Brazilian Bash

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Join us for a cultural celebration of Brazil's Independence Day!  There will be an exhibition of traditional Brazilian dance, and a display of artifacts from the country. Families of all ages are welcome!

2016-09-10 19:00:00 2016-09-10 19:00:00 America/Edmonton Brazilian Bash Join us for a cultural celebration of Brazil's Independence Day!  There will be an exhibition of traditional Brazilian dance, and a display of artifacts from the country. Families of all ages are welcome! no location Fayetteville Public Library

WordPlay for Teens (grades 7-12)*

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WordPlay for Teens is a creative writing class designed to encourage teen authors to push the imaginative, expressive envelope with out-of-the-box activities. Students in grades 7-12 are eligible to participate. Registration is required and begins Tuesday, August 16. This six-week workshop will meet on Wednesdays, beginning September 7 and continuing through October 12, from 4:00 to 5:00 pm in the Walmart Story Time Room.

2016-09-07 21:00:00 2016-09-07 21:00:00 America/Edmonton WordPlay for Teens (grades 7-12)* WordPlay for Teens is a creative writing class designed to encourage teen authors to push the imaginative, expressive envelope with out-of-the-box activities. Students in grades 7-12 are eligible to participate. Registration is required and begins Tuesday, August 16. This six-week workshop will meet on Wednesdays, beginning September 7 and continuing through October 12, from 4:00 to 5:00 pm in the Walmart Story Time Room. no location Fayetteville Public Library

WordPlay for Youth (grades 4-6)*

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WordPlay for Youth is a creative writing class that utilizes out-of-the-box activities to encourage young authors to stretch their imaginations and have a blast with words. Fourth, fifth, and sixth graders are eligible to participate. Registration is required and begins Tuesday, August 16. This six-week workshop will meet on Tuesdays, beginning September 6 and continuing through October 11, from 4:00-5:00 pm in the Walmart Story Time Room.

2016-09-06 21:00:00 2016-09-06 21:00:00 America/Edmonton WordPlay for Youth (grades 4-6)* WordPlay for Youth is a creative writing class that utilizes out-of-the-box activities to encourage young authors to stretch their imaginations and have a blast with words. Fourth, fifth, and sixth graders are eligible to participate. Registration is required and begins Tuesday, August 16. This six-week workshop will meet on Tuesdays, beginning September 6 and continuing through October 11, from 4:00-5:00 pm in the Walmart Story Time Room. no location Fayetteville Public Library

Cyber-Security: Protecting Children in an Online World

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Join us on Tuesday, September 20 at 6 pm to learn how to protect your children from cyber-crimes.  The U.S. Attorney's Office will be here to discuss how parents can learn cyber-security to make the Internet a safer place for their family.  Learn what your kids might be doing online that can be dangerous, what actions that predators are seeking, and how to best protect your children in the online enviroment.

Questions are encouraged after the presentation.

2016-09-20 23:00:00 2016-09-21 00:00:00 America/Edmonton Cyber-Security: Protecting Children in an Online World Join us on Tuesday, September 20 at 6 pm to learn how to protect your children from cyber-crimes.  The U.S. Attorney's Office will be here to discuss how parents can learn cyber-security to make the Internet a safer place for their family.  Learn what your kids might be doing online that can be dangerous, what actions that predators are seeking, and how to best protect your children in the online enviroment. Questions are encouraged after the presentation. no location Fayetteville Public Library

Library Event Proposal

Please fill out this library event proposal form, and a library staff member will respond within 30 days.  All library events must be free and open to the public, and they should support the library’s collections and/or services. Event proposals are selected based on the needs and interests of our community, availability of library resources, and the contribution the event will make to the library’s overall schedule of events.

T2 Artist Forum with Robert Schenkkan

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Fayetteville Public Library will host TheatreSquared for a special artists' forum with Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Robert Schenkkan, author of All the Way, a political drama fresh from its Broadway debut.

2016-08-25 23:00:00 2016-08-26 00:00:00 America/Edmonton T2 Artist Forum with Robert Schenkkan Fayetteville Public Library will host TheatreSquared for a special artists' forum with Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Robert Schenkkan, author of All the Way, a political drama fresh from its Broadway debut. Join TheatreSquared Artistic Director, Robert Ford for an intimate conversation with playwright, Robert Schenkkan about his recent success of All The Way in the context of his rich career as a writer for stage, film and television. Admission is free and open to the public. For further information please call 479.856.7250.  All The Way was the winner of the 2014 Tony Award and Drama Desk Award for Best Play. It has been called - "Electric"-Rolling Stone "A sure-fire, action-packed hit"-The Huffington Post "Astonishing"-The AP  All the Way kicks off TheatreSquared's 11th season, beginning Aug.24 and running through Sept.18. TheatreSquared is Northwest Arkansas's locally produced and nationally recognized professional theatre, reaching 40,000 patrons each year.  The company was selected by the American Theatre Wing, founder of the Tony Awards, as one of the nation's ten most promising emerging theatres. Tickets to All The Way and subscription packages are on sale now at theatre2.org or (479) 443-5600. Support for 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

Playwriting Master Class with Robert Schenkkan

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PLAYWRITING MASTER CLASS with award winning playwright, Robert Schenkkan. Open to all members of the writing community. Mr. Schenkkan will share his insights into the craft and art of playwriting. Come prepared to write. Class size will be limited and registration required.

2016-08-25 22:00:00 2016-08-25 22:00:00 America/Edmonton Playwriting Master Class with Robert Schenkkan PLAYWRITING MASTER CLASS with award winning playwright, Robert Schenkkan. Open to all members of the writing community. Mr. Schenkkan will share his insights into the craft and art of playwriting. Come prepared to write. Class size will be limited and registration required. Robert Schenkkan is a Pulitzer-prize winning, Tony Award winning, Writer's Guild Award winning, two-time Emmy nominated writer of stage, television and film.  He is the author of fourteen original full-length plays, two musicals and a collection of one-act plays. He co-wrote the feature film, The Quiet American and Hacksaw Ridge, and his television credits include: All The Way, The Pacific, The Andromeda Strain and Spartacus. Schenkkan will also be at the library for the T2 Artist Forum at 6:30 on August 25th. This event is open to the public. 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

Crimes & Clues Book Club

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Crimes and Clues Book Club
 
Henry Board Room

Crimes and Clues meets on the second Thursday of the month at 9:30 am.

All are welcome to attend the Fayetteville Public Library's book clubs.

2016-08-11 14:30:00 2016-08-11 16:30:00 America/Edmonton Crimes & Clues Book Club Crimes and Clues Book Club   Henry Board Room Crimes and Clues meets on the second Thursday of the month at 9:30 am. All are welcome to attend the Fayetteville Public Library's book clubs. To join a book club, please stop by the Reference Desk or call 479-856-7250 for more information. no location Fayetteville Public Library

Children's Author Talk: Michael Shoulders

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Is your child a storyteller with a vivid imagination? Then join us for a special author talk by Michael Shoulders!

Michael Shoulders has spent much of his life as a traveler, writer, and student. He spent 14 years as a children's teacher before moving on to become an instructional supervisor. Before retiring, Mr. Shoulders received his doctoral degree in children's education. He has written fifteen picture books, many of which are available for checkout at the library. Some of his titles include "Say Daddy" and "N is for Natural State."

2016-08-06 19:00:00 2016-08-06 19:00:00 America/Edmonton Children's Author Talk: Michael Shoulders Is your child a storyteller with a vivid imagination? Then join us for a special author talk by Michael Shoulders! Michael Shoulders has spent much of his life as a traveler, writer, and student. He spent 14 years as a children's teacher before moving on to become an instructional supervisor. Before retiring, Mr. Shoulders received his doctoral degree in children's education. He has written fifteen picture books, many of which are available for checkout at the library. Some of his titles include "Say Daddy" and "N is for Natural State." Now Mr. Shoulders travels to more than 80 schools and libraries a year, inspiring children to learn to write their own stories. He discusses the writing process, how his books were researched, and the physical process of how the books are made. This talk will be targeted towards early elementary ages (primarily grades K-3rd) but all are welcome to attend. no location Fayetteville Public Library

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