All branches of the Central Arkansas Library System will be closed Friday, October 20, for staff development sessions. Regular hours will resume Saturday, October 21. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Charles Stewart

Primary Sources: Charles Stewart

Charles Stewart sits with Matt Decample to talk about how growing up in a large family help shaped his character, how he started the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame, and how they are celebrating the Hall's 25th anniversary.

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Give us 3 minutes…CALS Rebranding Survey

In 2018, visitors to the Central Arkansas Library System’s (CALS) website will encounter a fresh look and easier navigation. To complete the first phase of this process, we are asking for your help as a patron of CALS. Please complete a short online survey. It's only three questions, but your answers will help us increase our visibility in the community and improve the public's awareness of the many resources and services available from the Central Arkansas Library System. The survey expires Friday, November 3.

The Fog of War

The Fog of War

The story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense under President John F. Kennedy and President Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara. FREE and open to the public Wednesday, November 8, at 6:30 p.m. at CALS Ron Robinson Theater. RSVP requested | More info ».

Self-published and Small Press Book Fair

Self-published & Small Press Book Fair

Meet and greet many self-published authors and small press representatives. Books will be available for purchase. Saturday, November 11, 1-4:00 p.m. Free and open to the public.  Self-published authors and representatives from small presses can register to participate in this book fair which coincides with our Friends of Central Arkansas Libraries book sale. Click here for registration info ».