About the Library
Adolphine Fletcher Terry Library was expanded in 2001 to serve the growing west Little Rock community. The 19,030-square-feet facility offers patrons thousands of books and audio/visual items for adults and children, enclosed study rooms, and public Internet access. The Terry Library also offers a variety of monthly programs for children and adults.
People of the Library
Adolphine Fletcher Terry, a Little Rock native, was a library advocate and served as a trustee of the Little Rock Public Library from more than 40 years. She was a proponent of advancing Arkansas' school systems, forming the first school improvement association in the state. She was also the sister of Pulitzer Prize winning poet John Gould Fletcher.
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 ...