Nixon



    location & hours
  • 703 W. Main Street
    Jacksonville, AR 72076
    501-457-5038
  • 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Tue. & Thu.
    9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon., Wed., Fri. & Sat.
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  • Library Manager: Cindy Powell

About the Library

The current 13,500 square-feet building is the third site for the Jacksonville Library, and opened in 2009. When it opened, the library contained about 12,000 books. The collection at the Nixon Library currently includes over 60,000 items including adult and juvenile fiction and nonfiction books, DVDs, and additional audiovisual items.

People of the Library

Esther DeWitt Nixon was the first librarian for the Jacksonville Library. She served in that capacity for 27 years until her retirement in 1986. The library is named in her honor and serves the community of Jacksonville with a variety of programs for adults and children, reading and research materials and public computer and internet access.

News & Announcments

Tax Assistance Available at CALS

Tax Assistance Available at CALS

Volunteers from Volunteers In Tax Assistance (VITA) / Central Arkansas Development Council (CADC) will be at Dee Brown Library, as well as other locations in and around Little Rock, through April 15 to help qualified patrons file their tax returns. Consultation sessions will be available on a first come, first served basis to low and moderate income families. No registration is required at CALS branches.

Patrons interested in tax assistance from VITA should bring the following:

  • Picture ID for you and your spouse
  • Social Security card for you and anyone you’re claiming
  • Dates of birth for you and anyone you’re claiming
  • W-2s from all jobs held in 2014
  • Last year’s return and any other tax documents
  • ITINs
  • Form 1099-G if you received unemployment
  • Form 1099-INT if you received interest from a bank account
  • Forms 1095-A, B or C (Affordable Health Care Statement)
  • Health Insurance Card
  • Documentation of any child care expenses (Child care agency id or provider’s Social Security number)
  • If you are doing a direct deposit, bring a voided check
  • If you are filing with your spouse, please bring your spouse

VITA volunteers will be available at the following days and times:

  • Dee Brown Library
  • 6325 Baseline Rd., Little Rock
  • 501-568-7494
  • Saturday, 2/7, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4 – 10am-2pm
  • Walk-ins only
  • Tuesday, February 3 - April 14 – 10am - 3pm
  • Appointments only – call 326-6203