Debra Buckner

Primary Sources: Debra Buckner

Pulaski County Treasurer Debra Buckner talks with Matt DeCample about being a woman in banking during the 80's and 90's, becoming an elected official, and shares stories of showing up on doorsteps to collect back taxes.

Main Library

Some Main Library Services Remain Closed

Until construction in the alleyway between the Main Library and the Library Plaza parking garage is complete, access to the drive-thru window and the exterior book depository will be closed. Please call 918-3000 for more information. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Fletcher Library Renovation Continues

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 has been closed for renovation since Wednesday, April 12, through early August. An exact reopening date will be released at a later time. In the meantime, follow the progress with this photo gallery »

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Please consider providing your feedback about your experience with the CALS Foundation by completing this brief survey. We value your opinion and seek to connect in meaningful ways with those who support the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS). Your help allows CALS to continue to educate and enrich the lives of those in our community.

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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 »