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.

Teens

A Universe of Stories

Teen Blog Entries

Celebrate Black History Month with Concrete Rose

Concrete Rose, the prequel to The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, is ready for you to check out!  Concrete Rose takes place seventeen years before the events of The Hate U Give and tells the story of seventeen-year-old Maverick Carter.  He knows that a real man takes care of his ...

Read full blog post

Upcoming Events for Teens

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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

3-D Giraffe Craft

All Day
Dallas
Location: Dallas
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Get off to a fun start this summer with a 'take and make' 3-D giraffe 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 teens and adult...
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 "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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

3-D Unicorn Craft

All Day
Dallas
Location: Dallas
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Description:
Have fun this summer with a 'take and make' 3-D unicorn craft as part of the “Tails and Tales” summer program at the library!  Beginning on June 23rd, craft kits will be available for pickup at the Dallas Street Branch Library while supplies las...
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 "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...

Databases for Teens

American History Online

By providing the most comprehensive range of information in one complete resource, American History offers a virtual library of American history for educators, students, and researchers of all ages. Includes articles, images, primary source documents, timelines, videos, and slideshows.

Visit Website

Arkansas Driving Tests

Practice permit tests and handbooks for cars, motorcycles, and CDL.  Also available in Spanish.

Visit Website

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. 

Visit Website

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.  Your library card is required to access this database.

Visit Website

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.

Visit Website

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. 

Visit Website

Mango Languages

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

Visit Website

ProQuest Central

An easy-to-use multimedia resource that supports research in business, health and medical, social sciences, arts and humanities, education, science and technology, and dozens of other disciplines.

Visit Website

ProQuest Research Companion

This database helps students understand the scholarly research process and supports educators as they teach the core information literacy principles of finding, evaluating, and using information.

Visit Website

Salem Press Online Collection

Salem Presses offers a wealth of information on literature, history, science, health, and more. Researchers have access to a collection of reference materials, eBooks, and more. This resource also has biographical information and primary documents. Outside the library, use fortsmith as the remote password.

Visit Website

SRIS Issues Researcher

Background and analysis on 350+ leading issues, providing pros and cons on social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issues.

Visit Website

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.

Visit Website