Month: August 2021

Banned Books Week Writing Contest

Get your pens and computers ready, this year’s banned book week is celebrating Persepolis, a coming of age story about Marji, a young Iranian girl who grew up in a time of turbulence, and looking at the world from her perspective. While the book (and subsequent film) have received accolades, including being named one of the best books the year it was released by The New York Times,

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2021 Six Bridges Book Festival Author Lineup Announced

The Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) presents the eighteenth annual Six Bridges Book Festival, October 21–31. The Festival features more than 70 award-winning and bestselling authors representing genres from history to graphic novels, from fantasy to romance, from children’s books to thrillers. Most events are free and virtual, accessible via Zoom.

Presenters include Jacqueline Woodson,

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Masks Required for Patrons Beginning August 13

Due to the continued rise in covid cases and hospitalizations in our community, effective Friday, August 13, we are going to follow the recommendations of public health officials and once again require masks inside library buildings. We join with the City of Little Rock, many other libraries, school districts, universities, and businesses which are requiring masks in this effort to stop the spread of the covid virus.

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What are you reading, Jennifer Jamison?

Tell us about yourself:

My name is Jennifer Jamison. I am currently the Academy Coach at Jacksonville High. I came to the Education field 7 years ago after spending 11 years in Corporate America working in Human Resources. I am a part of an amazing blended family that includes my husband,

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