Due to continued possible hazardous road conditions, all branches and buildings of the Central Arkansas Library System will be open reduced hours Wednesday, January 17, from 12pm - 6pm.
2018 Arkansas Literary Festival

2018 Lit Fest Tickets Available Now

A concert with the Queen of Rockabilly, a celebration of Maya Angelou, an evening with a world-renowned author, a tribute to a rock legend, an afternoon of artisanal baking – reserve your ticket to attend one or all of these now!.

CALS Tech Card Student Portal

CALS Tech Card Student Portal

For the 2017-18 school year CALS is partnering with several local schools to provide students with improved access to research and reading materials through the Tech Card Program. Students in participating schools will be issued a Tech Card which can be used to access the library's electronic resources from school or home. For more information, please contact our Youth Services Department at outreach@cals.org.

Visit the CALS Tech Card Student Portal now »

The renamed Bobby L. Roberts Library of Arkansas History and Art

Building Renamed to Honor Former Library Director

CALS has renamed the Arkansas Studies Institute (ASI) the Bobby L. Roberts Library of Arkansas History and Art in honor of the former CALS executive director who served in the position for more than twenty years before retiring in 2016. CALS Board of Trustees approved the motion in December. More info »