Dee Brown Closed for Renovation Summer 2016
Beginning June 22 and continuing through late September, Dee Brown Library will be closed for expansion and renovation. Please return to this page for updates. After June 22, please call 918-3000 for further information. For more information about the renovation, click here »
About Dee Brown Library
Dee Brown Library is nestled in the heart of southwest Little Rock and offers patrons a wide variety of adult and children's books as well as CDs and DVDs. The 13,500-square-feet library, which opened in 2002, provides access to public study rooms, a meeting room, and an outside deck and boardwalk that lead from Baseline Road to the library.
People of the Library
Dee Brown was a novelist and historian. His most famous work, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, was published in 1970. Brown retired in Arkansas, his home state, in 1973, where he devoted his time to writing.
News & Announcements
Dr. Bobby Roberts Initiates Two New Funds at CALS
Dr. Bobby Roberts has once again demonstrated his ongoing commitment to CALS by making a very generous donation to the library. With his contribution, the Central Arkansas Library System has established two separate funds that will advance goals dea...
CALS' Children's Library Wins National Architecture Award
The Hillary Rodham Clinton Children's Library & Learning Center is one of ten building projects nationwide to win an award from the American Institute of Steel Construction.
The 2016 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structur...
Dee Brown Library to Temporarily Close for Expansion and Renovation
The Central Arkansas Library System's (CALS) Dee Brown Library, 6325 Baseline Road, will close for remodeling and expansion from Wednesday, June 22, through late September. An exact reopening date will be released at a later time.
The 2200 square f...
Browse the Latest Digital Magazines with a CALS Card Beginning August 1
Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) patrons can access their favorite digital magazines using Flipster from EBSCO Information Services beginning Monday, August 1. Flipster is a next-generation magazine service that allows people to browse digital ...
CALS Launches Primary Sources Podcast with Baker Kurrus Interview
The Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) will launch a new podcast, Primary Sources, on Friday, August 12. The inaugural podcast will feature an interview with Baker Kurrus, former Little Rock School District (LRSD) superintendent. The podcast will...
Lit Fest Announces Arabian Nights Writing Contest for Banned Books Week
The Central Arkansas Library System’s (CALS) Arkansas Literary Festival will hold a Banned Books Week writing contest based on the classic, A Thousand and One Nights, also known as the Arabian Nights beginning Thursday, September 1. All entries...