Oley E. Rooker Library is located in the southwestern area of Little Rock. The 13,500 square foot building provides books, audiovisual, and electronic materials for children, teens, and adults, as well as public computers, wireless access, programs for all age groups, and a meeting room.
People of the Library
The library was named for Oley Eldon Rooker, an active advocate of the southwest Little Rock community for many years.
News & Announcements
2016 Distinguished Lectures Announced
The Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) announces Kate Andersen Brower, Rabia Chaudry, and Julia Reed as the remaining 2016 distinguished lecturers. All three lectures are free and open to the public and will take place in the Ron Robinson Theat...
Thompson Library To Close for Remodeling and Expansion
The Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) Roosevelt Thompson Library, 38 Rahling Circle, will close for remodeling and expansion on Thursday, November 10. A re-opening date will be announced at a later date.
The expansion will allow the Thompson Li...
CALS Sets Food for Fines Dates
Shed unwanted library fines this holiday season. The Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) is continuing its tradition of helping those in need by holding its annual Food for Fines event from Monday, December 5 through Sunday, December 11.
The Food ...