Susan Altrui

Susan Altrui Featured on CALS Primary Sources Podcast

Primary Sources, features extended conversations with politicians, artists, journalists, activists, business leaders -- each with a unique perspective on the history, society, culture, and politics of life in Arkansas. This week we hear from Susan Altrui, Director of the Little Rock Zoo.

maumelle library

Maumelle Library Open for Regular Hours, February 25

UPDATE 2/24/17: A previously planned power outage in Maumelle that would have required reduced operating hours for the Maumelle Library on Saturday, February 25, has been cancelled.  A new date for the planned outage has not been announced.  For more information, please call 851-2551.

roosevelt thompson library

Construction Updates for Thompson, Fletcher, and Maumelle Libraries

Thompson Library will reopen to the public Wednesday, March 8. Fewer parking spaces will be available at Fletcher, beginning Monday, February 27.  For more on these and other construction updates, click here »

fiction & fact: a war dialogue

Book Group for Veterans: Fiction and Fact Applications Now Available

The Central Arkansas Library System’s (CALS) has received one of seventeen national grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for Fiction & Fact: A War Dialogue with Veterans, a two-year project to be offered beginning in Fall 2016. More info »


Listen to Radio CALS on KABF 88.3 Each Wednesday

Catch Radio CALS, a weekly half-hour radio show on KABF 88.3 FM, each Wednesday from 6-6:30 p.m. Radio CALS features music and stories about Arkansas from the collections of the Butler Center, the CALS Arkansas history department, as well as news of CALS programs and services. Listen live on or subscribe to our podcast iTunes | Google Play .