FPL News

Fayetteville Public Library expansion officially begins with purchase of the former City Hospital property

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Fayetteville Public Library expansion officially begins with purchase of the former City Hospital property Fayetteville Public Library finalized the $2 million purchase today of the former City Hospital property from Washington Regional Medical Center, officially clearing the way for expansion of the library on the four-acre property. “We are very excited to finalize this transaction … Read More

New Interactive “Smart Table” Available at FPL

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

New interactive “smart table” available at Fayetteville Public Library Multi-touch application provides collaborative learning environment for children Fayetteville Public Library recently added an interactive touchscreen table designed to allow children to learn, share ideas and collaborate. The table, which looks like a giant iPad, allows for up to ten simultaneous points of touch which can … Read More

Sponsor Spotlight- First Security Bank

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Sponsor Spotlight- First Security First Security Bank Steeped in a culture of community banking, First Security regularly lends support to organizations that promote literacy, education and wellness. And for the past three years, the Fayetteville Public Library has been a recipient of the bank’s generous underwriting for the Books and Bites program – a youth … Read More

Donor Spotlight- Ann and Morriss Henry

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Donor Spotlight: Ann and Morriss Henry Why we support the library: Ann: When I grew up in Tulsa and my favorite times in the summer were when Mother took us to the Tulsa bookmobile and we got to check out books to bring home and read! Books sent me to another world and taught me … Read More

Fayetteville Public Library Awarded $1,300 Grant to Present “Becoming American”

Monday, August 27, 2018

Fayetteville Public Library has received a $1,300 award to host a six-week program series funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities entitled “Becoming American: A Documentary Film and Discussion Series on Our Immigration Experience.” The series is a public program featuring documentary film screenings and scholar-led discussions designed to engage and enlighten audiences on immigration issues against … Read More

Public Open House Set to Showcase Fayetteville Public Library Expansion Plans

Monday, August 20, 2018

Fayetteville residents are invited to a Fayetteville Public Library Expansion open house on Wednesday, August 29 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. in the library’s Walker Community Room. A team from MSR Architects will review the latest architectural renderings and provide an update on the library’s expansion progress. Light refreshments will be provided. The event is … Read More

Fayetteville Public Library Earns Bicycle Friendly Business Designation by League of American Bicyclists

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Fayetteville Public Library has been recognized with a prestigious Silver-level Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) certification by The League of American Bicyclists, a national bicycling and advocacy organization of nearly 20,000 members. With the announcement of 64 new and renewing BFBs across the country, the library joins a growing list of 1,250 local businesses, government agencies, … Read More

Fayetteville Public Library expansion project to officially begin with July 17 demolition kickoff event at former City Hospital

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Fayetteville Public Library will officially begin their expansion project with a demolition kickoff event at the former City Hospital property on Tuesday, July 17 at 9 a.m. Fayetteville Mayor Lioneld Jordan, along with members of various Fayetteville Public Library boards, will participate. The event is free and open to the public. “We are beyond thrilled … Read More

Fayetteville Public Library selected as 2017 Green Building Legacy Award Winner by U.S. Green Building Council – Arkansas

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Fayetteville Public Library selected as 2017 Green Building Legacy Award Winner by U.S. Green Building Council – Arkansas Fayetteville Public Library has been selected as the 2017 Green Building Legacy Award winner by the U.S. Green Building Council – Arkansas. The award is one of seven given out annually by USGBC Arkansas as part of … Read More