Month: October 2018

New Primary Sources Podcast: James Fallows

In a special edition of Primary Sources, James Fallows, national correspondent for The Atlantic, speaks about his book Our Towns, a vivid, surprising portrait of the civic and economic reinvention taking place in America, town by town and generally out of view of the national media.” This CALS’ J.N.


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Friends of Libraries Week: How to Volunteer

It’s National Friends of Libraries Week!

From October 21-27, people around the nation are celebrating the Friends who help libraries to raise funds, acquire new collection items, and offer a wide array of community programs.

Volunteers with many kinds of talents can help us in our mission. Volunteers provide system-wide support for branches,


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Celebrating National Friends of Libraries Week

Our Friends of the Library make a big difference!

This week, October 21-27,  the Central Arkansas Library System is highlighting its Friends of the Library group (FOCAL) as part of the 13th annual celebration of National Friends of Libraries Week.

Over 600 community members belong to our Friends group.


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