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Flipster

Children's Library to be Closed on Saturday, October 1

The Central Arkansas Library System's (CALS) Hillary Rodham Clinton Children's Library and Learning Center, 4800 W. 10th Street, will be closed on Saturday, October 1 to accommodate heavy traffic due to the Arkansas Razorbacks game at War Memorial Stadium. The Children's Library will resume normal operating hours on Sunday, October 2. For more information, please call 978-3870.

Flipster

Browse the Latest Digital Magazines with Flipster

CALS patrons can access their favorite digital magazines using Flipster from EBSCO Information Services beginning Monday, August 1. Flipster is a next-generation magazine service that allows people to browse digital versions of the latest issues of popular magazines, courtesy of the library. Only a library card is needed to use Flipster. More info » | Launch Flipster now »

dee brown library

Dee Brown Library Temporarily Closed for Expansion

Dee Brown Library is closed for remodeling and expansion through late September. An exact reopening date will be released at a later time. The 2200 square foot expansion will allow the Dee Brown Library to add a teaching kitchen, a maker lab with space and equipment for hands-on learning, and an expanded outdoor deck area. More info »

fiction & fact: a war dialogue

Book Group for Veterans: Fiction and Fact Applications Now Available

The Central Arkansas Library System’s (CALS) has received one of seventeen national grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for Fiction & Fact: A War Dialogue with Veterans, a two-year project to be offered beginning in Fall 2016. More info »

Sue Cowan Williams

CALS is Preserving Sue Cowan Williams' History

Very little is recorded about Sue Cowan Williams who made a difference to African American teachers in the Little Rock School District by requesting equal pay for all teachers. The Sue Cowan Williams Library will conduct interviews with community members who knew Mrs. Williams to preserve the history of her life. More info »

radioCALS

Listen to Radio CALS on KABF 88.3 Each Friday

Catch Radio CALS, a weekly two-hour radio show on KABF 88.3 FM, each Friday, noon-2 p.m. Radio CALS features music and stories about Arkansas from the collections of the Butler Center, the CALS Arkansas history department, as well as news of CALS programs and services. Listen live on www.kabf.org or subscribe to our podcast iTunes | Google Play .