Month: November 2023

CALS staff published in Arkansas Historical Quarterly

CALS staff members, Guy Lancaster and Brian Robertson recently had articles published in the Arkansas Historical Quarterly, a peer-reviewed journal of the Arkansas Historical Association.

The Arkansas Historical Quarterly, established in 1942, is the scholarly journal of the Arkansas Historical Association. It publishes research on every aspect of Arkansas’s history, from earliest human habitation to the twenty-first century.

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Leaving a Library Legacy: CALS Deputy Director Lisa Donovan Retires

On November 2, CALS staff members from several branches along with other well-wishers gathered at the Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library & Learning Center to bid a fond farewell to retiring Deputy Director Lisa Donovan. If you know anything about Lisa, the location of the party was a given. Lisa began her career with CALS when the Main Library opened in its current location in the River Market in 1997.

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Top 10 Things to Do in December

Yes, it’s December already, which means it’s time to start practicing writing “2024” over a hastily scribbled-out “2023.” In the meantime, CALS has enough events and new media to keep you entertained right up until the new year. (But seriously, where did this year go?)

  1. Shawn Camp Live
    • Celebrated singer,

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Meeting Rooms Changes Beginning January 2024

The CALS team has been working behind the scenes to make your library experience even better. In the next few weeks, we are moving our event system to a platform called Attend, created by Communico. This means that our event calendar will look a bit different, but you will be able to sort events by category then email or print a list,

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‘Tis the Season for Giving with CALS

At CALS, we’re always looking for opportunities to give back to the communities in which we serve. And the end of the year always finds a greater need for giving. While we gather around our tables and give thanks for all that we have, it’s important to share with those who have less. For November,

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