Library Update

To support efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, all four locations of the Fort Smith Public Library will be closed until further notice.  For information on how to contact library staff, curbside pickup of library materials, the new digital access-only library card, and more check our Facebook page or the library website. 

 

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events
Registration Type
Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
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: Books & Writing, Celebrations, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Hey kids!  Are you ready to read (and listen!) for fun, points, and prizes?  Sign up online, and read, read, READ!  Every minute you spend reading (or listening!) is worth one point.  EARN 1000 points and win A LIBRARY PRIZE ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Writing, Celebrations, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Hey Teens!  If you like to read (books, ebooks, and/or audio books) AND like to win stuff, the Teen Summer Reading Program is for you!  For every 100 points you earn, you'll be entered into a weekly drawing for a $10 gift card AND earn an e...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing, Celebrations, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Join us at the Fort Smith Public Library for our first Virtual Adult Summer Reading Celebration, Imagine Your Story. For every book read, you'll be entered into a weekly drawing for a $10 gift card AND earn an entry into the end-of-summer GRAND PRIZE...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Join Mrs. Tiffany every Monday morning for a laptime storytime!  Be sure and stay tuned until the end when, after she reads and acts silly, she'll share a simple craft that you can create at home. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Off the Cuff Cooking with Rachel and Jodie

June 3, 2020
10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: How-To
Custom Program Description:
Watch Rachel and Jodie try to follow recipes from cookbooks you can check out from your library! This week, join us for Meal Planning Bullet Journaling.    You can watch "Off the Cuff Cooking" anytime on the Library's Facebook pa...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Special Events, STEAM
Custom Program Description:
Imagine your story through the eyes of live animals!  Join our friends from Animalogy/NHECM for a Facebook Live event. You will spend a "day in the life" of Animalogy animals, inspiring a lifetime of stories, fables, mythology and tall tale...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Ms. Robin’s Favorites (online!)

June 4, 2020
10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Help Ms. Robin open up the Library Surprise Bag every 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" anytime o...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Virtual Story Break with Mrs. Tiffany

June 5, 2020
10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Stop!  It's time for a story break!  Every Friday morning, Mrs. Tiffany will be reading to a different animal or showing you something interesting in nature.  What will she read to next? You can watch Story Break with Mrs. Tiffany anyt...
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Virtual STEAM Team with Miss Leah - Galaxy Fizzy Paint

June 5, 2020
11:00am - 11:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games & Activities, STEAM
Custom Program Description:
STEAM Team is a program for children who have an interest in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. Learn about chemical reactions with Miss Leah by concocting “fizzy paint” out of a few common household supplies. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Join Mrs. Tiffany every Monday morning for a laptime storytime!  Be sure and stay tuned until the end when, after she reads and acts silly, she'll share a simple craft that you can create at home. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Literary Trivia

June 9, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Writing, Games & Activities
Custom Program Description:
Join us for Literary Trivia on Facebook LIVE and let us test your knowledge on all things literary! ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Off the Cuff Cooking with Rachel and Jodie

June 10, 2020
10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: How-To
Custom Program Description:
Watch Rachel and Jodie try to follow recipes from cookbooks you can check out from your library! This week, join us for "Do You Use Your Instant Pot?"   You can watch "Off the Cuff Cooking" anytime on the Library's Facebook page or YouTube...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Musician and Storyteller Aaron Fowler

June 10, 2020
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Performances, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Imagine Your Story: Everyone Has One! is the theme of this special event!  Join musician and storyteller Aaron Fowler for a fun afternoon that will have you singing and dancing!  Ms. Bella, a 4 1/2-year-old classroom therapy dog, will be jo...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Ms. Robin’s Favorites (online!)

June 11, 2020
10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Help Ms. Robin open up the Library Surprise Bag every 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" anytime o...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Virtual Story Break with Mrs. Tiffany

June 12, 2020
10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Stop!  It's time for a story break!  Every Friday morning, Mrs. Tiffany will be reading to a different animal or showing you something interesting in nature.  What will she read to next? You can watch Story Break with Mrs. Tiffany anyt...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Join Mrs. Tiffany every Monday morning for a laptime storytime!  Be sure and stay tuned until the end when, after she reads and acts silly, she'll share a simple craft that you can create at home. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Off the Cuff Cooking with Rachel and Jodie

June 17, 2020
10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: How-To
Custom Program Description:
Watch Rachel and Jodie try to follow recipes from cookbooks you can check out from your library! This week, join us for Waffle Iron Hacks.   You can watch "Off the Cuff Cooking" anytime on the Library's Facebook page or YouTube Channe...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Steven’s Puppets present Beauty and the Beast

June 17, 2020
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Performances, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Get ready to experience Beauty and the Beast in a new way with Stevens Puppets!  This timeless story about looking beyond the surface and beyond our differences to find the truth and dignity within each other, a strong and unselfish heroine sacr...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Ms. Robin’s Favorites (online!)

June 18, 2020
10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Help Ms. Robin open up the Library Surprise Bag every 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" anytime o...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual TV Theme Song Trivia

June 18, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Custom Program Description:
Can you guess the TV show from its theme song? Join us on Facebook LIVE and see how well you remember them! ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Virtual Story Break with Mrs. Tiffany

June 19, 2020
10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Stop!  It's time for a story break!  Every Friday morning, Mrs. Tiffany will be reading to a different animal or showing you something interesting in nature.  What will she read to next? You can watch Story Break with Mrs. Tiffany anyt...
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Virtual STEAM Team with Miss Leah - Windmills

June 19, 2020
11:00am - 11:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Games & Activities, STEAM
Custom Program Description:
STEAM Team is a program for children who have an interest in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. Discover the power of wind turbine with Miss Leah by creating your own windmill with common household supplies. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Movie Club: Ugetsu (1953 – NR)

June 20, 2020
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Custom Program Description:
Join us for the first Virtual Movie Club at the Fort Smith Public Library! Watch Ugetsu on Kanopy anytime https://fortsmithlibrary.kanopy.com/video/ugetsu and then join us for a Zoom discussion on June 20th. Ugetsu is directed by Kenji Mizoguchi a...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Join Mrs. Tiffany every Monday morning for a laptime storytime!  Be sure and stay tuned until the end when, after she reads and acts silly, she'll share a simple craft that you can create at home. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Trivia Night!

June 23, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Custom 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! ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Off the Cuff Cooking with Rachel and Jodie

June 24, 2020
10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: How-To
Custom Program Description:
Watch Rachel and Jodie try to follow recipes from cookbooks you can check out from your library!  This week, join us for "Olive These Recipes are Great!"   You can watch "Off the Cuff Cooking" anytime on the Library's Facebook page or...