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
Terry Library Open Monday, July 9
Regular hours of operation will resume at Terry Library beginning at 9:00 a.m. Monday, July 9.
CALS DVD Check Out Policies Changed
Beginning Wednesday, May 1, the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) will increase the number of DVDs patrons may have checked out to ten DVDs. Also, the check out period for new release movies will be seven days.
These changes will allow patrons t...
Main Library Campus Closed for Riverfest
All departments of the Main Library's downtown campus will close at 3:00 p.m. Friday, May 24, due to Riverfest, and will remain closed through Memorial Day, Monday, May 27. This includes the Main Library building, the Arkansas Studies Institute Buil...
Great Library Scavenger Hunt, May 1 - 18
The Great Library Scavenger Hunt, May 1 - 18, includes tasks or items available at Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) branches. Beginning today, May 1, patrons may pick up a play card for the Great Library Scavenger Hunt from any branch or&n...
CALS Closed for Memorial Day
All branches of the Central Arkansas Library System will be closed Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. Regular hours will resume at all branches Tuesday, May 28. For more information, please call 918-3000.
Local Author Receives Library's Prize for Work on Civil War in Arkansas
As one of the most fertile regions in the South, the Arkansas River Valley was highly contested territory during the Civil War. While the Siege on Vicksburg raged, equally important battles were fought here in Arkansas. This struggle is the topic of ...
CALS to Participate in Big Library Read
Be part of a worldwide eBook club with Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) during the inaugural Big Library Read, May 15-June 1, 2013. Through the Big Library Read, libraries worldwide unite readers around a single eBook. This year's book is The F...
Proposed Library Card Changes for Families and Children
We want to hear from you! The Central Arkansas Library System is considering changes to the way we issue library cards. We are proposing a new Family Card that will give patrons more options for managing their library accounts. Please take a look ...