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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.
  • 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) / 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