Library Update

The Main Library is now open for brief visits, Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Appointments are required, and not all library resources are available.  Click here to request an appointment.  For more information on library reopening, including appointments, due dates, overdue fees, and new services such as curbside pickup and digital access-only library cards, click here.

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events
Registration Type
Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
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 "Teens" group.

Teen Virtual Escape Room

All Day 7/17 - 8/31
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Escape the labyrinth of locked doors to stop some of the most infamous YA antagonists from enslaving the human race. If you get stuck, some of your favorite literary characters are there to help! Find the link to the Escape room on our Facebook page,...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Aaron Acosta Magic Show - Online!

7/22 @ 9:00am - 8/31 @ 3:00pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Performances, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Get ready for high-energy magic, comedy, and lots of fun with the Aaron Acosta Magic Show online at Facebook!  Aaron Acosta is a multi-award-winning professional magician from Arkansas and Memphis that specializes in children and family entertai...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Pick Your Path Adventure

All Day 8/3 - 8/31
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
This event is in your hands, teens! Miss Leah has set up a virtual adventure where you get to call the shots. All you have to do is choose, and your adventure awaits! Find the link on the Teen Blog beginning August 3rd! ...
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 "Everyone" group.

Biography Break with Ms. Robin

10:00am - 10:15am
All Library Locations
Location: All Library Locations
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Real people are fascinating!  Want to learn more about them?  Join Ms. Robin online at Facebook or YouTube for a Biography Break every second and fourth Tuesday at 10:00 am!  She'll be reading about baseball players, inventors, ar...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Trivia Night!

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 "Adults" group.

Off-the-Cuff Cooking: Potluck

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: How-To
Custom Program Description:
Watch Rachel and Jodie make everyone’s favorite southern potluck dish, Chicken Spaghetti!   You can watch "Off the Cuff Cooking" anytime on the Library's Facebook page or YouTube Channel. www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary &&nbs...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Ms. Robin’s Favorites (online!)

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...

E.S.A

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Main
Location: Main
Room: Carnegie Room
Meeting Purpose
This is a monthly meeting for ESA ...
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

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 "Adults" group.

Friends Trivia

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Custom Program Description:
It’s time to test your knowledge on this iconic show! Flex your trivia muscles and let us find out how much you know about “Friends” on Facebook Live!   www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Off-the-Cuff Cooking: Nachos

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: How-To
Custom Program Description:
Watch Rachel and Jodie pile everything you can think of on tortilla chips.  We’d share some with you, but they’re nachos!   You can watch "Off the Cuff Cooking" anytime on the Library's Facebook page or YouTube Channel. www.faceboo...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Ms. Robin’s Favorites (online!)

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

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 "Everyone" group.

Biography Break with Ms. Robin

10:00am - 10:15am
All Library Locations
Location: All Library Locations
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Real people are fascinating!  Want to learn more about them?  Join Ms. Robin online at Facebook or YouTube for a Biography Break every second and fourth Tuesday at 10:00 am!  She'll be reading about baseball players, inventors, ar...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Food & Drink Trivia

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Custom Program Description:
Join us for a few rounds of food & drink trivia! Test your culinary knowledge on Facebook LIVE!  www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Off-the-Cuff Cooking: Tailgating

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: How-To
Custom Program Description:
Watch Rachel and Jodie make everything you like to eat while your husband watches sports.  Go Team!   You can watch "Off the Cuff Cooking" anytime on the Library's Facebook page or YouTube Channel. www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Ms. Robin’s Favorites (online!)

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 "Adults" group.

Adult Crafty Corner

2:00pm - 2:15pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Custom Program Description:
Adults can be crafty, also!  Rediscover your creative spark by joining Mrs. Tiffany from the Miller Branch for an easy craft that you can make at your home.  Tune in to the library’s YouTube channel or the library’s Facebook page to craft a...
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

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.

STEAM Team - Solar Oven S'mores

11:00am - 11:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games & Activities, How-To, STEAM
Custom Program Description:
STEAM Team is a program for children who have an interest in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. Let’s put this August heat to good use! Miss Leah is going to show you how to make solar-powered oven to roast s’mores! www.facebook.com...