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A Stellar Spring Break at the Baxter County Library

The Baxter County Library is thrilled to announce "A Stellar Spring Break" taking place from March 18 to 22, offering youth an array of eclipse-inspired crafts and snacks throughout the week.

On Milky Way Monday, participants can indulge in an activity crafting DIY Eclipse Pinhole Viewers using cereal boxes while snacking on Sun Chips and Milky Way bars. This is a come-and-go activity, open 9:00 am – 6:30 pm. No registration required.

Celebrate National Library Week 2024

National Library Week Theme: "Ready, Set, Library!"

The theme for National Library Week 2024 resonates with the fast-paced world we live in, reminding us that libraries are the go-to destination for something extraordinary. They provide a space to connect, learn, and focus on what truly matters.

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In celebration of National Library Week, donations for Serenity Domestic Violence Support & Shelter will be accepted in exchange for Library fine forgiveness, up to $50 per card!

Celebrate National Library Week 2024 with Virtual Spirit Week: Ready, Set, Library!

It's that time of the year again—National Library Week (April 8-13) is just around the corner, and we're gearing up for a week of exciting activities at the Baxter County Library. This year's theme, "Ready, Set, Library!", embodies the essence of what libraries stand for in our ever-connected world.

Join the Fun: Share, Snap, and Win with Virtual Spirit Week!

Little House Cast Meets Short Story Contest Winners

The enchanting world of Laura Ingalls Wilder's classic stories came alive at the Baxter County Library, where the winners of the Little House on the Prairie Short Story Contest were announced and were able to meet with some of the cast of the Little House on the Prairie television series on Friday, November 17, 2023.

Baxter County 9th Annual Plant Swap

MOUNTAIN HOME, AR – Spring is in the air again, which means it is time for the Baxter County 9th Annual Plant Swap at the Donald W. Reynolds Library Serving Baxter County. Everyone is welcome to swap plants or seeds with neighbors at the Library on Saturday, April 22, 9:30am to Noon.

Spring Break Staycation

Are you staying home for Spring Break? The Donald W. Reynolds Library invites you to join us for fun activities for the kids and the whole family ALL week long, March 21 -25.

Friends of the Library Silent Auction

The Friends of the Library, a major fund-raising body for the Baxter County Library, is hosting their Silent Auction starting Wednesday, March 30, and running through April 27th in the Library foyer. Silent auction items include jewelry, art, crystal, NASA signed items, and more.

The Baxter County Early Literacy Project

The Baxter County Early Literacy Project recently reported outstanding year-end numbers for the Little Free Library program. In 2021, a total of 1,601 children’s books were distributed free of charge through the Project’s bright yellow little libraries strategically placed throughout Baxter County.

Out of Africa Anita Hayden Collection

For the first time, Anita Hayden's private collection of African art, tools, clothing, and more will be on display in the Twin Lakes Area at the Donald W. Reynolds Library Serving Baxter County.