Library Services During COVID-19

The Main Library is open for brief visits by appointment Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Appointments are required and each appointment is for a maximum of 30 minutes.  Click here to request an appointment.  For more information on library services during COVID-19, including appointments, curbside service, digital access-only library cards, online library card renewal, online resources, digital programs, and more, click here.

Dewey's Café

Dewey's Café

All your favorite coffees, teas, and specialty drinks along with great sandwiches, salads, baked goods, and snacks are available at Dewey’s Café at the Main Library. Owned and operated by the Fort Smith Public Library and open all the hours the Main Library is open, all sales at Dewey’s directly benefit the library.

Dewey’s Café opened in 2010, and the library assumed operation in February 2011.  Funding for the construction of the café and ongoing support is provided by the generosity of the Fort Smith Public Library Endowment Trust.

The café is a great place to grab a coffee or a bite to eat while meeting with friends, reading, or studying. Open Mic Night is a regular event every third Thursday at 7 p.m. (except in December). 

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Food, Drinks, and Catering

Dewey’s Café serves coffee, specialty drinks, teas, and smoothies along with sandwiches, salads, baked goods, and sweet treats. Sandwich specials are available Monday through Friday, with new specials introduced every three months. 

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Dewey's Cafe Winter 2020 Drink Menu
Dewey's Cafe Winter 2020 Food Menu



Dewey’s also offers a full catering menu.  Dewey’s catering is a great option for groups using the meeting rooms at the Main Library!  Catering outside the library is also available.  Contact the café at or by phone at 479-783-0229 x1126 for information or to place an order.  Please provide 24-hours notice for catering orders.

Dewey's Catering Menu

Dewey's News

The FALL menu is here!

It's taken a little while for our Fall weather to get here, but now that it is, our Fall menu is here too!  Stop by to enjoy one of our daily sandwich specials; we offer new specials every quarter.  Current offerings for Fall include:

Monday – Triple Cheese Ham Melt

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Woodstock Week @ Dewey's Café

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Woodstock music festival with Dewey’s Café at the Fort Smith Public Library.  The café will serve Woodstock and music-themed food and drinks including Purple Haze Italian cream soda, Butterfield blue smoothie, Santana banana smoothie, Canned He...

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New Summer Menu!

Have you visited Dewey’s Café lately?  Stop by to enjoy one of our daily sandwich specials; we offer new specials every quarter.  Current offerings for summer include:

Monday – Chicken Cheddar Ciabatta Melt
Tuesday – Southwest Chicken Wrap
Wednesday – Philly Chee...

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