Try FPL: Notes of a Poetry Convert

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Interested in poetry but sometimes you feel overwhelmed and confused? Poet and prose writer Rodney Wilhite offers examples of familiar and not-so-well-known poems for group reading and discussion. During this interactive workshop, participants will examine the basic formal principles of poetry and examine what they enjoyed and why.

2016-04-27 23:00:00 2016-04-28 00:30:00 America/Edmonton Try FPL: Notes of a Poetry Convert Interested in poetry but sometimes you feel overwhelmed and confused? Poet and prose writer Rodney Wilhite offers examples of familiar and not-so-well-known poems for group reading and discussion. During this interactive workshop, participants will examine the basic formal principles of poetry and examine what they enjoyed and why. Rodney Wilhite is a graduate of the Creativing Writing program at the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville. He has extensive teaching experience, is a skilled workshop leader, and writes poetry with a focus on themes of poverty and the disappearing rural culture. no location Fayetteville Public Library

Promises and Pitfalls: Writing the Historical Novel

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Truth is often stranger than fiction and no one knows this better than veteran journalist and travel writer Raymona Anderson. Her interactive, 2-session workshop provides research tools that help the writer avoid overwhelming readers with too many historical facts yet provide a sense of place and time. She discusses how to bring places to life with carefully chosen period detail, character dialogue accurate to their social mileau, and what cultural details enrich a tale.

2016-04-09 18:00:00 2016-04-09 20:00:00 America/Edmonton Promises and Pitfalls: Writing the Historical Novel Truth is often stranger than fiction and no one knows this better than veteran journalist and travel writer Raymona Anderson. Her interactive, 2-session workshop provides research tools that help the writer avoid overwhelming readers with too many historical facts yet provide a sense of place and time. She discusses how to bring places to life with carefully chosen period detail, character dialogue accurate to their social mileau, and what cultural details enrich a tale. Raymona Anderson is an Oklahoma native now living in Bentonville.  She worked as a reporter for two weekly newspapers and as a stringer and freelance feature writer for the Daily Oklahoman. Two Hearts in Time, Anderson's time-travel, historical novel, set in Yucatan, is a new release from The Wild Rose Press. Her earlier historical novel, A Woman to Reckon With, is currently underr revision by TWRP. Although the workshop is free, registratiion is required.   no location Fayetteville Public Library

FPL Downloadables - Show & Tell

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FPL Downloadables – Show & Tell

Want to learn about all the downloadable applications the library offers for reading and listening?  Join us for FPL Downloadables – Show & Tell on June 10 from 10:00 am – 11:00 am.  We’ll give quick introductions to OverDrive/Library2Go, 3M, Zinio, Freegal, and more.

2016-06-10 15:00:00 2016-06-10 16:00:00 America/Edmonton FPL Downloadables - Show & Tell FPL Downloadables – Show Tell Want to learn about all the downloadable applications the library offers for reading and listening?  Join us for FPL Downloadables – Show Tell on June 10 from 10:00 am – 11:00 am.  We’ll give quick introductions to OverDrive/Library2Go, 3M, Zinio, Freegal, and more. You will then have a chance to ask a librarian your specific questions about any of the applications.Feel free to bring your own iPad, Kindle Fire, or any other tablet. Limited seating; Registration is required. WHAT: FPL Downloadables - Show TellWHEN:  Friday, June 10, 2016TIME:  10:00am-11:00amWHERE: Henry Boardroom no location Fayetteville Public Library

FPL Downloadables - Show & Tell

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FPL Downloadables – Show & Tell

Want to learn about all the downloadable applications the library offers for reading and listening?  Join us for FPL Downloadables – Show & Tell on May 9 from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm.  We’ll give quick introductions to OverDrive/Library2Go, 3M, Zinio, Freegal, and more.

2016-05-09 23:00:00 2016-05-10 00:00:00 America/Edmonton FPL Downloadables - Show & Tell FPL Downloadables – Show Tell Want to learn about all the downloadable applications the library offers for reading and listening?  Join us for FPL Downloadables – Show Tell on May 9 from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm.  We’ll give quick introductions to OverDrive/Library2Go, 3M, Zinio, Freegal, and more. You will then have a chance to ask a librarian your specific questions about any of the applications.Feel free to bring your own iPad, Kindle Fire, or any other tablet. Limited seating; Registration is required. WHAT: FPL Downloadables - Show TellWHEN:  Monday, May 9, 2016TIME:  6:00pm-7:00pmWHERE: Henry Boardroom no location Fayetteville Public Library

Grants 101

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Grants 101 offers a friendly introductuion to the often mysterious world of winning grant funding on behalf of a non-profit organization.  Attendees will learn basic concepts of grant writing, what foundations expect on grant applications, and how to increase the chances of creating a successful grant proposal.  Grants 101 is valuable as a stand-alone class or as a follow-up to the library's Find It, Fund It workshops.

2016-04-05 14:30:00 2016-04-05 17:30:00 America/Edmonton Grants 101 Grants 101 offers a friendly introductuion to the often mysterious world of winning grant funding on behalf of a non-profit organization.  Attendees will learn basic concepts of grant writing, what foundations expect on grant applications, and how to increase the chances of creating a successful grant proposal.  Grants 101 is valuable as a stand-alone class or as a follow-up to the library's Find It, Fund It workshops. Instructor Cheryl Kester is owner of The Kester Group, a grants consulting firm specializing in federal grants and program evaluations.  She is a Grants Professional Association approved trainer and a Certified Fundraising Executive. no location Fayetteville Public Library

Super Saturday: Flying Debris with Richard Holmgren

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The Flying Debris Show featuring Richard Holmgren is a comedy variety show filled zany stunts, fun tricks, audience participation.

2016-08-06 15:30:00 2016-08-06 15:30:00 America/Edmonton Super Saturday: Flying Debris with Richard Holmgren The Flying Debris Show featuring Richard Holmgren is a comedy variety show filled zany stunts, fun tricks, audience participation. Richard was born a jokester and learned to juggle in fourth grade gym class. It’s true, anyone can learn to juggle however Richard never stopped challenging himself to be the best. Inventing new techniques to every trick he learned. Later Richard learned that using his comedy wit in conjunction with his arsenal of creative human skills would make for a great living!  no location Fayetteville Public Library

Opera in the Ozarks Performs Pinnocchio

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Opera in the Ozarks will present the Opera Pinocchio. The familiar story serves as an excellent introduction to operatic music for children who might be unfamiliar with this particular style.

2016-06-25 15:30:00 2016-06-25 15:30:00 America/Edmonton Opera in the Ozarks Performs Pinnocchio Opera in the Ozarks will present the Opera Pinocchio. The familiar story serves as an excellent introduction to operatic music for children who might be unfamiliar with this particular style. The performance is free and open to the public. Opera in the Ozarks is a training program and festival designed for aspiring operatic performers. Attracting talented singers nationwide, the program is highly competitive, and its alumni have performed on some of the world's biggest stages. For more information, visit the program's website. no location Fayetteville Public Library

Toddler Time: Rock & Roar with Kindermusik

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 Kinder presents Rock and Roar!

Come stomp, sing, sway, rock, and roar with this high energy music and movement class with Ms. Amy!

2016-03-03 16:30:00 2016-03-03 16:30:00 America/Edmonton Toddler Time: Rock & Roar with Kindermusik  Kinder presents Rock and Roar! Come stomp, sing, sway, rock, and roar with this high energy music and movement class with Ms. Amy! no location Fayetteville Public Library

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