Library Services Update
The Main Library is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. The Miller Branch Library and the Windsor Drive Branch Library are open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. No appointment is required.
Masks are required for all visitors age 10 and older. Masks must cover the nose and mouth and be worn the entire time you are in the library building. Social distancing is observed. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Dewey’s Café, meeting rooms, and study rooms are not available.
Please do not enter the library if you have a cough or fever or have tested positive for COVID-19 within the last 14 days.
The Dallas Branch will reopen and all library locations will expand hours and services as staff are hired and trained.
Curbside Pickup Services
For library customers who prefer not to visit the library in person, curbside delivery of books and DVDs is available. Main Library curbside pickup is available Monday through Friday from 1 – 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Miller and Windsor curbside pickup is available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. For more information on curbside pickup, click here.
Virtual Programs For All Ages
Stay entertained, occupied, and informed by tuning into the variety of digital programs the library offers online. From laptime storytime for our littlest ones to preschool storytime, STEAM activities, guest presenters, cooking lessons, craft videos for kids and adults, and live trivia events, there is something for everyone online through the library. See our complete virtual calendar. Also find us on Facebook and on YouTube.
Streaming and Downloadable Movies, TV Shows, Comics, Audiobooks, and eBooks
The library offers access to thousands of books and videos through Library2Go, Kanopy, Hoopla, TumbleBooks, and more. Check out the resources listed on our Stream and Download page or a complete list of all of the library’s online resources on the Databases page. A library card in good standing is required for access to most of the library’s online resources. If you need a library card, apply for a digital access-only card online or come in to apply for a regular library card. Library cards are free for Fort Smith residents.
Digital Access-Only Library Cards
Interested in trying out the library’s online resources but don’t have a library card? Apply for a digital access-only card online, and your new library card number will be emailed to you within one business day. Library cards are free for Fort Smith residents. For more information or to apply for a digital access-only card, click here.
Online Library Card Renewal
Library cards expire automatically every two years (annually for non-resident cards). This gives the library staff a chance to update your address, phone number, or email address if needed. Cards can be renewed in person or online here. A card in good standing is required to check out materials from the library and to access most streaming and downloadable resources.
Questions? Need More Info?
There are lots of ways to get in touch with us – choose what works best for you.
- Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Reach out to us by phone or though the library website
- Message us on Facebook
- Chat with a library staff member by clicking on “How Can We Help?” at www.fortsmithlibrary.org