McMath



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    location & hours
  • 2100 John Barrow Road
    Little Rock, AR 72204
    501-225-0066
  • CLOSED until June 2014
    (book drop is open)
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  • Library Manager: Peggy Fitzgerrel

McMath Library to Undergo Makeover

The McMath Library will be closed from Monday, March 17 through early June for remodeling. For more information about the renovation project, click here »

About the Library

Sidney S. McMath Library offers patrons thousands of books and audio/visual items. The 10,700 square-feet facility features a children's area, public meeting rooms and wireless Internet access. The library's 10-acre site features a boardwalk from John Barrow Road, a walking path, an amphitheater, and a koi pond with an observation pier.

People of the Library

Sid McMath was elected Governor of Arkansas in 1948. He entered office January 11, 1949 as the nation's youngest governor. He was reelected in 1950. His administration built the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, which was financed with a two-cent tax on cigarettes.

News & Announcements

  • McMath Library to Undergo Makeover
    The Central Arkansas Library System's (CALS) Sidney S. McMath Library, 2100 John Barrow Road, is having a makeover and will be closed from Monday, March 17, through early June 2014. A new children's programming room will be added and the existing ch...