All Library Locations Open with Extended Hours!

All four FSPL locations are now open with extended hours.  Click on Hours and Locations for details.  Hours for Dewey’s Café and the Genealogy and Arkansas History Collection may vary – call us or click on their pages for more information.

Main Library

Branch Location, Contact, and Hours

Address:
3201 Rogers Avenue
Fort Smith, AR 72903
 

Directions:
Google Maps

Phone:
(479) 783-0229


Fax:
(479) 783-5129

Hours:
Monday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Genealogy Department Hours

Holiday Closings

About Your Library

The Main Library is centrally located at 3201 Rogers Avenue, at the intersection of Rogers Avenue, Free Ferry Road, and Old Greenwood Road.  Construction on the 67,000-square-foot, two-story building began in 1999, and the building opened on February 23, 2001.  

The Main Library offers a full selection of books and videos for all ages, free Wi-Fi and a range of technology resources, a full schedule of programs and events, a top-notch genealogy and Arkansas history collection, and a café offering a full menu of premium coffee drinks, sandwiches, salads, and more.

For more about the Fort Smith Public Library’s history and the Main Library, see FSPL History and Art and Architecture at the Main Library.

Upcoming Events & Classes at the Main Library

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Storytime with Matia!

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Join Matia as she reads "I PROMISE".  Written by LeBron James and illustrated by Nina Mata, I PROMISE is an encouraging reminder that success starts with each of us.  Inspired by the creation of his I PROMISE School in Akron, Ohio, James mo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: How-To
Program Description:
Expand your taste buds with our Season Ticket kit. This month’s featured spice blend is Smoked Tea Rub. The kit, which will be available at the beginning of the month at the library, will feature a sample of the featured spice, a fact sheet, and...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Trivia Night!

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
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!   www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Make It in a Minute: Dog Treats

2:00pm - 2:15pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Holiday
Program Description:
Treat your pup with something yummy and homemade! Watch for more DIY projects and recipes in under 60 seconds from the Library. www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary & www.youtube.com/fortsmithpubliclibrary ...
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: Storytimes
Program Description:
Help Ms. Robin open up the Library Surprise Bag this 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" anyt...
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

DIY Dog Toy

9:00am - 9:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: School Age, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Make a fun do-it-yourself toy for your pup!  The kids will have fun making it and your pet will have fun playing with it.  Watch the video for a supplies list and instructions about how to complete the activity.  You can watch the "DIY...
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: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Program Description:
Stop!  It's time for a story break - LIVE!  Mrs. Tiffany will be reading to an animal that is available for adoption at Kitties and Kanines Shelter!  Join Mrs. Tiffany on the library's Facebook page. www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrar...
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: Storytimes
Program Description:
Help Ms. Robin open up the Library Surprise Bag this 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" anyt...

What to Read Next

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Program Description:
Looking for a great book to read this summer?  Check out some of the books the Fort Smith Public Library is recommending! www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary & www.youtube.com/fortsmithpubliclibrary       ...