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The Addams Family

When long-lost Uncle Fester reappears after twenty-five years in the Bermuda Triangle, the other members of the off-beat Addams clan plan a great celebration, only to begin to suspect that he may not be who he claims to be.  Rated PG-13.

This film is part of our annual Boos & Booze series featuring scary movies and beer specials every Tuesday in October.

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George Takei’s Allegiance: The Broadway Musical On The Big Screen

Inspired by the true-life experience of its star George Takei (Star Trek, Heroes) in the Rohwer Relocation Center, the Broadway film of Allegiance tells the story of one family’s extraordinary journey in a troubling time for a nation plunged into war by the events of Pearl Harbor. 

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Halloween (1978)

In 1963, six-year-old Michael Myers brutally killed his older sister. The silent child was incarcerated in the Smith’s Grove Sanitarium under the care of psychiatrist Sam Loomis. Michael’s hometown of Haddonfield was slowly begining to forget the tragic crime. That is until Loomis returns to the town to warn them of Myers’ escape from Smith’s Grove.

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Scream

A series of mysterious murders committed by a masked killer transforms a seemingly peaceful community into a place where no one is safe and everyone is suspect. Part horror movie and part spoof of the slasher genre. Rated R.

This film is part of our annual Boos & Booze series featuring scary movies and beer specials every Tuesday in October.

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Hocus Pocus

When three outlandishly wild witches are accidentally conjured up by pranksters, they return from 17th century Salem and set out to cast a spell on the town, but first they must outwit three kids and a talking cat. Rated PG.

This film is part of our annual Boos & Booze series featuring scary movies and beer specials every Tuesday in October.

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Charlie Hunter Trio

With a career spanning more than 25 years and 20 albums, renowned guitarist Charlie Hunter consistently pleases audiences as an innovative writer and bandleader. Accompanying Hunter on this tour are celebrated jazz vocalist Dara Tucker and Grammy Award–winning drummer and percussionist Keita Ogawa.

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The Last Waltz

A film screening celebrating “one of the most important cultural events of the last two decades” (Rolling Stone). Martin Scorsese’s The Last Waltz: 40th Anniversary Edition celebrates The Band’s historic 1976 farewell concert and features Arkansas music legend Levon Helm. See The Last Waltz like never before on CALS Ron Robinson Theater’s state-of-the-art DCI-compliant Barco digital cinema projection system with a 32′

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Books, Bourbon & Boogie, featuring Arlo Guthrie

The nonprofit Oxford American, “A Magazine of the South,” will host its annual fundraising gala, Books, Bourbon & Boogie, featuring Arlo Guthrie on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at CALS Ron Robinson Theater. Guthrie is doing a special 50th anniversary celebration tour of Alice’s Restaurant.

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The Ron Robinson Theater is a 315-seat multi-purpose event venue. Part of the Central Arkansas Library System’s (CALS) Main Library campus, it is designed to provide programs for all ages including films, music performances, plays, readings, lectures, speakers, and children’s activities. The theater is equipped with a state-of-the-art DCI-compliant Barco digital cinema projection system and 32′ wide retractable screen; and, a versatile sound system capable of Dolby 7.1 surround audio for movies, with a CL3 digital mixing console with ample inputs for traditional music concerts.

As with other CALS meeting space, the theater may be used by the public, based on availability.

Little Rock voters approved a bond issue in 2012 that provided funding for the Arcade Building. Through a public-private partnership between CALS, Clinton-Commerce LLC (which includes Moses Tucker Real Estate), Monroe Cache, retail stores, offices, and a restaurant are housed in the Arcade Building, a three-story, 60,000 square foot structure.

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501-320-5715

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501-320-5709

Library Square Parking Rates

Two off-street parking areas are available to CALS patrons. If you are visiting the Main Library ask staff to validate your parking ticket to receive an extended free parking period.

An open-air parking lot is situated on the east side of Rock St., directly opposite the Main Library. And, a multi-story parking garage is located immediately north of the Main Library on the corner of Rock St. and President Clinton Ave. In both cases, the parking rates are as follows:

0 – 30 minutes: FREE
31 – 1 hour: $2.00
1 hour 1 minute – 2 hours: $4.00
2 hours 1 minute – 3 hours: $6.00
3 hours 1 minute – 4 hours: $8.00
4 hours 1 minute – 5 hours: $10.00
5 hours 1 minute – 6 hours: $12.00
6 hours 1 minute – 7 hours: $14.00
8+ hours : $16.00

Overnight: $16.00