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.

Latitude – An Evening of Stories and Songs

The inaugural event of the new series - Latitude - An Evening of Stories and Songs, features Little Rock native Leslie Darwin O'Brien. Leslie is an American singer and actress best known for her lyric soprano vocals and interpretation. She recently toured Cuba as part of the Havana Jazz Festival. Tickets are $100 each. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance and Central Arkansas Library System. More info & tickets ».

Medical Cannabis FAQ's

Medical Cannabis FAQ's

Speakers from the Arkansas Department of Health, the Drug Policy Education Group, and the Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association will answer questions about the new amendment, the new industry it is creating, the sign up procedure, and how it may impact your community. Saturday, November 18, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. More info ».

Kenneth C. Barnes

Primary Sources: Traci Berry

Traci Berry, organizer of the annual Raid the Rock Adventure Race, talks with the Butler Center's David Stricklin about the challenges and rewards of competing in and organizing expedition races.

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CALS Construction Projects in Maumelle and Sherwood Advance

The Central Arkansas Library System’s (CALS) Maumelle Library, 10 Lake Pointe Dr., Maumelle, and Amy Sanders Library, 31 Shelby Dr., Sherwood, will close temporarily to continue renovation and construction projects in November and December, respectively. The anticipated completion time for both projects is early 2018. More info »