Children's Library is open today. However, due to road closures around War Memorial Stadium, access is limited to traveling north on Madison to 12th Street. More info »


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Solar Eclipse Watch Party

Date: Monday - August 21
        every Mon
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Main Library
Phone: 501-918-3000
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View the first total solar eclipse visible across the continental U.S. in almost 40 years! We'll be set up with special solar telescopes and free eclipse glasses. The eclipse begins at 11:47am, reaches (near) totality at 1:18pm, and ends at 2:27pm.


Splash Pad, Julius Breckling Riverfront Park
Ottenheimer Plaza
Little Rock, AR 72201

The Splash Pad is located to the north of the Main Library, between the River Market and the sculpture garden.

***In case of inclement weather, the live-stream eclipse footage from NASA can be viewed on the big screen in the Darragh Center.***