About Dee Brown Library
Dee Brown Library is nestled in the heart of southwest Little Rock and offers patrons a wide variety of adult and children's books as well as CDs, DVDs, and videocassettes. The 13,500-square-feet library, which opened in 2002, provides access to public study rooms, a meeting room, and an outside deck and boardwalk that lead from Baseline Road to the library.
People of the Library
Dee Brown was a novelist and historian. His most famous work, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, was published in 1970. Brown retired in Arkansas, his home state, in 1973, where he devoted his time to writing.
News & Announcements
Sanders/Darrow Debate Revisited as CALS Sanders Distinguished Lecture
On November 3, 1930, the nationally-known religious skeptic Clarence Darrow debated immortality with Rabbi Ira Sanders at Little Rock High School in an auditorium packed with more than 2,000 people. This event will be explored anew as the Central Ark...
Final Candidates Announced for CALS Director
The Transition/Selection Committee of the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) has recommended the CALS Board of Trustees consider two candidates, Nate Coulter and Haley Lagasse, both of Little Rock, as the final candidates for the position of dir...
ABC News White House Correspondent Featured at Heiskell Distinguished Lecture
Jonathan Karl, ABC News' chief White House correspondent, will present the Central Arkansas Library System’s (CALS) J.N. Heiskell Distinguished Lecture on Monday, December 7, at 6:30 p.m. in the Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Ave.
CALS Sets Food for Fines Dates
Shed unwanted library fines this holiday season. The Central Arkansas Library System is continuing its annual tradition of helping those in need by holding its annual Food for Fines week from Monday, December 7, through Sunday, December 13.
The Food ...