Milam



    location & hours
  • 609 Aplin Avenue
    Perryville, AR 72126
    501-889-2554
  • 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tue.
    10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon. & Wed.-Sat.
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  • Library Manager: Jan Guffey

Milam Library to Close for Completion of Renovation

The Central Arkansas Library System's (CALS) Max Milam Library, 609 Aplin Avenue, will be closed from Monday, August 17, through Tuesday, September 1, to complete the final phase of renovation. On Wednesday, September 2, the Library will re-open to provide full library services. More info »

About the Library

The Max Milam Library is a vital part of the community in Perry County. The 5,000 square-feet library was built in 1993, offers a wide variety of adult and children’s books, DVDs, public computers, and wireless Internet access, as well as a meeting room.

People of the Library

Max Milam was chairman of the Political Science Department at the University of Arkansas, and founder of the University's public administration program. He was the Director of the State Finance and Administration for Gov. Rockefeller and Gov. Bumpers. He later became the Chief Financial Officer and Chairman of Rockefeller and Associates, and the Executor and Trustee of the Rockefeller Estate and Trust. Milam was a tireless promoter for rural health care delivery and rural economic development in Perry County and Arkansas.

News & Announcements

  • Call for Applications: Executive Director
    The Board of Directors of the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) is seeking a new executive director for the System. Dr. Bobby Roberts, who has led CALS for the past 27 years, has announced that he will retire in early 2016. The new executive d...
  • CALS Community Learning Courses Feature a Variety of Options for Fall
    Back to school doesn’t have the same meaning when you participate in a Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) Community Learning Course. Beginning in the fall, patrons will experience a variety of courses, from starting a small business to tak...
  • 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 Friday, October 9, at 6:30 p.m. in the Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Ave. The ev...
  • Sanders/Darrow Debate Revisited as CALS Sanders Distinguished Lecture
    Eighty-five years ago at Little Rock High School, the nationally known religious skeptic Clarence Darrow debated immortality with Rabbi Ira Sanders. This event will be explored anew as the Central Arkansas Library System’s (CALS) 2015 Sanders D...
  • Max Milam Library to Close for Completion of Renovation
    The Central Arkansas Library System's (CALS) Max Milam Library, 609 Aplin Avenue, will be closed from Monday, August 17, through Tuesday, September 1, to complete the final phase of renovation. On Wednesday, September 2, the Library will re-open to ...
  • The Color Purple is Highlighted During Banned Books Week
    The Arkansas Literary Festival will celebrate Banned Books Week with an interview reenactment, a film, and a writing contest. A program based on Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award-winning novel, The Color Purple, will be ...