s Workshop. This month explore and discuss themes to determine the basis of your narrative. Join us monthly as we help you continue writing the “chapters” of your life story. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Lover's Club

10:00am - 12:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Campbell Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing
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.

Open Mic Night

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Dewey's Café
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing, Performances
Program Description:
Poets, musicians, and other talented folks - come join us for this casual, fun event. Just show up, no need to register. Showcase your talent, or just come out to listen and enjoy. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Hoopla Book Club

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Miller
Location: Miller
Room: Anita Paddock Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing
Program Description:
The Miller Branch Library is starting a book club!  The ebook and audiobook are available on Hoopla – which is free with your library card.  For more information on how to get started reading on Hoopla, visit https://www.fortsmithlibrary.or...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogy Writer's Workshop

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Genealogy
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing, Genealogy & History, How-To
Program Description:
Begin your life story with the Genealogy Writer’s Workshop. This month explore and discuss themes to determine the basis of your narrative. Join us monthly as we help you continue writing the “chapters” of your life story. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Lover's Club

10:00am - 12:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Campbell Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing
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.

Open Mic Night

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Dewey's Café
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing, Performances
Program Description:
Poets, musicians, and other talented folks - come join us for this casual, fun event. Just show up, no need to register. Showcase your talent, or just come out to listen and enjoy. ...