Main Library

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.

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.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Help Ms. Robin open up the Library Surprise Bag this Thursday morning to see Fred--AND to see which favorite story you'll get to hear!  If YOU'VE got a favorite story, be sure to let Ms. Robin know!  You can see "Ms. Robin's Favorites" anyt...
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 Description:
Ahoy Maties!  The dinosaur pirates are in search of buried treasure!  Will they find it?  Find out as Christina reads Dinosaur Pirates, written and illustrated by Penny Dale.  You can watch the FSPL storytime videos at a...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Main
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Fort Smith Public Library, 3201 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith (479-783-0229) Get creative and design your own button with our BDK! You design and we make! The kit will include everything you need to design your buttons (up to 4). Kits will be availabl...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Biography Break with Ms. Robin

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Real people are fascinating!  Want to learn more about them?  Join Ms. Robin online at Facebook or YouTube for a Biography Break!  This month, Ms. Robin will be reading about stagecoach driver, Fearless Mary.  It's a dangerous job...
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 "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Origami for Everyone

2:00pm - 2:15pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: School Age, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Add a touch of whimsy to your home and have some fun as you create origami.  Children, teens, and adults can enjoy learning the Japanese art of folding paper. Pick up a free origami packet at the Miller Branch before you tune in. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Storytime with Matia! I Love My Hair

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Do you love your hair?  Do you have a favorite hairstyle?  Matia likes to wear her hair in many different ways, just like Keyana.  "I Love My Hair" was written by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley and illustrated by E. B. Lewis.  Post a p...
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 Vadouvan (India). The kit features a sample of the featured spice, a fact sheet, and a recipe using the featured spice. You can also attend an optional virtual me...