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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.