CALS Blogs

Six Bridges Book Festival presents: Classic In Context

Help the Fest go beyond the page with the 2023 Classic in Context. Patrons at the 2021 Fest session chose Stephen King's The Shining for 2022. Join us Sunday, October 30, at 4pm for a discussion with John Hornor Jacobs, followed by the film at 6:30pm. FREE. Also, please take a moment to vote on which classic you’d like to see explored at the 2023 Festival.

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Friends of the Library Week

Friends of the Library Week is October 16 – 22. “Friends of the Library” are individuals who purchase annual memberships and those dues go toward funding some important programming, like the book festival, book club kits and some of the Arkansas Sounds Concerts. At the Central Arkansas Library System, we call them Friends of CALS.


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Get to Know John Hornor Jacobs, Six Bridges Featured Author

Tell us briefly about your book.
A Lush and Seething Hell is a duology of short novels. It was a finalist for the Shirley Jackson and World Fantasy Awards, and it’s an exploration of art and to a certain extent the sort of madness that trauma can bring to artistic pursuits.


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