Tagged: central arkansas library system

Even With Internet, Nate Coulter Sees Long Shelf Life for Libraries

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/29/2016 12:00 am

Nate Coulter was named executive director of the Central Arkansas Library System in December, replacing Bobby Roberts, who retired in March.

CALS Launches Podcast Featuring Local Figures

by Soirée Staff 8/3/2016 4:43 pm

And chances are, you'll be interested in what the first guest has to say.

CALS Main Library Renewal Almost Completed

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Renovations at the Central Arkansas Library System’s Main Library, at 100 S. Rock St. in the River Market District, are to be complete this week.

Ron Robinson Theater to Host James Bond Marathon

by Jess Ardrey 7/1/2016 4:09 pm

The theme song is going to be stuck in our heads for a week, and we don’t even care.

Spring Break Reads: 5 Books for the Road

by Heather Bennett 3/16/2016 12:00 am

Check out these suggestions for adventure-travel-exploring books from Melissa McCurdy and our friends at the Central Arkansas Library System. They’re perfect for tweens and will spark some great car conversations.

CALS Announces Community Learning Courses Lineup

by Jess Ardrey 3/3/2016 9:13 am

Yoga, embroidery, Photoshop, it's all covered in these springtime classes. Find out more about this season's offerings and how to register for a Scottish dance class. Yes, really.

Refresh, Remix and Restyle Your Garden

by Alexis Hosticka 2/26/2016 9:30 am

If your landscaping is looking the same year after year, you might just need a little inspiration. And who better to get gardening advice from than the garden guru Chris H. Olsen?

CALS Literary Festival Announces Lineup

by Soirée Staff 2/15/2016 8:45 am

Good news, bookworms: The official list of authors and presenters attending the state's biggest lit fest is here.

15 Books Honoring Black History Month, From Tales Of Slavery To Civil Rights

by Melissa McCurdy 2/3/2016 12:00 am

Melissa McCurdy shelves books for a living and could spend hours recommending good reads to random strangers. You can check out all of the books listed here through the Central Arkansas Library System.

CALS Libraries Begin Adventure Challenge With $100 Monthly Giveaways

by Alexis Hosticka 1/14/2016 7:14 am

Did someone say giveaway? And books? Count us in.

David Pryor to Speak at Ron Robinson Theater

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/4/2016 10:07 am

Former Arkansas Governor and U.S. Senator David Pryor will speak at noon Wednesday at the Ron Robinson Theater in Little Rock.

CALS Names Nate Coulter Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/10/2015 2:06 pm

The Central Arkansas Library System board of directors has selected Nate Coulter of Little Rock as its new director.

Sounds in the Stacks Brings Concerts to Libraries

by Jess Ardrey 9/17/2015 7:21 am

Yes, it's your 8-year-old self's dream come true: to disturb the silence in a library. Only this time, it's with beautiful music.

Go Behind the Scenes at Stone's Throw with CALS

by Jess Ardrey 9/9/2015 8:26 am

Go behind the brew at Stone's Throw with a special tour and tasting with the Central Arkansas Library System. You want details.

Central Arkansas Planners Think I-30 Proposal Costly, Inefficient

by Mark Friedman 8/17/2015 12:00 am

The state Highway Department’s $450 million plan to widen Interstate 30, a project that includes replacing the Arkansas River Bridge, is generating hand-wringing from area planners.

CALS Releases Star-Studded 2015 Movie Lineup

by Jess Ardrey 6/23/2015 7:49 am

Great Scott! Slow your rolls, pool party people. It looks like the Ron Robinson Theater is the place to be this summer.

Film Festivals Highlight Arkansas Culture, Put Cities in Display

by Alexis Hosticka 6/3/2015 8:33 am

In the last decade, the film industry has garnered increasing interest in Arkansas, as evidenced by the number of film festivals taking place across the state.

Celebrate Frozen, Star Wars, Legos and More at CALS Con

by Blair Neel 5/22/2015 1:45 pm

Get your geek on at CALS Con, a free, family-friendly celebration of all things fandom! Whether you or your child is a fan of films like Frozen or Harry Potter, comic books, gaming or other characters or stories, you can celebrate at the Central Arkansas Library System Main Library on May 30.

Register for the 2015 Summer Reading Club: Every Hero Has a Story

by Blair Neel 5/12/2015 12:32 pm

The 2015 theme for the Central Arkansas Library System's Summer Reading Club is "Every Hero Has a Story," and your young Superman or Wonder Woman can spend seven weeks reading books and attending free storytimes, experiments, music and magic shows, and more!

Arkansas Literary Festival Chair Katherine Whitworth Knows There's Magic in the Written Word

by Jess Ardrey 4/23/2015 12:00 am

It was during Katherine Whitworth's stint at Oxford American when she first got involved with the Arkansas Literary Festival, helping put on a wacky quiz show event. After then spending a few years on the talent committee, which coordinates what authors and presenters to bring in, Whitworth is now the chair of the 2015 Arkansas Literary Festival.