News & Events @ the Springdale Public Library

Library News & Special Events

Now available to Springdale Public Library patrons: The New York Times Online

We are excited to announce our new digital subscription to The New York Times Online. Library patrons will have unlimited access to and can now enjoy articles, blogs, videos, podcasts, real-time market data and more, including full access to International, Chinese and Spanish editions. also includes 20,000 topic pages, which consolidate news, reference and archival information in an easy-to-use format that is a reliable alternative to Wikipedia.

To access NYT Online at the Library, simply visit and click Log In in the top right corner. Sign up for a free account, or log in with an existing account. As long as you're using the Library's computers or wireless network, you'll have access to the entire NYT site, with the sole exception of the crossword puzzle.

To access NYT Online at home, click on this link. You'll then be given a code for 72 hours of access. Click Redeem Code to get started. From there, either sign up for a free account or log in with an existing one. When your 72 hours are over, you're welcome to redeem another code!

If you have any questions about this resource or need any assistance, chat with us during regular library hours or call us at 479.750-8180.

Art in the Park Winter Exhibit Schedule

Stop by the Library Gallery to check out a new local artist or group of artists every month! For more information about the Art in the Park program, email us at

December 1 - 31
Shirley Morriss
Reception: December 4
5:00—6:00 pm

January 1 - 31
Reese Abbott
Reception: January 8
5:00—6:00 pm

February 1- 28
George Elementary Students
Reception: February 5
5:00—6:00 pm

Programs for Adults

Adulting 101
Second Tuesdays, 6:30 pm

Adulting can be hard but the Library is here to help! Join us for our monthly club and learn how to create schedules, life organizers, plan meals, budgets, and more! To register, please contact the Library in person, by telephone (479.750.8180), or online.

Think Tank Thursdays
Last Thursday of each month at 12 pm

Join us for Think Tank Thursdays where we will explore overviews from a variety of interesting informational topics and discover ways to improve your research skills to find real, accurate information on your own. Bring a bag lunch; the Library will provide refreshments and dessert.

Fiction Forge Adult Creative Writing Workshop

The Fiction Forge

Share your writing and participate in critique and discussion with the group led by Library Information Assistant Erin Collum.

At the Springdale Public Library:
Thursday, December 21
Thursday,January 4 & 18
Thursday,February 1 & 15
6:00—7:00 pm

At ONYX Coffee Lab:
Thursday, December 14
January 11 & 25
February 8 & 22
6:00—7:00 pm

SPL Monthly Book Clubs

The Library hosts four book clubs for people of all reading interests. The groups read a variety of popular and award-winning fiction and nonfiction. For more information, call 479-750-8180 or email

Books on Tap
Third Tuesday of Each Month
7:00 pm
Black Apple Crossing
321 E. Emma Ave., Springdale

Quiet Missile Paradise Lovecraft Country
December 19
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
by Susan Cain
January 16
Missile Paradise
by Ron Tanner
February 20
Lovecraft Country
by Matt Ruff

Booked for Lunch
Third Tuesday of Each Month
12:00 pm
Shiloh Room

My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She’s Sorry The Woman in Cabin 10 Leonard
December 19
My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She’s Sorry
by Fredrick Backman
January 16
The Woman in Cabin 10
by Ruth Ware
February 20
by William Shatner

A Whole Latte Books
Third Saturday of Each Month
2:00 pm
ONYX Coffee Lab
7058 W. Sunset Ave., Springdale

The Woman in Cabin 10 All the Bright Places Missile Paradise
December 16
The Woman in Cabin 10
by Ruth Ware
January 20
All the Bright Places
by Jennifer Niven
February 17
Missile Paradise
by Ron Tanner

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Last updated November 29, 2017