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.

Kids

What's New for Kids

Kids' Blog Entries

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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Storytime with Matia!

10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual
Location: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Storytimes
Program Description:
Join Matia as she reads "I PROMISE".  Written by LeBron James and illustrated by Nina Mata, I PROMISE is an encouraging reminder that success starts with each of us.  Inspired by the creation of his I PROMISE School in Akron, Ohio, James mo...
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
Location: Windsor
Age Group: Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Celebrate summer reading with a cute craft for kids!  Pick up new craft kits all summer long at the Windsor Branch Library. ...
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Butterfly Mask Craft

All Day
Dallas
Location: Dallas
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Have fun this summer with a 'take and make' butterfly mask 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 supp...
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 "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
Location: Windsor
Age Group: Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Celebrate summer reading with a cute craft for kids!  Pick up new craft kits all summer long at the Windsor Branch Library. ...
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...
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 an animal that is available for adoption at Kitties and Kanines Shelter!  Join Mrs. Tiffany on the library's Facebook page. www.facebook.com/fortsmithlibrar...
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 "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
Location: Windsor
Age Group: Preschool, School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Program Description:
Celebrate summer reading with a cute craft for kids!  Pick up new craft kits all summer long at the Windsor Branch Library. ...

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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