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.

What We Fund

Children's books


$2.55 million has been reinvested into the Endowment since 2007 through donations, interest, and dividends.

The Endowment has provided over $735,000 to the library for projects.

  1. Built Dewey’s Café
  2. Youth Services-$45,000 for their annual budget (2016-19)
  3. Author events
  4. Parking Lot Banners
  5. Holiday Lights for the Main Library and three Branches
  6. Additions to the permanent Art Collection
  7. Assisted the library with special budget needs when needed