Updated Monday, March 31, 2014

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Money Smart Week
Shopping Matters Class
Saturday, April 5, 10:00am
For anyone interested in learning about shopping for nutritional value on a budget. Taught by Executive Director of the Food Bank of North Central Arkansas Jeff Quick. REGISTER

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eBooks and Audio Books
Download eBooks and eAudio Books with your Library Card number and PIN. All mobile devices require some set up.  For set up instructions, click the "Library2Go" button and select "Help". If you need additional assistance, email


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FAFSA Workshop
Saturday, April 5, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Professionals will be on hand to assist current and future college students fill out and submit their Free Application for Federal and Student Aid (FAFSA).

Story Times
Wednesday, April 9 and Saturday, April 12, 10:30am
Enjoy these story times with stories and a craft with a money-themed twist. 

How to Entertain a Family on a Shoestring Budget
Tuesday, April 8, 6:00pm
Get some great ideas for fun, low cost or no cost family day trips and activities in our area.  Presenters include representatives from the Bull Shoals/White River State Park, the Mountain Home Chamber of Commerce, and the Baxter County Library.

Freegal Artists
Music Downloads You Can Keep
Browse Freegal for access to millions of songs including Sony Music’s extensive catalog. Download up to three songs a week at NO CHARGE with your Library Card number and PIN. This service is made possible by the Baxter County Library Foundation.


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Arkansas Heritage Series
Issues & Viewpoints Book Discussion
Wednesday, April 2, 1:30pm
Discussing Arkansas Late in the Civil War and Bald Knobbers Chronicles of Vigilante Justice with author Vincent Anderson.

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eBooks for Kids &Teens
Discover TumbleBooks - three collections of online books, audio books, and videos for beginning readers through high school students.

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Don Pedi Dulcimer Show
Saturday, April 5, 10:30am
Don Pedi, dulcimer maker and performer, presents dulcimer stories and music for all ages with David McKinney.

Murder Mystery Tour
Saturday, April 26, 1:00pm
Hear tales of murder, visit grave sites and murder locations with historian Maryanne Edge. Meet at the Library.


Learning Express

Learning Express Practice Tests
On-line practice tests for the Commercial Driver's License Exam, GED, SAT, ACT, GMAT, Miller's Analogy Test, LSAT, and more!

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Get a Sense for Space
Visit scale models of the Sun, Mercury, Venus, and Earth at the Library.  For more information on the Community Orrery Project, click HERE

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Enjoy the Blackbird Café
Located in the Library, serving delicious coffee, baked goods, soups, salads, and sandwiches!

Mon - Fri      7:00am - 5:00pm
Sat     7:00am - 2:00pm
Closed Sunday


Libraries Change Lives - Show Your Support
Show your support for libraries.  Sign the American Library Association Declaration for the Right to Libraries HERE.

  What is the Library worth to you?
You know how much the Library means to you...but do you know how much it is worth to you in dollars and cents? Visit this LIBRARY VALUE CALCULATOR to see how your annual Library usage adds up!
  2013 Annual Report
Click HERE to view the Baxter County Library's 2013 Annual Report.
  Local Scholarships Available
Click HERE for scholarship applications.
  Looking Forward...Exhibits Coming to the Library
Click HERE for info.



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