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.

New Year, New Reads

The Central Arkansas Library System wants you to read your way into the new year with New Year New Reads 2014. All you have to do is read or listen to the book of your choice, then submit a 14 word review. The most creative 14 word book review submitted via e-mail or tweet between Monday, January 6 and Sunday, February 16, will be eligible to win a Kindle Fire! Entries submitted in person to your local branch may be eligible for alternate prizes (check with your favorite branch). Submit your review online in one of two ways:

  1. email to NewYearNewReads@cals.org
  2. tweet @calibrarysystem using the hashtag #NYNR14.

Example Entries

Catcher in the Rye: teenage angst and rebellion as toldy by whiny rich kid #NYNR14

Eats, Shoots, & Leaves: funny look at serious topic of punctuation. #NYNR14

Persepolis: Iranian revolution in a comic strip. #NYNR14