The Roosevelt Thompson Library offers patrons more than 62,000 books, magazines and audiovisual items. The 13,500-square-feet facility also includes public meeting rooms, a state-of-the-art audiovisual system, activity areas for children, study rooms, a dozen public computers, and wireless Internet access.
People of the Library
Roosevelt Thompson was a Little Rock native and the valedictorian the 1980 Central High School class. He had achieved the highest score ever by an Arkansan on the National Merit Scholarship exam and was preparing to attend Oxford University as the recipient of a Rhodes scholarship. His life ended in a car accident while traveling to Yale University.
News & Announcements
E-reader Petting Zoo
Intimidated by the latest iGadget? Terrified of technology? Defeated by digital media? Never fear! Librarians from the Reference Department will be offering an E-Reader Petting Zoo at a branch near you.
Attendees will receive a brief introduction...
Natural Living Series
This program consists of 4 Sessions promoting healthy and natural alternatives from October 12 through December 5 and is hosted by Shasta Dockery (Natural Medicine and Natural Nutrition Teacher and Enthusiast).
Healthy Families Kickoff
Terry Library is Having a Makeover
The Central Arkansas Library System's (CALS) Adolphine Fletcher Terry Library, 2015 Napa Valley, is having a makeover and will be closed from Monday, November 18, through early January. New carpet and computer furniture will be installed, the meeting...
Keep Calm and Get Informed
Don’t miss out on getting the nonpartisan scoop on the Affordable Care Act. In-Person Assisters (IPAs) will be helping people understand health coverage options and discussing the Arkansas Health Connector insurance exchange.
Dee Brown Library...
Central Arkansas Library System 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 beginning Monday, December 16 and continuing through Sunday, De...