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Adult

Whether you need help with a question, want to learn a new skill or simply want to find a great book to read, the Adult & Reference Services team can help.

Our team helps adults with research, technical assistance, programming, reader’s advisory and scheduled consultations.

Our Adult Collections 

Fiction Collection
Our Fiction Collection includes diverse literary classics from around the world, bestselling authors, genre favorites like mystery, romance, science fiction, and fantasy, as well as comics and graphic novels for adults.

Nonfiction Collection
Our Nonfiction Collection includes materials to aid both researchers and general readers that are curious about science, nature, technology, history, biography, philosophy, art, literature, religions, social sciences, and languages.

World Languages Collection
Our World Languages Collection offers numerous fiction and nonfiction titles for non-English readers.  

Media Collection
Our Media Collection offers film, music, and audiobooks.  

Digital Collection
Our Digital Collection includes downloadable books and resources that are available to you 24/7 wherever you may be. 

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Services  

Book a Librarian

+ Schedule one-on-one consultations for more focused learning, technology assistance, reader’s advisory help, or for expanding your nonprofit, small business and genealogy skills.

+ Help with questions and research needs. 

Interlibrary Loans

+ Interlibrary loan services to borrow materials from other libraries.

Personalized Library List 

+ Get a personal reading reccomendation from FPL librarians.

Test proctoring 

+ Take your proctored test at FPL. We do not proctor GED testing. 
 

Resources for Adults

NoveList Plus - Search our online database for ideas based on your reading preferences. Also great for finding your child's next book.  

Additional Recommended Websites: 

+ Goodreads   

+ Fantastic Fiction  

Adult Events
Wed, Aug 17, 9:30am - 11:00am
Fayetteville Public Library - Koenig Family Fabrication and Robotics Lab
If you have completed Fabrication Lab Orientation this is your time to get making!
Registration is now closed

Wed, Aug 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Reference Zoom
Let's talk books!

Wed, Aug 17, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Fayetteville Public Library - First Security Bank Board Room
Join Rodrigo Salas of E for All for a look at how you can find the customers you need for your product.
This event is full

Wed, Aug 17, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Art & Movement Room
Join Visiting Artist Allison Blevins for this workshop on hybrid writing.

Wed, Aug 17, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Fayetteville Public Library - The Willard and Pat Walker Community Room
Screening of the Ozark Society film directed and produced by Michelle West

Thu, Aug 18, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Audio Production Studio
This class is intended for those interested in recording in the Audio Recording Studio in the Center for Innovation.
This event is full

Thu, Aug 18, 5:30pm - 7:15pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Art & Movement Room
Join facilitator Nic Bellegarde to practice meditation and mindfulness!

Thu, Aug 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - First Security Bank Board Room
Learn the basics of LinkedIn.

Fri, Aug 19, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Ann Henry Board Room
Join this 32-week course towards preparing and earning your high school equivalency diploma. This course will be led completely in Spanish.

Sat, Aug 20, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - First Security Bank Board Room
Join Resplendent Hospitality for a walk through of branding and identity for small businesses.
This event is full

Sat, Aug 20, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - J.B. and Johnelle Hunt Center for Innovation,Photography Studio,Podcasting Booth
Learn the basics of operating a digital camera.
This event is full

Sat, Aug 20, 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Koenig Family Fabrication and Robotics Lab
Bring something broken and learn not only how to fix it, but how fixing it can help change the world!
This event is full

Sat, Aug 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Art & Movement Room
Enjoy swing dancing!
This event is full

Mon, Aug 22, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Art & Movement Room
A team of volunteer yoga instructors will teach a variety of yoga every week.

Canceled
Mon, Aug 22, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library
Join the library and Natural State Distributing as we host SelvaRey Unplugged! This event will feature cocktail samples made with SelvaRey rum and a concert by members of the Silk Sonic band.

Tue, Aug 23, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Video Production Studio
This class is intended for those interested in recording in the Video Studio in the Center for Innovation.
This event is full

Tue, Aug 23, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Koenig Family Fabrication and Robotics Lab
If you have completed Fabrication Lab Orientation, this is your time to get making!
This event is full

Canceled
Tue, Aug 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library
This month's book is "American Spy" by Lauren Wilkinson.

Tue, Aug 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - Ann Henry Board Room
This month's book is "American Spy" by Lauren Wilkinson.

Wed, Aug 24, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Fayetteville Public Library - First Security Bank Board Room
Angela Grayson will walk participants through the basics of filing for patents and trademarks.
This event is full

Wed, Aug 24, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Fayetteville Public Library - The Willard and Pat Walker Community Room
Learn the basics of cryptocurrency.

Adult Events Series

 
We develop programming for adults that is varied and diverse, from yoga and cooking classes to concerts and art exhibitions. Virtual and in-person programs are available. Please note that virtual classes will be noted in the title.

Yoga @ FPL takes place every Monday evening at 6 p.m. Volunteer yoga teachers offer a variety of practices. Classes are accessible to all levels.   

Author Talks showcase a diverse selection of local, regional, and visiting authors. Authors discuss their process, read excerpts and answer audience questions.  Books are often available for sale with the option to get them signed by the author. 

Book Clubs are held once a month on varying days, times, and places. We have a total of seven adult book clubs. 

Intro to Genealogy is a series that assists attendees with finding out and filling in their own history. This monthly class is for those new to genealogy or new to using the genealogy resources at the library. 

Mountain Street Stage is our weekly summer concert series held in our Event Center. It features local artists.

See all events here!