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Williams



    location & hours
  • 1800 Chester Street
    Little Rock, AR 72206
    501-376-4282
  • 10 a.m -8 p.m. Tue. & Thu.
    10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon., Wed., Fri. & Sat.
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  • Library Manager: Latina Sheard

About the Library

Sue Cowan Williams Library was constructed in 1997 in downtown Little Rock. In addition to a wide selection of books and audio/visual items, the 8,500-square-feet facility offers public computers, wireless Internet access, and a public meeting room. Williams offers a wide range of programs for children and teens.

People of the Library

Sue Cowan Williams was a Little Rock schoolteacher who, in 1942, won a lawsuit seeking equal pay for black teachers and white teachers.

News & Announcements

  • Award Winners and Noted Authors Lead Roster of Literary Festival Authors
    Prestigious award-winners, big names, GRAMMY nominees, filmmakers, journalists, and artists are among the diverse roster of presenters who will be providing sessions at the twelfth annual Arkansas Literary Festival, April 23-26, 2015. The Central Ark...
  • Donation of Musical Instruments Creates CALS Lending Library
    Searcy Ewell Jr.'s parents taught him that "Music is what feelings sound like," and he wants to share that with central Arkansas children through the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS). Ewell donated a collection of musical instruments including...
  • Read Across America Day
    Oh, the places you'll go when you read! Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday and the National Education Association’s (NEA) Read Across America Day with the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) and millions of others at events and programs on Monday...
  • 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. ...