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   Forrest City Library, 421 S. Washington St., Forrest City, AR 72335

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Open Hours
  Fall/Spring Hours:
  September 6

  Mon - Wed: 9am-6pm
  Thurs: 9am-5pm
  Friday: 9am-2pm
  Saturday: 9am-1pm   Sunday: Closed

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Contact Information
  Contact Information:

  Phone: (870) 633-5646
  Fax: (870) 633-5647
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Adult fiction, adult non-fiction, and children's books may be checked out for a period of two weeks.  A charge of 20 cents per day applies to all overdue books.

Over two dozen popular magazines are available in a rack near the front desk.  These cannot be checked out of the library.  Back issues are kept for 1 to 3 years.

DVDs and Audio Tapes
DVDs can be checked out for two weeks, audio tapes for two weeks.  Overdue charges are one dollar per day for DVDs, 20 cents per day for audio.

There are six computers with Internet access available to library patrons.  You must sign a computer consent form and have a library card.

Office Machines

There is a copy machine (20 cents per copy, b/w only) for use by library patrons.  There is not a public-use fax machine at this time.

Newspaper Archives

The library maintains an archive of local newspapers, some dating back to 1887.  These records are on hard drive cannot be checked out.

Residents living in the city limits of Forrest City are eligible for library cards free of charge.  Residents living out of the city limits are required to pay a yearly user fee of $15.00.  This fee allows anyone living at that residence to get a card.  A state-issued ID and proof of residence is required when applying for a card.  The proof of residence should be a piece of mail received at that residence.  Anyone under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian with them to sign for their card and to sign the computer policy.