The Bookstore at Library Square

Checking out books at the library is great, but when you want to own a book, the Bookstore at Library Square may be just what you’re looking for. The “gently read” book store of the Central Arkansas Library System, the Bookstore at Library Square offers a wide selection of new and “gently read” books, collectible books, and literary gift items. Located 120 River Market Avenue in Library Square, this bookstore is the only store of its kind in the River Market area.

Online Catalog for Purchase

Please Note:

The Bookstore at Library Square has moved to 401 President Clinton Ave and is part of the Galleries at Library Square at the Central Arkansas Library System.





Hours of Operation

  • Mon CLOSED
  • Tue 10:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Wed 10:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Thu 10:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Fri 10:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Sat 10:00PM - 5:00PM
  • Sun CLOSED

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