Fayetteville Public Library Announces June Calendar of Events

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) – The Fayetteville Public Library has released its June calendar of events.

According to a press release, you can visit faylib.org/events for registration links and for more information on any of the following events. Masks are recommended for unvaccinated guests per city health guidelines. Masks are no longer mandatory for those who are fully vaccinated.


Yoga @ FPL, Mondays, 6 p.m., Salle Art & Mouvement. A team of volunteer yoga instructors will teach a variety of in-person yoga classes each week.

Mindfulness Meditation, Thursdays, 5.30 p.m., Salle Art & Mouvement. Instructor Nic Bellegarde will teach mindfulness through meditation each week. Registration is mandatory.

Introduction to Yoga, Wednesdays from June 8 to 29, 6 p.m., Art & Mouvement room. Rachel Ingenthron will lead a weekly introductory yoga series accessible to a wide range of abilities. Registration is mandatory.

GED Classes, Viernes, June 3, 10 & 17, 10 a.m. / Fridays, June 3, 10 & 17, 10 a.m., Salle du Conseil Ann Henry. Crowder College instructor Ayme Villanueva leads this 24-week course to prepare for and earn a secundaria equivalency credential. This course will be conducted completely in Spanish. A tablet and the materials of the General Educational Desarrollo (GED) study are free for eligible participants. Registrar is required.

Crowder College instructor Ayme Villanueva will lead this 24-week course to prepare for and earn a high school equivalency diploma. This course will be taught entirely in Spanish. A tablet and study materials for General Educational Development (GED) are free for eligible participants. Registration is mandatory.

Author Conference: An Evening with David Grann, Thursday, June 2, 7 p.m., Event Center. The library is proud to welcome David Grann, New York Times #1 bestselling author and award-winning editor of The New Yorker magazine. Books will be available for sale and a signing session will follow the event. First come, first served. For planning reasons, registration is required.

Mountain Street Scene: The Sons of Otis Malone, Sunday, June 5, 2 p.m., Event Center. Local folk band The Sons of Otis Malone will kick off the 2022 Mountain Street Stage concert series.

Exploratory dance with Lela Besom, Tuesday 7 June, 6 p.m., Salle Art & Mouvement. Instructor Lela Besom will teach dancers to use their imaginations and practice mindful body awareness to explore movement and their deep inner worlds. This is an inclusive, welcoming adult course for all levels. No experience necessary. Registration is mandatory.

Author Discussion: Beth Brickell – “Solving Maud Crawford’s Puzzle” Tuesday, June 7, 6 p.m., Willard & Pat Walker Community Hall. Author Beth Brickell will discuss ‘Solving the Maud Crawford Puzzle’, the fourth and final book in her series exploring what happened to Camden community leader Maud Crawford, the city’s most notorious missing person case. ‘Arkansas. Books will be available for sale and signing after the event. Registration is mandatory.

Mountain Street Stage: Tacie & the Sunshine Band, Sunday, June 12, 2 p.m., Event Center. Tacie & the Sunshine Band will continue the 2022 Mountain Street Stage concert series. It’s a five-piece band that plays a mix of bluegrass, gospel and country.

“Tang’s Asian Market” – Film and Discussion, Monday, June 13, 6 p.m., Willard & Pat Walker Community Hall. This Southern Foodways Alliance documentary profiles Shu Lan Tang, owner of Tang’s Asian Market in Springdale.

Diversion of food waste in Fayetteville, Wednesday, June 15, 6 p.m., Willard & Pat Walker Community Hall. Taylor Gladwin, Environmental Educator for the City of Fayetteville, will host this talk on food waste diversion in Fayetteville. Participating Fayetteville residents will be able to take home a free bucket of food waste. Registration is mandatory.

rain barrel workshop, Thursday, June 16, 10 a.m., JB & Johnelle Hunt Family Gathering Glade. Jane Maginot, county extension worker and stormwater educator, will lead participants in creating rain barrels to capture runoff from rooftops. All supplies will be provided. Registration is mandatory.

Conquering the kitchen: fish isn’t just for frying, Saturday, June 18, 2 p.m., Educational kitchen. The kitchen team will teach healthy techniques to prepare sustainably sourced fish for quick and delicious dinners. Registration is mandatory.

Community vaccination clinic, Wednesday, June 22, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., Ziegler reception room. In partnership with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, the library hosts a community immunization clinic. Free flu shots and Pfizer COVID-19 shots will be available for anyone 5 years and older. Participants who complete a short survey will receive a $20 gift card.

Generative Poetry Workshop – With guest artist Allison Blevins, Wednesday, June 22, 6 p.m., Willard & Pat Walker Community Hall. Read, write and learn to critique poetry with guest artist Allison Blevins. Participants are asked to bring five copies of an original poem. Registration is mandatory.

Lottery, Saturday 25 June, 2 p.m., Salle Art & Mouvement. ¡Acompáñenos a una tarde de Lotería con toda la familia! Jugaremos la nueva version del juego original: Millennial Lotería. This event is bilingual. Saber jugarlo es útil pero no obligatorio.

Take part in a Lotería afternoon with the whole family! Visitors will play using the Millennial Lotería game, a new version of the original game. Knowledge of the game is helpful but not required.

Mountain Street Scene: Adam Ostrar, Sunday, June 26, 2 p.m., Event Center. Adam Ostrar will continue the 2022 Mountain Street Stage concert series. Ostrar is an Austin-based singer-songwriter.


As part of the NPSB program, FPL offers courses related to grant funding opportunities, nonprofit basics, marketing research trends, and entrepreneurship. It offers online and print resources, free workshops and more.

Introduction to Grant Budgets, Tuesday, June 14, 10 a.m., Willard & Pat Walker Community Hall. Join Kaylin Mason, Director of Institutional Giving at the Walton Arts Center, to learn more about the grant budgeting process. Registration is mandatory.

Meet the funders, Wednesday, June 15, 9 a.m., Willard & Pat Walker Community Hall. A panel of funders and nonprofit organizations will answer questions on topics submitted by registered attendees. Registration is mandatory.

Beginning of grant writing, Wednesday, June 22, 10 a.m., Willard & Pat Walker Community Hall. Patty Henson Sullivan of the Ozark Literacy Council will guide participants through the process of writing an effective grant proposal. Registration is mandatory.


Book clubs have resumed in-person meetings. Copies of selected books are available at the reference desk and by curbside pickup.

Virtual: Book Chatter, Wednesday 1 & 15 June, 4 p.m., Zoom. Book Chatter is the perfect place to share your favorite books and listen to recommendations from others. This friendly meeting takes place on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month.

Books and Beers (Apple Blossom) | The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri, Wednesday, June 1, 6 p.m., Apple Blossom Brewing Company | 1550 E Zion Rd #1.

Book talk at night | “The Brothers Sisters” by Patrick DeWittMonday, June 6, 6:30 p.m., Ann Henry Council Chamber.

Book talk | The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar WildeMonday, June 13, 1 p.m., Ann Henry Council Chamber.

Crimes and clues | “American Spy” by Lauren WilkinsonThursday, June 9, 9:30 a.m., Ann Henry Council Chamber.

Books & Breweries (El Sol) | “In Five Years” by Rebecca Serle, Tuesday, June 14, 6 p.m., El Sol Mexican restaurant | 2630 E Citizens Dr # 21.

Detective or Consequences | “The Vapors” by David HillTuesday, June 28, 6 p.m., First Security Bank Board Room.


Classes are for guests aged 13 and over unless otherwise stated.

Meet the coders, Monday, June 6, 5:30 p.m., Fabrication & Robotics Lab. Attend the monthly coding meetup where attendees can problem solve, talk code, and share ideas. This encounter is designed for all skill levels. Please bring your own laptop. Registration is mandatory.

Developing Your Power Statement, Monday, June 6, 6 p.m., First Security Bank Board Room. Jessica Whalen will lead this one-hour workshop where participants craft power statements for their brand, business or organization. Registration is mandatory.

Basic Video Editing with Premier Pro – With Guest Artist Aaron Szabo, Thursday, June 9, 5:30 p.m., JB & Johnelle Hunt Family Center for Innovation. Guest artist Aaron Szabo will lead this hands-on video editing class at the Center for Innovation’s Mac Lab. Sample video footage will be provided.

Arkansas Repair Collective, Saturday June 18, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Fabrication & Robotics Lab. Customers are encouraged to bring broken items to CFI where the Arkansas Repair Collective will teach the basic skills to repair everyday items and electronics. Participants will learn hands-on repair techniques like epoxy resin and soldering. Registration is mandatory.

Tell your brand story through video, Monday, June 20, 6 p.m., JB & Johnelle Hunt Family Center for Innovation. Filmmaker Jessica Whalen will discuss the basics of video production for different platforms, what audiences want to know about your business, how to turn that audience into a supportive community, and how to craft an authentic message for you and your business. company. Registration is mandatory.

CFI foundations: laser cutting and engraving, Thursday, June 23, 5 p.m., Fabrication & Robotics Lab. This workshop will provide users with the basic skills needed to design and develop an Adobe Illustrator file that can be printed on the laser cutter. Files created in this class can be printed during Open Maker Labs. Registration is mandatory.

CFI Career exploration: Aviation, Thursday, June 23, 6 p.m., JB & Johnelle Hunt Family Center for Innovation. Explore various careers in this series of Innovation Centers. In this course, participants will learn from a Fly ARH flight instructor how our simulation lab can help them embark on a new career.

CFI foundations: 3D design, Thursday, June 30, 5 p.m., Fabrication & Robotics Lab. In this course, participants will learn about TinkerCAD: a free and easy-to-use web application that will provide participants with the basics of 3D design. Models made during this course can be printed on our 3D printers during Open Maker Labs or can be picked up later. Registration is mandatory.


Art exhibitions

“Fay Jones Photography” on loan from the City of Fayetteville and UA Special Collectionsfrom Monday May 16 to Monday June 20, Mag/Media Wing.

Various works by guest artist Erin Lorenzenfrom Friday May 20 to Saturday July 31, Lucky Day Gallery.

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