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The future of the CALS Used Book Sale

Earlier this year, CALS announced that Main Library would be closing temporarily to undergo an extensive renovation. That change created a domino effect of moves and adjustments, including (but not limited to) the closing of the Galleries & Bookstore so that Main Library services could move into that space (read about the move here).

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Yuyi Morales opens temporary exhibit at Children’s Library

On Saturday, October 14, renowned children’s illustrator and author, Yuyi Morales, spent the day at the CALS Children’s Library where her exhibition, Soñadora, will be on view until November 15. Yuyi; Brad Mooy, Six Bridges Book Festival Coordinator; Carlos Ignacio Giralt Cabrales, Consul of Mexico in Little Rock; and a few children from the audience helped open the exhibition.

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Banned Books Week is October 1-7, 2023!

Join us for our 12th annual Banned Books Week at CALS, as we celebrate the battle against censorship! This year’s event focuses on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. Maureen Corrigan, chief NPR book Critic, chose this as one of five banned books everyone should read, and as Ernest Hemingway said,

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Where to find things that were at Main

With Main Library closing for renovations and many of the services moving to “Mini Main” at Roberts Library, there have been questions about what moved over, what moved somewhere else and what is just going to be gone for the next 18 months. We rounded up all the information and have it here. If you see something missing,

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Rock Paper Run 5K Virtual Tour

Resident Writing Circle Programmer Deb Moore pulled together this historical and informational take on the 5K route from the NLR Laman Library to Main Library. You wont even have to break a sweat on this virtual 5K.

Maybe you’ve read a story like this before—a story whose characters are on an adventure from here to there: to destroy a ring,

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September 19 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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