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
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...