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.
  • Map & Directions »
  • 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


Tax Assistance Available at CALS

Tax Assistance Available at CALS


Volunteers from Volunteers In Tax Assistance (VITA) will be at the Dee Brown and Nixon Libraries, 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. No registration is required at CALS branches.

Patrons interested in tax assistance from VITA should bring the following:

  • Picture ID for yourself and your spouse
  • Social Security Card for yourself and all family members you are claiming
  • ITIN’s
  • Dates of Birth for you and all family members claimed on return
  • W-2s for all jobs held in the previous year
  • Last year’s return & any other tax-related documents
  • Form 1099-G if you received unemployment
  • Form 1099-INT if you received interest from a bank account
  • Documentation of child care expenses (Child Care Agency ID or Social Security Number of provider
  • If you are filing with your spouse, please bring your spouse
  • A voided check for direct deposit
  • Forms 1095-A, B or C( Affordable Health Care Statement)

VITA volunteers will be available at the following locations and times:

DEE BROWN LIBRARY

  • 6325 Baseline Rd., Little Rock
  • 501-568-7494
  • Saturday, February 20 – 10am-2pm
  • Saturday, February 27 – 10am-2pm
  • Saturday, March 5 – 10am-2pm
  • Saturday, March 19 – 10am-2pm
  • Saturday, March 26 – 10am-2pm
  • Saturday, April 2 – 10am-2pm
  • Walk-ins welcome

NIXON LIBRARY

  • 703 W. Main Street, Jacksonville
  • 501-457-5038
  • Thursday, February 4 – 3:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 6 – 9:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 11 – 4:00-7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 20 – 9:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 27 – 9:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 5 – 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 10 – 4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 19 – 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 26 – 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 2 – 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 7 – 3:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Walk-ins welcome