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Tails & Tales for Kids

Are you ready to read and earn prizes?  

Are you ready for the Tails & Tales summer reading program?  It's time to sign up for the library's online reading program!  It's easy and fun!  Kids 12 and under can earn points for time spent reading.&n...

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Upcoming Events for Kids

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing, Special Events
Program Description:
Mostly fiction! The annual Friends of the Library Used Book Sale features mostly fiction selections for adults.  Hardbacks and paperbacks from your favorite authors will be available, along with a selection of videos and audiobooks.  A "non...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Main
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Special Events
Program Description:
A bottled water drive for the Day Room at Next Step Homeless Services will be held during the month of August at all Fort Smith Public Library locations.  Bottled water is essential for homeless clients, especially those unsheltered. As we face ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing, Special Events
Program Description:
Mostly fiction - Half Price on Sunday! The annual Friends of the Library Used Book Sale features mostly fiction selections for adults.    Hardbacks and paperbacks from your favorite authors will be available, along with a selection of ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Main
Room: Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Sales, Books & Writing
Program Description:
It's Book Sale clearance time!  Come get some great bargains on leftovers from our weekend "Mostly Fiction" Sale!  The annual Friends of the Library Used Book Sale features mostly fiction selections for adults.  There are still ma...
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! "Sulwe"

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Join Matia as she reads Sulwe, written by Lupita Nyong'o and illustrated by Vashti Harrison.  Sulwe has skin the color of midnight. She is darker than everyone in her family. She is darker than anyone in her school. Sulwe just wants to be b...
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Origami for Everyone

2:00pm - 2:15pm
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: School Age, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
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 Branch before you tune in. ...
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.
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
  ¡Rugen! ¡Sisean! ¡Gruñen! ¡Los animales del zoológico son ruidosos! Únete a Monica mientras lee "Oso polar, Oso polar, ¿Qué es ese ruido?" (Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?). Escrito por Bill Martin Jr., ilustrado por Eric Carle y ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Back-to-School Bash

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Windsor
Location: Windsor
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Celebrations, Games & Activities
Program Description:
Join us for food, fun, games, and prizes at our Back-to-School Bash! Bring the whole family to this FREE event for all ages! ...

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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