Fletcher



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  • 823 North Buchanan Street
    Little Rock, AR 72205
    501-663-5457
  • 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Wed.
    9 a.m.-6 p.m. Thu.-Sat.
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  • Library Manager: Freddy Hudson

Fletcher Library to Temporarily Closed as of April 12 for Expansion and Renovation

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 »

About the Library

Fletcher Library offers patrons much more than traditional library fare; the facility received recognition from the Arkansas Institute for Architects. Patrons have a wide selection of adult and children's books as well as CDs and DVDs. The 13,500-square-feet library opened in 1996 and provides access to public meeting rooms and programs for all ages.

People of the Library

Poet and author John Gould Fletcher, a Little Rock native, was the first Arkansan to be awarded a Pulitzer Prize. His works include Selected Poems, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize, The Black Rock and The Burning Mountain. He married children's author Charlie May Simon in 1936.

News & Announcements

  • Fletcher Library to Temporarily Close for Expansion and Renovation
    The Central Arkansas Library System’s (CALS) John Gould Fletcher Library, 823 North Buchanan Street, Little Rock, will close for remodeling and expansion from Wednesday, April 12, through early August. An exact reopening date will be released...
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