Miller and Windsor Library Branches Now Open!

The Miller and Windsor Drive neighborhood library branches are now open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  The Main Library is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.  No appointment is required.  For more information on library services impacted by COVID, click here.

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Kids' Blog Entries

Celebrate Great Women in History

It's Women's History Month and what better way to celebrate than with some great books about great women?  I love reading picture book biographies and have learned so much from them. You can too!  

Can You Answer These Questions?

Who was Mary Fields and how did she hel...

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Upcoming Events for Kids

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! My Hair is Magic

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Join Matia for another fun hair time storytime!  Whether your hair is big, straight, bouncy, curly, or twisty, Matia thinks your hair is magic too!  You can see "Storytime with Matia" anytime on the library's Facebook page or YouTube C...
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
Program Description:
Stop!  It's time for a story break!  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 anytime on the library's F...
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tails and Tales Origami

2:00pm - 2:15pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: School Age, Teens, Adults
Program Description:
Add a touch of whimsy to your home and have some fun as you create origami.  Children, teens, and adults can enjoy learning the Japanese art of folding paper. Pick up a free origami packet at the Miller and Windsor Drive Branches before you tune...
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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Tails & Tales with Christina

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
It's time for a Tails & Tales storytime!  Which animal's tail will be in the tale that Christina is reading today?  Watch and find out on the library's Facebook page or YouTube channel.  Don't forget to register for the summer read...
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 a cat that is available for adoption at Jen’s Kitty Rehab!  Join Mrs. Tiffany on the library's Facebook page. www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrary   ...
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Angelfish Craft

All Day
Dallas
Location: Dallas
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Get off to a fun start this summer with a 'take and make' angelfish craft!  Beginning on June 9th, craft kits will be available for pickup at the Dallas Street Branch Library while supplies last.  This is a great craft for children! ...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Science Stop!

2:00pm - 2:15pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Preschool, School Age, Teens
Program Description:
Join the library for a simple science experiment that you can repeat at home.  This month we will show you how to make rock candy! 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...

Databases for Kids

ABC Mouse

Check out ABC Mouse for award-winning educational games, puzzles, books and other fun interactive learning activities for kids age 2 to 6.

By vendor contract rules, this website is accessible from FSPL’s four locations ONLY (NOT from home).

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CultureGrams

Primary sources, statistics, and cultural reports covering the countries of the world, states, and Canadian provinces.  Explore the United States and discover state flags, maps, sports teams, recipes, symbols, songs, and more. 

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Hoopla

Hoopla is a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. Hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.

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LearningExpress

LearningExpress is an interactive online learning platform for job searching, workplace skills improvement, career certification and licensing exam preparation. It also covers college entrance and graduate school admissions exam preparation, GED exam preparation, and basic skills improvement for all ages. 

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Mango Languages

Learn more than 70 languages through real conversations, and also features ESL lessons. Great for kids.

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NoveList K-8

NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests.

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World Book Kids

Search thousands of articles, multimedia content, and a collection of biographies.

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World Book Spanish - Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

Spanish language encyclopedia for Spanish speakers and Spanish language learners. Includes maps, images, and activities. 

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World Book Student

Find thousands of articles and multimedia aligned to curriculum. Contains numerous tools to engage users in 21st-century education and blended-learning practices.

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