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Thompson Library to Temporarily Close April 24

Thompson Library will be closed Monday, April 24, so that new materials may be installed. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, April 25. For more information, please call 821-3060.

Cara Brookins

Cara Brookins 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 Cara Brookins, author of Rise: How a House Built a Family. Brookins will be featured at this year's Arkansas Literary Festival.

john gould fletcher library

Fletcher Library to Temporarily Close Beginning April 12

Please Note: Patrons may continue to return books to Fletcher Library during construction, using the exterior book drop. However, construction may delay the processing of returned items; any applicable fines will be adjusted accordingly.

Fletcher Library will close for remodeling and expansion from Wednesday, April 12, through early August. An exact reopening date will be released at a later time. More info »

fiction & fact: a war dialogue

A North Little Rock Veteran's Story of Humanities Programs and CALS

With early presidential drafts of the federal budget including severe cuts to arts and humanities programs, the Central Arkansas Library System wants to highlight a poignant reminder of how those programs help people in ways we never anticipated. The following account came unsolicited from a veteran who attended a grant-funded CALS program last year. More info »


Help for 1st Generation Kindle Owners Using Overdrive App

First-generation Kindle Fire users are no longer able to access their library's collections using the OverDrive legacy app (alternately known as the OverDrive Media Console, or OMC, v. 2.6.6). However, users may still borrow Kindle Book titles from their library's OverDrive collection (using either another device (non-Kindle Fire) or a computer) and redeem them on their Amazon accounts. More info »