Tag: children’s library

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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Playground at Children’s Library

The fourteenth library branch, the Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library & Learning Center (CLLC) is rapidly approaching its 10th anniversary. The branch caters to children, students, and families with a computer lab, teaching kitchen, activity area, individual and group study rooms, theater, and community room. In addition to a large collection of books and other materials,

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“Little Kids in the Kitchen” Goes Virtual with Fun Recipes, Stories

Kids getting bored during the summer? No worries–we have kids’ programming online, so kids can learn how to make pizza toast while they hear a great story about a dragon pizzeria!

Tui O’Baugh taught second grade for ten years before joining CALS to teach programs at our children’s library. Her know-how, enthusiasm, and warmth have been inspiring kids for two years as she teaches the cooking and storybook class called “Little Kids in the Kitchen.” This hands-on learning experience teaches kids in a dynamic way how they can turn ingredients into delicious foods.

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The Secret Life of Library Bees

Beekeeping and Sustainability Education for Young People

If you’ve never visited our Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library, you need to know about this unique treasure in the heart of Little Rock. The CALS Children’s Library was designed in a six-acre natural setting to help young people learn about the natural world and sustainable living.

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