COVID-19 home test kits - We are OUT

We are OUT of COVID-19 home test kits. Kits may be available at the Sebastian County Health Department: 452-8600.

We have been told that we will receive more kits, but we don't know when or how many.

Main Library

Main Library exterior during dusk

Branch Location, Contact, and Hours

Address:
3201 Rogers Avenue
Fort Smith, AR 72903
 

Directions:
Google Maps

Phone:
(479) 783-0229


Fax:
(479) 783-5129

Hours:
Monday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Genealogy Department Hours

Holiday Closings

About Your Library

The Main Library is centrally located at 3201 Rogers Avenue, at the intersection of Rogers Avenue, Free Ferry Road, and Old Greenwood Road.  Construction on the 67,000-square-foot, two-story building began in 1999, and the building opened on February 23, 2001.  

The Main Library offers a full selection of books and videos for all ages, free Wi-Fi and a range of technology resources, a full schedule of programs and events, a top-notch genealogy and Arkansas history collection, and a café offering a full menu of premium coffee drinks, sandwiches, salads, and more.

For more about the Fort Smith Public Library’s history and the Main Library, see FSPL History and Art and Architecture at the Main Library.

Upcoming Events & Classes at the Main Library

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Heart Craft Kit for Adults

All Day 2/1 - 2/15
Main
Location: Main
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Holiday
Program Description:
Adults, this one is for you! Pick up a craft bag from the Main or Miller Branch Library and enjoy making a simple DIY Valentine yarn heart craft!  Craft bags will be available beginning February 1st until supplies last.  ...
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Paper Bobblehead Craft

All Day 2/1 - 2/28
Main
Location: Main
Age Group: School Age, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Kids and Teens!  Stop by the Main or Miller Branch Library during the month of February to pick up a paper bobblehead kit that you can take home and assemble.  A different template will be available each week of the month; be sure to collec...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Celebrations, Storytimes
Program Description:
It's the year of the tiger when Chinese New Year begins on February 1.  Join Christina Ho on the library's Facebook page or YouTube Channel as she reads My First Chinese New Year by Karen Katz.  Christina, dres...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Trivia Night

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Program Description:
Join us (virtually) for a few rounds of trivia fun! Test your knowledge variety of topics from books, popular culture, music, and more on Facebook LIVE! www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Kindness Storytime

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Celebrations, Storytimes
Program Description:
Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day with your library friends! Join us on the library's Facebook page or YouTube Channel as we read The Kindness Book by Todd Parr.  We were encouraged to demonstrate more kindness,...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: How-To
Program Description:
Expand your taste buds with our Season Ticket kit. This month’s featured spice blend is Jiao Yan. The kit, which will be available at the beginning of the month at the library, will feature a sample of the featured spice, a fact sheet, and a recipe u...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Adults can be crafty, too!  This month we will be making picture magnets.  You can pick up a craft bag with the supplies you’ll need from the Miller Branch, starting on February 22nd until supplies run out.  ...
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.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Preschool, School Age, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Celebrate Black History Month with a Biography Break! You know that Jackie Robinson was the first African American player in Major League Baseball. But did you know that long before Jackie changed the world in a Dodger uniform, he did it in an Army u...