Tag: Nate Coulter

What’s your Library Love Language?

February is Library Lover’s Month and we asked the executive team what their “Library Love Language” was and why.

The 1992 book, “The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate” by Gary Chapman, outlines five general ways that romantic partners express and experience love, which Chapman calls “love languages.”


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CALS millage passes!

 

On November 9, Little Rock voters went to the polls to vote on whether to increase the operational millage rate in the city. We are excited and gratified by the results.  The measure was passed with roughly 71 percent of the vote!

The support CALS received from Little Rock voters underscores what I’ve always believed: public libraries are still widely recognized as essential to a vibrant community.


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Letter from the Executive Director

After the unprecedented challenges of 2020, the opportunity to begin restoring the full array of activities at the library in 2021 has made us more attentive to our re-engagement with patrons. As we move into the second half of the year, it’s nice to feel as if we are on the path back to normal.


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CALS to Admit Library Visitors in Phases Beginning June 8

A Message From Executive Director Nate Coulter

I wanted to let you know that over the course of the next few weeks, our library buildings will once again allow the public to come inside for limited services and hours.  This has been a complicated matter. We have had to consider what services can we safely offer. 


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Believing in Second Chances at Record-Sealing Day

It’s hard to say what’s more moving about a record-sealing clinic: the faces of those people who just got a fresh chance, or the kindness of the crowd of volunteers and staffers who showed up to help them start over.

This fall, the CALS Dee Brown Library hosted a record-sealing day coordinated by the Center for Arkansas Legal Services with the help of the Pulaski County Clerk’s Office,


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Devoted to the Curious

One of our patron families, the Tang family, recently explained how they raised their kids to encourage their curiosity. Every Saturday, Mom and Dad took the three boys to their CALS library, the Roosevelt Thompson branch. And no matter what books the boys picked out, even if the books were way beyond their current grade level,


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Silver Anniversary for the CALS Max Milam Library

Twenty-five years of bringing people together in Perry County

The Max Milam Library just celebrated its silver anniversary of sterling service to the community. At the July party, Milam staff gave a touching tribute to a silver patron.

Ms. Edie Knight is the oldest living patron of the Max Milam Library,


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