Month: May 2022

June 2022 Program Guide

Hello, Summer! June is packed with activities for all ages. From Shark parties to Summer Reading Club, CALS is bubbling with potential. SRC continues with events all over the system, from color wars and photo booths to concerts and magicians, this year’s program lives up to the theme “Oceans of Possibilities.”

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CALS Launching Saturdays at the Galleries

The weekends are for CALS and exploring the amazing variety of artisans that Arkansas has to offer. CALS is hosting “Saturdays at the Galleries,” a series of artist demonstrations at the CALS Galleries & Bookstore at Library Square. This free public event will be held each Saturday from May 28 through August 27 from 11 a.m.

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Things are rockin’ at the Rock It Lab!

Last year was a big year for the Cox Building. In January, the bookstore moved out and a brand-new business incubator program moved in – The Rock It! Lab. The RIL is a partnership between CALS and Advancing Black Entrepreneurship (ABE) focused on helping business owners (or aspiring business owners) in under-resourced communities. The program is multi-pronged,

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Meet Digital Literacy Specialist, April Smith

Tell us about your job and how the position came to be.
I design and teach course work that uses a variety of contexts. These include audio, images, and videos to match the right digital technology to a specific patron’s needs. I communicate this by locating, analyzing, and using reliable sources of information online through virtual or hybrid classes.

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Meet Digital Literacy Guide, Camille Davis

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Nathan’s vision for his team and what he wants to accomplish sold me. I also feel like my purpose is good work. Good work connects your values and your actions. It satisfies a craving to express your purpose, and to do that in ways that align intention and impact.

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