Children's Library is open today. However, due to road closures around War Memorial Stadium, access is limited to traveling north on Madison to 12th Street. More info »
hattie caraway

Betsey Wright Distinguished Lecture

The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies will host the second annual Betsey Wright Distinguished Lecture, “Hattie Caraway’s Long Shadow: Women in the U.S. Senate,” at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 21, at the CALS Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Ave., Little Rock. There will be a reception immediately following the lecture. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. More info»

Fiction and Fact

Fiction & Fact: A War Dialogue with Veterans

Sponsored by the NEH, Fiction & Fact provides opportunities for veterans to reflect on the war and homecoming experiences through facilitated discussions based on different humanities sources: books, art, film, museum exhibits, oral histories, and blogs. Interested veterans and others with significant experiences related to war and the military are encouraged to apply. The program is free; books and other resources are covered by the NEH grant. More info ».

Ron Robinson Theater

Boos & Booze: I Know What You Did Last Summer

CALS Ron Robinson Theater kicks off the new fall film series, Boos and Booze, on Tuesday, September 26, at 6:00 p.m., with a screening of the 20th anniversary edition of I Know What You Did Last Summer in honor of the 20th anniversary of the Main Library campus. To purchase tickets, visit

Judge Reinhold

Primary Sources: Judge Reinhold

Judge Reinhold chats with Matt DeCample about starting his acting career to impress a girl and how a warehouse dinner theater in Florida prepared him for Hollywood. He shares behind-the-scenes stories about his roles in Stripes, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Beverly Hills Cop, and Ruthless People, and discusses what it was like to be a guest on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.

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 ».