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FOCAL Membership

FOCAL raises funds for CALS through book sales, membership fees, and the sale of books at River Market Books & Gifts (RMBG). This money is used for projects like branch grants, Community Book Club Kits, movie licenses, Summer Reading Club, storytimes, and many public programs at CALS’ fourteen branches.


Senior (60+)

$ 25


$ 35


$ 75

  Purchase a Membership
2 Tickets to a CALS Movie Program at CALS Ron Robinson Theater ($10 value)
Early Entrance to the Main Library basement book sale (minor children admitted with guardian)
50% Discount on used books at River Market Books & Gifts (RMBG) applies only during book sales
20% Discount on all merchandise for card holder at RMBG
10% Discount at Bookends Café
FOCAL Point Newsletter distributed quarterly
Weekly library emails
Book plate placed in a book ($25 value)
Library services vouchers
Invitations to members-only events
2 Tickets to one CALS ticketed special event (Author Party, Arkansas Sounds concert, movie event, or other special event) ($50-100 value)
Behind the scenes library tour
Invitations to VIP events
Additional recognition throughout the year

Memberships also may be purchased at any CALS branch or at the door during any FOCAL event. For more information, contact Lee Ann Hoskyn 501-918-3029.

Weekend Book Sale Passes

Anyone interested in early access to the book sales without FOCAL membership may purchase a wristband for each sale.

    Weekend Book Sale Pass
  • $5 wristband – early entrance for one adult to the Main Library basement book sale only (minor children admitted with guardian)

Volunteer Opportunities

Are you interested in volunteering your time and energy to FOCAL? Click here to download the FOCAL Volunteer Information form. For more information, please contact Lee Ann Hoskyn, CALS Volunteer Coordinator, at 501-918-3029.

FOCAL Membership Form