421 South Washington Street, Forrest City Arkansas 72335
Forrest City Public Library, serving an area of 14,700 residents, has a collection of 32,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 1,150 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 1,200 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 4 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $25,000. Patrons make 46,000 visits annually, and check out materials 27,000 times. Thirty-one percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Wynne) East Central Arkansas Regional Library
(Hernando) First Regional Library
(Forrest City) Forrest City Public Library
(Memphis) Memphis/Shelby County Library & Info Ctr
(Munford) Munford-Tipton Memorial Public Library
06/19 Coming to The Forrest City area
Arkansas Scottish Festival Batesville AR April13-14 Located on the campus of Bates College, the festival kicks off with a celtic concert on Friday night and include bagpipe contests and highland dancing competitions.
Arkansas Literary Festival Little Rock AR April18-21 The tenth anniversary gathering with events on both sides of the river. Featuring well known authors Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana.
Riverfest Little Rock AR May24-26 Riverfest is a celebration of visual and performing arts that is held annually over Memorial Day weekend on the banks of the Arkansas River in Little Rock.
Memphis Italian Festival Memphis TN May30-June1 A little taste of Italy, right here in Memphis.
National Championship Chuckwagon Races Clinton AR August31-September2 Chuckwagon Races, Snowy River Race, bronc fanning, music, concerts, camping, trail riding, western trade show, horse and mule clinics, seminars, and barn dances.
Arkansas Rice Festival Weiner AR October11-12 Observing the rich heritage of rice farming in Arkansas and celebrating harvest. See and old time rice threshing demonstration and the youth duck calling contest.