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.

Library Closed For Thanksgiving

All four locations of the Fort Smith Public Library will be closed on Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th for Thanksgiving.

Digital Access-Only Library Card

The Fort Smith Public Library is now offering a digital access-only library card.  Free for Fort Smith residents, it can be used to log into the library’s online resources including downloadable audiobooks and eBooks, movies and other videos, and much more.  Apply online and your digital access library card number will be emailed to you within one business day.

Digital access cards may not be used to check out physical items.  To convert a digital access-only card to a regular card, bring printed proof of your Fort Smith address to any Fort Smith Public Library location.

To apply for a digital access only card:  Fill out the form below.

To access digital resources with your digital access card:  Check our Databases

Questions?  Need more info?  Contact Us

If you receive an error message after submitting your form, please email to verify your application was received.  

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