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November Elections Info

There are two special elections scheduled for our service area. The first is the Annual School Election, set for November 2nd. The second is the CALS Millage Election, set for November 9th .For registration, early voting, and precinct voting information, please go to votepulaski.net. Please note: some polling locations have changed since the last election cycle.


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6BBF Author Profile: Nichole Perkins

Cracking open a copy of Sometimes I Trip on How Happy We Could Be feels like flipping through Nichole Perkins’s personal diary. Each chapter is an essay, giving the reader brief looks into her life at different pivotal stages, starting at age 5, when Perkins has already become aware of the power and responsibility brought to her as a female.


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6BBF Author Profile: Mary Roach

Mary Roach has an easy, light humor about her, so it’s no surprise that she would take complex scientific topics and naturally inject humor into them. Roach began her career in magazine writing and claims she had “no real sellable talents,” though that is clearly not the case. She says that her career was shaped by the relationships she made with a few key editors,


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6BBF Author Profile: Ross King

Ross King is the award-winning author of books on Italian and French art, including Brunelleschi’s Dome and Michelangelo and the Pope’s Ceiling. His latest, a story that could only be told by an art historian, The Bookseller of Florence: The Story of the Manuscripts That Illuminated the Renaissance,


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6BBF Author profile: Walter Ruby & Sabeeha Rehman

Walter Ruby is an activist in Muslim-Jewish relations who has organized hundreds of twinning events bringing together thousands of Jews and Muslims in countries around the world. A veteran journalist, he has written articles for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal,


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Mapping Downtown Little Rock History

Have you ever looked around downtown Little Rock and wondered about its architectural history? Perhaps you’ve seen some of the vacant spaces and thought to yourself, “I wonder what used to be there?” Well, now some of those questions can be answered. The CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies has created a mapping project that utilizes Google Earth to reveal the architectural history of downtown Little Rock.


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September 28 is Voter Registration Day

Before you get out to rock the vote, you have to be registered to vote! Many CALS branches are voting locations, so hopefully you already think of us when you think of your civic duties, and now we’re here to help you become a registered voter. You can pick up a voter registration any time at your most convenient library branch,


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