Thompson



    location & hours
  • 38 Rahling Circle
    Little Rock, AR 72223
    501-821-3060
  • 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon., Tue., & Thu.
    9 a.m.-6 p.m. Wed., Fri., & Sat.
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  • Library Manager: Mary Louise Cantwell

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

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