Top 10 Things to Do in November

  1. Wes Fest (Nov. 17 & 18)
    • Brought to CALS by the Six Bridges Book Festival, it’s your opportunity to catch five different Wes Anderson films on the big screen at Ron Robinson Theater. You can also hear from local author, Kristi McKim about her new book, Rushmore, about the film of the same name. Find out more about the events here.
  2. See the Yuyi Morales Soñadora exhibition
    • On view until November 15, this exhibition showcases 50 pieces of work from the award-winning children’s author and illustrator. Find out more here.
  3. Samuel C. Spitale (Nov. 6)
    • This talk, co-sponsored by the Clinton Presidential Center brings in author Samuel C. Spitale, How to Win the War on Truth, for a discussion with moderator Jim Ross, about his important book on why the spread of misinformation is so prevalent right now. Register here.
  4. Sounds in the Stacks (Nov. 16)
    • Head over to the Maumelle Library and listen to the Rockefeller Quartet for an intimate one-hour concert. Details here.
  5. Read My Name is Barbra, by Barbra Streisand (available Nov. 7)
    • In this long-awaited memoir, My Name Is Barbra, she tells her own story about her life and extraordinary six-decade-long career. Place hold here.
  6. Virtual author talk with Naomi Alderman (Nov. 30)
    • Thanks to the Library Speaker Consortium, you can listen to the best-selling and award-winning author of The Future right from the comfort of your own home. Register here.
  7. Help stock the CALS Little Free Pantries
    • Find one of our Be Mighty Little Free Pantries and help a neighbor have a Thanksgiving meal. Locations here.
  8. Listen to Rockstar, by Dolly Parton (available Nov. 17)
    • A recent inductee to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Dolly Parton teams up with a variety of legendary artists for her first-ever rock album.
  9. Personal Archiving with the CALS DIY Memory Lab (Nov. 16)
    • Join this virtual event and learn how you can digitize your physical items to preserve them for future generations. When you’re ready to do so, visit the Memory Lab in Roberts Library for help. Register here. 
  10. Pop into Mini Main for popcorn
    • On Wednesdays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. you can stop by Mini Main at Roberts Library for free popcorn. And if you haven’t had a chance to visit Mini Main yet, what are you waiting for?