All Library Locations Open with Extended Hours!

All four FSPL locations are now open with extended hours.  Click on Hours and Locations for details.  Hours for Dewey’s Café and the Genealogy and Arkansas History Collection may vary – call us or click on their pages for more information.

Library Services Update

Library Services Update

Library Visits

The Main Library is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.  The Miller Branch Library and the Windsor Drive Branch Library are open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  No appointment is required.

Social distancing is observed.  Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Dewey’s Café is currently open for drinks only.  Meeting rooms are not available.  

Please do not enter the library if you have a cough or fever or have tested positive for COVID-19 within the last 14 days.

The Dallas Branch will reopen and all library locations will expand hours and services as staff are hired and trained. 

For more information, click here or call us


Curbside Pickup Services

For library customers who prefer not to visit the library in person, curbside delivery of books and DVDs is available.  Main Library curbside pickup is available Monday through Friday from 1 – 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Miller and Windsor curbside pickup is available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  For more information on curbside pickup, click here


Virtual Programs For All Ages

Stay entertained, occupied, and informed by tuning into the variety of digital programs the library offers online.  From laptime storytime for our littlest ones to preschool storytime, STEAM activities, guest presenters, cooking lessons, craft videos for kids and adults, and live trivia events, there is something for everyone online through the library.  See our complete virtual calendar.  Also find us on Facebook and on YouTube.


Streaming and Downloadable Movies, TV Shows, Comics, Audiobooks, and eBooks

The library offers access to thousands of books and videos through Library2Go, Kanopy, Hoopla, TumbleBooks, and more.  Check out the resources listed on our Stream and Download page or a complete list of all of the library’s online resources on the Databases page. A library card in good standing is required for access to most of the library’s online resources.  If you need a library card, apply for a digital access-only card online or come in to apply for a regular library card.  Library cards are free for Fort Smith residents.


Digital Access-Only Library Cards

Interested in trying out the library’s online resources but don’t have a library card?  Apply for a digital access-only card online, and your new library card number will be emailed to you within one business day.  Library cards are free for Fort Smith residents.  For more information or to apply for a digital access-only card, click here.


Online Library Card Renewal

Library cards expire automatically every two years (annually for non-resident cards).  This gives the library staff a chance to update your address, phone number, or email address if needed.  Cards can be renewed in person or online here.  A card in good standing is required to check out materials from the library and to access most streaming and downloadable resources.


Questions?  Need More Info?

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