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.

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events
Registration Type
Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Sales, Holiday, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Honor someone special while sharing your love of reading by donating to the Fort Smith Public Library’s The Perfect Gift: Library Books for Christmas fundraiser.  The Perfect Gift is online this year!  Visit the library website at...
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
Custom Program Description:
It's time for a break--a Biography Break!  Real people are fascinating, and it is fun to learn more about them.  Join Ms. Robin online at Facebook or YouTube  as she reads Henri's Scissors, written and ill...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Make It in a Minute

2:00pm - 2:15pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Holiday
Custom Program Description:
Are you feeling crafty?  Rachel and Tiffany are demonstrating some fun and unique crafts - all jam packed into a one minute video!   ...
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!Join Mrs. Tiffany as she shares a story with a different animal or visiting an interesting location in our area.  You can watch Story Break with Mrs. Tiffany anytime on the library's Facebook pag...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing, Special Events
Custom Program Description:
Just in time for the holidays, book lovers will find a broad assortment of books in this special sale including rare, vintage, and valuable titles.  A range of topics are represented including art, religion, history, and much more with publicati...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Story Safari

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Games & Activities, Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Let’s go on a Story Safari! Join zany librarians Mrs. Rachel and Mrs. Tiffany on the hunt for a great book! ...
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
Custom Program Description:
Do you love your hair? Do you have a favorite hairstyle? Matia likes to wear her hair in many different ways, just like Keyana. Listen to Matia read I Love My Hair online at Facebook or YouTube   I Love My Hair was writt...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Hamilton Trivia

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Custom Program Description:
Are you a true Hamilton fan? Let us test your knowledge with Hamilton Trivia on Facebook Live! www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: How-To
Custom Program Description:
Get in the holiday spirit! Watch Rachel and Jodie make some Christmas candies and craft a cute vintage-inspired ornament!  You can watch "Off the Cuff Cooking" anytime on the Library's Facebook page or YouTube Channel. www.facebook.co...
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
Custom 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!  The little Christmas tree is so excited! It is full of the Christmas spirit and wants to be in someone's home ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Make It in a Minute

2:00pm - 2:15pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Holiday
Custom Program Description:
Are you feeling crafty?  Rachel and Tiffany are demonstrating some fun and unique crafts - all jam packed into a one minute video!   ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Story Safari

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Games & Activities, Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
Let’s go on a Story Safari! Join zany librarians Mrs. Rachel and Mrs. Tiffany on the hunt for a great book! www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary & www.youtube.com/fortsmithpubliclibrary ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: How-To
Custom Program Description:
Expand your taste buds with our Season Ticket kit. This month’s featured spice is Peri Peri Spice. The kit, which will be available in early December at the library, will include a sample of the featured spice, a fact sheet, and a recipe using the fe...
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 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.   www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary & www.youtube.com/...
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Christmas Candy Catapults

10:00pm - 10:15pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: School Age, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Holiday, STEAM
Custom Program Description:
Have fun with family and friends this holiday season by building a Christmas Candy Catapult!  Watch the video for a supplies list and instructions about how to complete the activity.  You can watch "Christmas Candy Catapults" anytime on the...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Trivia Night!

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Custom Program Description:
Join us for a few rounds of trivia on Facebook Live! 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.

NOON Year's Eve Party

11:45am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Celebrations, Holiday
Custom Program Description:
Ring in the NOON year with the library!  Pick up a party bag from the Main Library and tune into the library’s YouTube channel or Facebook page to party along with your favorite librarians!  www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary & w...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Custom Program Description:
January 18th is a day set aside for remembering and honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Make plans to join Matia on Facebook or YouTube as she reads Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. written by Doreen Rappap...