The Art of Storytelling: An Evening with Anne Perry

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Please join us on Tuesday, June 13 at 6:00 pm for The Art of Storytelling: An Evening with Anne Perry.  New York Times bestselling mystery author Anne Perry is the keynote speaker for the Fayetteville Public Library's 2017 Summer Author Series.  She will be discussing her writing process and work, as well as taking audience questions.  A signing will follow her talk and books will be available for purchase.

2017-06-13 23:00:00 2017-06-14 00:00:00 America/Edmonton The Art of Storytelling: An Evening with Anne Perry Please join us on Tuesday, June 13 at 6:00 pm for The Art of Storytelling: An Evening with Anne Perry.  New York Times bestselling mystery author Anne Perry is the keynote speaker for the Fayetteville Public Library's 2017 Summer Author Series.  She will be discussing her writing process and work, as well as taking audience questions.  A signing will follow her talk and books will be available for purchase. Anne Perry is best known for her historical detective fiction series set in Victorian England: the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novels which include Dorchester Terrace and Midnight at Marble Arch, and for her William Monk novels featuring A Sunless Sea and Blind Justice.  She is also the author of a series of five World War I novels, as well as fourteen holiday novels, most recently A Christmas Message, and a historical novel, The Sheen on the Silk, set in the Ottoman Empire. Anne has been the guest of honor at Killer Nashville and BoucherCON, and was the recipient of the Edgar Award in 2000 for her short story Heroes. She lives in Los Angeles and Scotland. For more information on this speaker, please visit www.prhspeakers.com. no location Fayetteville Public Library

Meet the Funders 2017

 


Learn about fundraising directly from Arkansas' top foundations at the eighth annual Meet the Funders program on June 21st from 9:00--11:00 am in the Walker Community Room

Explorers of Ozark Music Concert: Betse & Clarke and The Creek Rocks

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Join us on Sunday, May 28 at 2:00 pm for Explorers of Ozark Music: Betse & Clarke and The Creek Rocks.  This free concert takes the audience through a musical adventure.  Fayetteville native Betse Ellis plays powerful and beautiful old time fiddle tunes, sings traditional Ozark songs, and shares her own songs and stories with themes relating to the human experience.  Clarke Wyatt, is an engaging finger-style banjo player, drawing inspiration from great traditional banjoists of earlier decades such as Mike Seeger and John Hartford.

2017-05-28 19:00:00 2017-05-28 21:00:00 America/Edmonton Explorers of Ozark Music Concert: Betse & Clarke and The Creek Rocks Join us on Sunday, May 28 at 2:00 pm for Explorers of Ozark Music: Betse Clarke and The Creek Rocks.  This free concert takes the audience through a musical adventure.  Fayetteville native Betse Ellis plays powerful and beautiful old time fiddle tunes, sings traditional Ozark songs, and shares her own songs and stories with themes relating to the human experience.  Clarke Wyatt, is an engaging finger-style banjo player, drawing inspiration from great traditional banjoists of earlier decades such as Mike Seeger and John Hartford.  His melodies match the fiddle, and also build rhythmic interest to embrace the music's character.  Their debut full-length album "River Still Rise" (2016) was described by Scott Tichenor of Banjo Cafe as  "A stunning collection that forces old-time music to take a fresh look at where its been and where its headed." no location Fayetteville Public Library

University of Arkansas Nonprofit Marketing Presentations: Google AdWords Campaigns

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The University of Arkansas Nonprofit Marketing students will present their Google AdWords campaigns on Tuesday, May 9 at 12:30 pm.  Their project for the year was to compete in the Google Online Marketing Challenge (GOMC).  The students worked with 8 local and international nonprofit groups to develop their projects.  Through the GOMC, Walton students competed against teams from around the world to learn, create, and execute Google AdWords campaigns for these nonprofits.

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2017-05-09 17:30:00 2017-05-09 20:00:00 America/Edmonton University of Arkansas Nonprofit Marketing Presentations: Google AdWords Campaigns The University of Arkansas Nonprofit Marketing students will present their Google AdWords campaigns on Tuesday, May 9 at 12:30 pm.  Their project for the year was to compete in the Google Online Marketing Challenge (GOMC).  The students worked with 8 local and international nonprofit groups to develop their projects.  Through the GOMC, Walton students competed against teams from around the world to learn, create, and execute Google AdWords campaigns for these nonprofits. Students worked with: Botanical Gardens of the Ozarks Magdalene House - Serenity Troolu.org Healing Gardens of Northwest Arkansas Canopy Northwest Arkansas Stem and Space jimanin.org Art Center of the Ozarks Drop by to learn about their campaigns and how to utilize their strategies in your nonprofit agency. no location Fayetteville Public Library

Find It, Fund It for Nonprofits

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Finding new financial sources can be a challenge for nonprofit organizations. Find It, Fund It is a comprehensive introduction to the Foundation Directory Online. Join us on Wednesday May 10 in the Fayetteville Public Library’s Henry Board Room for this informative workshop taught by library staff, as Fayetteville Public Librarians demonstrate how to maximize results using search examples, group exercises and Q&A sessions.

2017-05-10 15:00:00 2017-05-10 16:30:00 America/Edmonton Find It, Fund It for Nonprofits Finding new financial sources can be a challenge for nonprofit organizations. Find It, Fund It is a comprehensive introduction to the Foundation Directory Online. Join us on Wednesday May 10 in the Fayetteville Public Library’s Henry Board Room for this informative workshop taught by library staff, as Fayetteville Public Librarians demonstrate how to maximize results using search examples, group exercises and QA sessions. no location Fayetteville Public Library

Advanced Robotics Class (4th-6th)*

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This course will enable experienced future programmers and engineers to build and program their own robot. In addition to learning about how robots physically work, students will focus on how robots interact with their environment and make decisions. In small, collaborative groups, students will produce a VEX IQ robot that works autonomously without any direct human input.
NOTE: This class requires the Beginner Robotics prerequisite class.
This is a four day class; by registering, you are signing up for all four days of the class.

2017-11-06 22:00:00 2017-11-06 22:00:00 America/Edmonton Advanced Robotics Class (4th-6th)* This course will enable experienced future programmers and engineers to build and program their own robot. In addition to learning about how robots physically work, students will focus on how robots interact with their environment and make decisions. In small, collaborative groups, students will produce a VEX IQ robot that works autonomously without any direct human input. NOTE: This class requires the Beginner Robotics prerequisite class. This is a four day class; by registering, you are signing up for all four days of the class. This class is free and open to those in grades 4th-6th. no location Fayetteville Public Library

Beginning Robotics (4th-6th)*

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We are excited to offer another VEX IQ robotics program! This course will enable both experienced and inexperienced engineers and future programmers to build and program their own robot. Students will learn all about gears, levers, drivetrains, sensors and motors. In small, collaborative groups, students will produce a VEX IQ competition-ready robot. This event is free and is open to students in 4th-6th grades. This is a 4-day class, held October 2nd-5th.  By registering you are signing up for all 4 days of the class.

2017-10-02 21:00:00 2017-10-02 21:00:00 America/Edmonton Beginning Robotics (4th-6th)* We are excited to offer another VEX IQ robotics program! This course will enable both experienced and inexperienced engineers and future programmers to build and program their own robot. Students will learn all about gears, levers, drivetrains, sensors and motors. In small, collaborative groups, students will produce a VEX IQ competition-ready robot. This event is free and is open to students in 4th-6th grades. This is a 4-day class, held October 2nd-5th.  By registering you are signing up for all 4 days of the class. no location Fayetteville Public Library

3D Printing for Adults

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Join Drew Wallis of NWA 3D to learn what 3D printing is, the 3D printing process, how to design. Participants will print the design they make, so everyone will leave with their own 3D printed model! Please bring your own laptop if possible.

2017-09-20 22:30:00 2017-09-20 22:30:00 America/Edmonton 3D Printing for Adults Join Drew Wallis of NWA 3D to learn what 3D printing is, the 3D printing process, how to design. Participants will print the design they make, so everyone will leave with their own 3D printed model! Please bring your own laptop if possible. This class is for adults (18+).  Drew grew up in Farmington, AR and graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2010 with a Double Major in Communication and International Relations. He’s been working in technology for the past 8 years and taught Computer Science for 4 years while he became a licensed teacher. Besides emerging technology and education, Drew has a passion for science fiction, drumming, and kayaking. He currently lives in Fayetteville, AR where he calls the Hogs on a semi-frequent basis. no location Fayetteville Public Library

Opera Fayetteville presents: Opera in Bloom

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Join us on Tuesday, May 2 at 6:00 as the Opera in Bloom pop-up festival presented by Opera Fayetteville performs at the Fayetteville Public Library.  These free Opera in Bloom pop-up concerts offers eight, ten-minute operas that you can enjoy at a variety of locations around Fayetteville from April 25-May 4.

2017-05-02 23:00:00 2017-05-03 00:00:00 America/Edmonton Opera Fayetteville presents: Opera in Bloom Join us on Tuesday, May 2 at 6:00 as the Opera in Bloom pop-up festival presented by Opera Fayetteville performs at the Fayetteville Public Library.  These free Opera in Bloom pop-up concerts offers eight, ten-minute operas that you can enjoy at a variety of locations around Fayetteville from April 25-May 4. Opera Fayetteville is a young, vibrant opera company located in Northwest Arkansas.  This talented group of musical and theatrical professionals is dedicated to featuring up-and-coming singers in high-caliber productions of contemporary, English-language operas.  Their goal is threefold:  to provide preformance opportunities for talented opera singers on the verge of professional careers, to emphasize the performance of contemporary operas in English, and to bring exquisite and moving performances to current and future opera-lovers of Northwest Arkansas. no location Fayetteville Public Library

Get Help Now: Social Services Support Clinic

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Do you need information about social services that may be available to you in Northwest Arkansas?  If so, plan to attend the Get Help Now: Social Services Support Clinic hosted by the Fayetteville Public Library.  Carlos Garbut with 211 Northwest Arkansas and Dr. Alishia Ferguson of the University of Arkansas School of Social Work and Age Friendly Fayetteville, along with social work students and Age Friendly Fayetteville volunteers will be on hand from 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on May 3rd to help you to identify helpful services in our area.

2017-05-03 19:00:00 2017-05-04 00:00:00 America/Edmonton Get Help Now: Social Services Support Clinic Do you need information about social services that may be available to you in Northwest Arkansas?  If so, plan to attend the Get Help Now: Social Services Support Clinic hosted by the Fayetteville Public Library.  Carlos Garbut with 211 Northwest Arkansas and Dr. Alishia Ferguson of the University of Arkansas School of Social Work and Age Friendly Fayetteville, along with social work students and Age Friendly Fayetteville volunteers will be on hand from 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on May 3rd to help you to identify helpful services in our area. We welcome anyone who could use information about basic needs, health care or other social services in our area. For more information or to participate, please email aff@uark.edu or call 479-575-3796 for an appointment time.  We will also have a limited number of drop-in time slots! We hope to see you there! no location Fayetteville Public Library

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