Library Update

The Main Library is now open for brief visits.  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.

Library Closed For Independence Day

All four locations of the Fort Smith Public Library will be closed on Friday, July 3rd and Saturday, July 4th for Independence Day.

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.

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.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: How-To
Custom Program Description:
Watch Rachel and Jodie make the most AMAZING layered ice cream treat!   You can watch "Off the Cuff Cooking" anytime on the Library's Facebook page or YouTube Channel. www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary & www.youtube.com/fo...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Performances, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Tommy Terrific’s Wacky Magic Show is back with a new show, A Magical Fairytale on Facebook Live!  This magic show is a unique blend of laugh-out-loud comedy coupled with sensational magic, all combined with an educational approach that is all ab...
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 "Everyone" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Books & Writing, Special Events, Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
It's a birthday celebration!  One year ago, author Ashley Franklin's book, Not Quite Snow White was published!  Join your friends on Facebook Live to celebrate!  Ms. Franklin will read her book, answer questions, and talk about her wri...

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 "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Disney Trivia with Ronny!

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: School Age, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Custom Program Description:
Are you a fan of all things Disney? Let us test your knowledge on Facebook Live!! Fun for Disney fans of all ages.   https://www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary  ...
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- Make a Battery Motor

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. Join Miss Leah as she constructs “spinning motors” with a handful of simple household products, all while discovering the properties of mag...
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 - 10:30am
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 "Everyone" group.
Registration
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Performances, Special Events, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 99
Custom Program Description:
Join Frio the Dragon as he discovers how he can breathe fire with the help from a wizardly scientist!  Log in and interact with the Mad Scientist as you see wonders of folklore:  catapults, dragons, magic, and yes, ever FIRE!  Will Fri...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Off-the-Cuff Cooking: Christmas in July

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: How-To
Custom Program Description:
Ho, Ho, Ho!  Watch Rachel and Jodie create some holiday cheer.   You can watch "Off the Cuff Cooking" anytime on the Library's Facebook page or YouTube Channel. www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary & www.youtube.com/fort...
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 "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 "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 "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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Beatles Trivia with Ronny!

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Custom Program Description:
It’s time to test your Beatles knowledge! How do you know about the Fab Four? Flex your trivia muscles and let us find out on Facebook Live!    https://www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary ...
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 "Adults" group.

Off-the-Cuff Cooking: Fried Pickles

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: How-To
Custom Program Description:
Watch Rachel and Jodie make some zesty fried pickles with homemade ranch dressing.   You can watch "Off the Cuff Cooking" anytime on the Library's Facebook page or YouTube Channel. www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary & www.y...
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...