About the Library
Adolphine Fletcher Terry Library was expanded in 2001 to serve the growing west Little Rock community. The 19,030-square-feet facility offers patrons thousands of books and audio/visual items for adults and children, enclosed study rooms, and public Internet access. The Terry Library also offers a variety of monthly programs for children and adults.
People of the Library
Adolphine Fletcher Terry, a Little Rock native, was a library advocate and served as a trustee of the Little Rock Public Library from more than 40 years. She was a proponent of advancing Arkansas' school systems, forming the first school improvement association in the state. She was also the sister of Pulitzer Prize winning poet John Gould Fletcher.
News & Announcements
CALS is Preserving Sue Cowan Williams' History
Sue Cowan Williams made a difference to African American teachers in the Little Rock School District by requesting equal pay for all teachers. Very little is recorded about Mrs. Williams' life, and the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) is workin...
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...
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...