True Lit: Graphic Novels for Adults*

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Cartoonist Cole Closser discusses the relationship between art and narrative during an interactive workshop for adults.  Closser is Assistant Professor of Art and Design at Missouri State University and author of the graphic novels Little Tommy Lost and Black Rat.  Registration is required.

2016-10-22 19:00:00 2016-10-22 19:00:00 America/Edmonton True Lit: Graphic Novels for Adults* Cartoonist Cole Closser discusses the relationship between art and narrative during an interactive workshop for adults.  Closser is Assistant Professor of Art and Design at Missouri State University and author of the graphic novels Little Tommy Lost and Black Rat.  Registration is required. no location Fayetteville Public Library

True Lit: Graphic Novels For Teens (Grades 5 - 12)*

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From storyline to final frame, this hands-on, step-by-step workshop gives young adults the tools they need to develop a first graphic novel.  Cole Closser is Assistant Professor of Art and Design at Missouri State University and author of the graphic novels Little Tommy Lost and Black Rat.  Registration is required.

2016-10-22 15:00:00 2016-10-22 15:00:00 America/Edmonton True Lit: Graphic Novels For Teens (Grades 5 - 12)* From storyline to final frame, this hands-on, step-by-step workshop gives young adults the tools they need to develop a first graphic novel.  Cole Closser is Assistant Professor of Art and Design at Missouri State University and author of the graphic novels Little Tommy Lost and Black Rat.  Registration is required. no location Fayetteville Public Library

Super Saturday: Children's author Darcy Pattison presents Nefertiti, the Spidernaut

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Local children's book author Darcy Pattison will read and discuss her new book Nefertiti, the Spidernaut: The Jumping Spider Who Learned to Hunt in Space.

2016-10-22 15:30:00 2016-10-22 15:30:00 America/Edmonton Super Saturday: Children's author Darcy Pattison presents Nefertiti, the Spidernaut Local children's book author Darcy Pattison will read and discuss her new book Nefertiti, the Spidernaut: The Jumping Spider Who Learned to Hunt in Space. no location Fayetteville Public Library

Nonprofit Leadership

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Sandy Tush from Soderquist Leadership will host the Nonprofit Leadership workshop on Wednesday November 2 from 9:00--11:00 am in the Walker Community Room.  Nonprofit Leadership is a program designed to help nonprofits meet goals, move forward and solidify their organization.  Sandy will present tips and strategies on having a clear vision, mission and set of goals for the nonprofit.  The workshop will also include discussions and activities about best practices for a strong, collaborative partnership between nonprofit staff and board members.   This program is designed to be beneficial to

2016-11-02 14:00:00 2016-11-02 16:00:00 America/Edmonton Nonprofit Leadership Sandy Tush from Soderquist Leadership will host the Nonprofit Leadership workshop on Wednesday November 2 from 9:00--11:00 am in the Walker Community Room.  Nonprofit Leadership is a program designed to help nonprofits meet goals, move forward and solidify their organization.  Sandy will present tips and strategies on having a clear vision, mission and set of goals for the nonprofit.  The workshop will also include discussions and activities about best practices for a strong, collaborative partnership between nonprofit staff and board members.   This program is designed to be beneficial to those individuals just forming a new nonprofit or who are part of an already-established organization. The program is free and registration is required. no location Fayetteville Public Library

Baby Art Class (18-24 months)*

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Suzie Sanford will guide little ones, with help from their parents, through an art project. 

For babies 18-24 months old. 

2016-10-21 15:30:00 2016-10-21 15:30:00 America/Edmonton Baby Art Class (18-24 months)* Suzie Sanford will guide little ones, with help from their parents, through an art project.  For babies 18-24 months old.  no location Fayetteville Public Library

Try FPL: Cheese Making 101

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Sweet Freedom Creameryowner  Jessica Keahey leads a cheese tasting class with a discussion of different varieties of cheese and foods and drinks to serve as an accompaniment. She gives suggestions for how to cut, serve, and store cheeses. Participants will sample the cheeses and have opporunity to ask questions. 

Cheese 101 is free but sign-up is required. 

2017-01-12 00:30:00 2017-01-12 00:30:00 America/Edmonton Try FPL: Cheese Making 101 Sweet Freedom Creameryowner  Jessica Keahey leads a cheese tasting class with a discussion of different varieties of cheese and foods and drinks to serve as an accompaniment. She gives suggestions for how to cut, serve, and store cheeses. Participants will sample the cheeses and have opporunity to ask questions.  Cheese 101 is free but sign-up is required.  Jessica Keahey has a background in microbiology. Her love of food and fermentation naturally has led her into the tasty world of cheese and the artisanal cheese movement with Sweet Freedom Creamery. She has studied cheese with experts from Vermont to Belize, and teaches hands-on cheesemaking classes.   no location Fayetteville Public Library

True Lit Author Reception: Louis Sachar

We hope you can join us for a reception with keynote author Louis Sachar on Wednesday, October 26 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Reading Room.  A public talk will follow the reception.

T2 Artist Forum-Great Expectations

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Join Ozarks at large host Kyle Kellams for an intimate conversation with Robert Ford, novelist, playwright and TheatreSquared artistic director, who adapted Dickens' Great Expectations for T2's current season. Robert and Kyle will discuss the joys and perils of adapting a beloved classic for the stage-how what we expect from a novel differs radically from what we expect for live theatre-and what to look for in the T2's six-actor production. Highlights will be broadcast on KUAF 91.3FM.

2016-12-08 00:30:00 2016-12-08 01:30:00 America/Edmonton T2 Artist Forum-Great Expectations Join Ozarks at large host Kyle Kellams for an intimate conversation with Robert Ford, novelist, playwright and TheatreSquared artistic director, who adapted Dickens' Great Expectations for T2's current season. Robert and Kyle will discuss the joys and perils of adapting a beloved classic for the stage-how what we expect from a novel differs radically from what we expect for live theatre-and what to look for in the T2's six-actor production. Highlights will be broadcast on KUAF 91.3FM. Admission is free and open to the public. For further information, please call 479.856.7250. Synopsis: After a terrifying Christmas Eve graveyard encounter, young orphan Pip's life will never be the same. Plucked from poverty and thrust into the upper class by a mysterious benefactor, Pip strives to discover himself and find love in his radically changed circumstances, even while untangling a fascinating web of long hidden secrets. Six actors portray more than 30 characters in this virtuosic on-stage adventure that serves up heart and hope with Dickensian shadow. This is a world premiere adaptation for all ages. Great Expectations will run November 30, 2016-New Year's Day, 2017 at the Walton Arts Center's Nadine Baum Studios. Support for the Fayetteville Public Library and TheatreSquared is provided, in part, by the Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, and the National Endowment for the Arts. no location Fayetteville Public Library

True Lit: Harpist Beth Stockdell

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Harpist Beth Stockdell plays a solo acoustic lever harp in the main lobby at the Fayetteville Public Library, 1:00pm – 3:00pm, Sunday, October 23. Stockdell is a lifelong artist working in photography, stained glass, and multimedia painting. She began playing harp in 2003 and, since that time, has played harp coast to coast. 

2016-10-23 18:00:00 2016-10-23 20:00:00 America/Edmonton True Lit: Harpist Beth Stockdell Harpist Beth Stockdell plays a solo acoustic lever harp in the main lobby at the Fayetteville Public Library, 1:00pm – 3:00pm, Sunday, October 23. Stockdell is a lifelong artist working in photography, stained glass, and multimedia painting. She began playing harp in 2003 and, since that time, has played harp coast to coast.  no location Fayetteville Public Library

Technical Difficulties

Technical Difficulties is a drop-in class for frequently asked questions about using computers and/or technological gadgets.  Participants can ask about tasks they want to learn how to do or that they have learned and forgotten.  Librarians holding the class are prepared to answer questions about basic computer skills, internet searching, email, Microsoft Word, downloading library eBooks using a computer, Kindle, iPad, smartphone or other device, Facebook, Pinterest and other popular websites and apps.

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