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New from CALS – Off The Shelf

Off the Shelf will feature new releases in both physical and digital media, exhibitions, and highlight larger system- wide programs. We hope this publication serves our patrons by providing current news about our collection-- the foundation of all great libraries.
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Main on the Move

Main Library will be closing to the public to undergo renovations in Fall 2023; this page will be continuously updated with the latest news. Read this article from Soiree that explains the move.

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January 27, 2023

On January 26, the CALS Board of Directors met in the Darragh Center at Main for the monthly board meeting;

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xkcd Webcomic and What if? Series Creator : Author Talk with Randall Munroe

Please join for what is sure to be the most fun-filled hour of the day as we chat online with Randall Munroe about his new book What If? 2: Additional Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions.
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Six Bridges presents: Stephen Markley, The Deluge

Join us for an exciting virtual event with Stephen Markley, as he discusses his new book The Deluge. Stephen Markley is the acclaimed author of Ohio, which NPR called a “masterpiece.” A graduate of the Iowa Writer’s Workshop, Markley’s other books include the memoir Publish This Book and the travelogue Tales of Iceland. Steve Straessle will moderate.
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Williams Winter Wonderland

Join us as we kick off Library Lover’s Month with a Winter-themed party at the Williams Library! Enjoy soup and sandwiches then watch a scientific ice cream demonstration and make your own concoction from the cocoa bar. Have a (snow) ball playing fun games for all ages with a winter bend, like building an igloo from marshmallows or become an artic explorer and search for long lost books,

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Back in a Spell – Author Talk with Lana Harper

Join us for a magical evening with New York Times bestselling author Lana Harper as she discusses the enchanting third installment of her immensely popular The Witches of Thistle Grove series, Back in a Spell.
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Resolutions made easy with CALS

The new year typically means resolutions; the top five changes that you usually find on any list will include: getting healthy, learning a new skill, get organized, focus on financial goals, quit a bad habit, and our personal favorite – read more. CALS can help with all of these and more.
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Birdwatching kits available at CALS!

Thanks to a generous memorial gift from the family of Alan Ross Kumpe, each CALS branch has birdwatching kits available for checkout to all CALS cardholders. Each kit contains a carrying bag, Celestron binoculars, binocular guide, polishing cloth, lens caps (three), and one book (Birds of Arkansas).

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Check out a Binge Box!

A Binge Box contains four to six movies to satisfy your viewing needs for hours on end. Each binge box includes dvds based on actor, director, subject matter, genre, era and eclectic themes such as “Movies With Debatable Endings,” and “Intelligent Life Is Out There…Somewhere” Perfect for holiday breaks, family film festivals, road trips and more, binge boxes can be found on our catalog.

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