Due to continued possible hazardous road conditions, all branches and buildings of the Central Arkansas Library System will be open reduced hours Wednesday, January 17, from 12pm - 6pm.

CALS Staff


Library Director: Nate Coulter

Deputy Executive Director of Library Operations and
Director of Literacy & Learning: Lisa Donovan

Deputy Executive Director of Business Operations and
Director of Finance: Jackie Patel

Director of Development: Cathy Sanders

Director of Special Collections and
Director of the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies: David Stricklin

Director of Library Resources: Carol Coffey

Director of Operations: Adam Bearden

Director of Human Resources: Candace White

Construction Coordinator: Jennifer Chilcoat

Head of Information Services: Katie Jones

Head of Circulation: Mike Brooks

Collection Development: Philip Jones

Interlibrary Loan: Lee Razer

Bill Clinton State Government Project Coordinator: Glenn Whaley

Encyclopedia of Arkansas: Guy Lancaster

Arkansas Literary Festival: Brad Mooy

Head of Adult Programming: Kristen Cooke

Digital Innovation and Technology Manager: Nathan James

Webmaster: Scott Kirkhuff

Volunteer Coordinator: Christopher Beaumont

Security Manager: Chris Ketterman

Branch Managers

Main Library: Terri Dykes

Main Library Youth Services & Level 4: Amanda Ferguson

Brooks: Vernon Johnson, Jr.

Children's Library & Learning Center: Rettina Hill

Dee Brown: Brian Martin

Fletcher: Liz Wooley

Maumelle: Marilyn Cash

McMath: Laura Hodo

Milam: Jan Guffey

Nixon: Cindy Powell

Sanders: Ginann Swindle

Rooker: Audrey Taylor

Terry: Natalie Marlin

Thompson: Mary Louise Cantwell

Williams: Latina Sheard

Branch Services Coordinators

Head of Main, Circulation, Information Services,
Patron Services: Terri Dykes

Youth Services Coordinator, Main Youth Services,
Children's Library & Learning Center: Ellen Samples

Dee Brown, McMath, Fletcher, Williams: Joe Hudak

Brooks, Maumelle, Milam, Nixon: Joe Hudak

Rooker, Sanders, Terry, Thompson: Margaret Yates