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Williams



    location & hours
  • 1800 Chester Street
    Little Rock, AR 72206
    501-376-4282
  • 10 a.m -8 p.m. Tue. & Thu.
    10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon., Wed., Fri. & Sat.
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  • Library Manager: Latina Sheard

About the Library

Sue Cowan Williams Library was constructed in 1997 in downtown Little Rock. In addition to a wide selection of books and audio/visual items, the 8,500-square-feet facility offers public computers, wireless Internet access, and a public meeting room. Williams offers a wide range of programs for children and teens.

People of the Library

Sue Cowan Williams was a Little Rock schoolteacher who, in 1942, won a lawsuit seeking equal pay for black teachers and white teachers.

News & Announcements

  • Butler Center Books Earn Two ALA Awards
    The Central Arkansas Library System's (CALS) Butler Center for Arkansas Studies is pleased to announce that two books published by Butler Center Books have won awards from the Arkansas Library Association (ALA) as the best Arkansas-related books publ...