News & Events @ the Springdale Public Library

Library News & Special Events

Hispanic Heritage Celebration
Saturday, September 23
2:00 pm
Library Gallery

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Folkloric Ballet Herencia de Mexico and refreshments on Saturday, September 23, at 2:00 pm in the Library Gallery. This event is free and registration is not required. For more information, call the Library at 479-750-8180 or email

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale
Wednesday, October 4 - Sunday, October 8

The Springdale Public Library Annual Book Sale will be held Wednesday, October 4 – Sunday October 8. The sale will have a large selection of print and audio material and will be held in the Library Gallery during operating hours. Friends of the Library members who show their membership card at check-out will get a fifty percent discount. For more information, call 479-750-8180.

Indie Author Day 2017
Saturday, November 4
2:00 pm

Calling all local NWA Authors! Join us for author readings, Q & A sessions and a chance to buy local author books. Authors should register to participate by Saturday, October 21 by calling 479-750-8180, registering online, or visiting in person. Space is limited.

Authors are invited to read a selection from their published or unpublished manuscripts but reading is limited to a maximum length of 10 minutes.

Authors have the option to sell books after the program, but should not bring more than 10 copies to sell in the Library due to limited space.

Refreshments will be provided by the Library.


Art in the Park Fall 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

August 1 - 31
Diane Stinebaugh
Reception: August 7
5:00—6:00 pm

September 1 - 30
Sara Torbett
Reception: September 11
5:00—6:00 pm

October 1- 31
Evan Hallmark
Reception: October 9
5:00—6:00 pm

November 1- 30
Springdale Senior Center Artists
Reception: November 6
5:00—6:00 pm

Programs for Adults

Adulting 101
Second Tuesdays, 6:00 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.

Maker Studio: Sew Simple

SewSimple is a new Maker Studio Program designed for adult sewing enthusiasts interested in learning how to sew. Registration is required as sewing machines are limited. Project supplies will be provided.

To register, please stop by the Information Desk or call the Library at 479-750-8180.

Thursdays, 6:00 pm
September 28: Book/Journal Cover
October 12 & 26: Sleep Mask and Lunch Bag
November 9 & 30: Table Runner and Placemat

Saturdays, 2:00 pm
September 9: Fabric Box
October 14 & 28: Pillow Sham (ruffles) & Throw Pillow Cover (buttonhole)
November 11: Fleece Beanie and/or Fleece Scarf

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.

Thursday, August 3 & 17
September 7 & 21
October 5 & 19
November 2 & 16
6:00—7:00 pm
The Shiloh Room

Weekend Wordshop

Want to learn more about creative writing? Join beginning writers to explore elements of craft! Join us for brainstorming ideas, outlining your novel, creative preparation, helpful tips and encouragement!

September 2 & 16
October 7 & 21
November 4 & 18
2:00—3:00 pm
The Shiloh Room

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

My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She’s Sorry Furiously Happy Lost City of Z
September 19
My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She’s Sorry
by Fredrik Backman
October 17
Furiously Happy
by Jenny Lawson
November 21
Lost City of Z
by David Grann

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

Lost City of Z Underground Railroad Norwegian by Night
September 19
Lost City of Z
by David Grann
October 17
The Underground Railroad
by Colson Whitehead
November 21
Norwegian by Night
by Derek B. Miller

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

Underground Railroad Quiet Furiously Happy
September 16
The Underground Railroad
by Colson Whitehead
October 21
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
by Susan Cain
November 18
Furiously Happy
by Jenny Lawson

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Last updated August 24, 2017