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Fletcher



    location & hours
  • 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

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

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