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Horace Mann High School: A Legacy

2024-02-07 12:00:00 2024-02-07 13:00:00 America/Chicago Horace Mann High School: A Legacy CALS Butler Center's Rhonda Stewart will be joined by graduates of Horace Mann High School to discuss their experiences at Horace Mann and the effects of desegregation on their school and their lives. UA Little Rock Downtown - 333 President Clinton Ave.

Wednesday, February 07
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-02-07 12:00:00 2024-02-07 13:00:00 America/Chicago Horace Mann High School: A Legacy CALS Butler Center's Rhonda Stewart will be joined by graduates of Horace Mann High School to discuss their experiences at Horace Mann and the effects of desegregation on their school and their lives. UA Little Rock Downtown - 333 President Clinton Ave.

UA Little Rock Downtown

333 President Clinton Ave.

CALS Butler Center's Rhonda Stewart will be joined by graduates of Horace Mann High School to discuss their experiences at Horace Mann and the effects of desegregation on their school and their lives.


Horace Mann High School was built in Little Rock in 1955 and opened for the 1956-57 school year. A year later, the high school closed (along with the other three high schools in Little Rock) by order of Governor Orval Faubus in what became known as “the Lost Year.”

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | History & Genealogy |

TAGS: | LegaciesAndLunch | BlackHistoryMonth |

Roberts Library of Arkansas History and Art

Phone: 501.320.5700

Hours
We're closed Monday February 19 due to Presidents' Day
Mon, Feb 19 Closed
(Presidents' Day)
Tue, Feb 20 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, Feb 21 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Feb 22 9:00AM to 6:00PM
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Sat, Feb 24 9:00AM to 6:00PM
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Wed, Mar 06, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Thompson Library - Children's Program Room
Join Ms. Heidi for storytime at the Thompson Library!

Wed, Mar 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Rooker Library - Meeting Room
This program is for the homeschooled in our community. We lean into STEAM fun.

Wed, Mar 06, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Nixon Library - Meeting Room
We provide a variety of games for people to play. For ages 18+

Wed, Mar 06, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
You are invited to an intimate conversation with Nina Totenberg as she talks about her nearly fifty-year friendship with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her book Dinners With Ruth: A Memoir on the Power of Friendships.
Register

Wed, Mar 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sanders Library - Meeting Room
Stop by the library after school and have book chats, create crafts, play games, and nerd out. Ages 12-18.

Wed, Mar 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Nixon Library - Meeting Room
Work on different color pages.

Wed, Mar 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mini Main - Youth and Teen Department
Did you know March 6th is National Oreo Day?  Let's celebrate America's favorite cookie by making an Oreo Mug cake in the microwave,

Wed, Mar 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Children's Library - Activity Room
Comic books are a kid's best friends, and we should celebrate one of the big hits in the comic book world: Will Eisner!

Wed, Mar 06, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Rooker Library - Meeting Room
Classes are free. Las clases son gratis.

Wed, Mar 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ron Robinson Theater
Past and present 'Next Gen' Committee members will discuss current issues facing young people seeking degrees and careers in the humanities and ways we as a collective can better serve Next Gen as a whole.

Thu, Mar 07, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Rooker Library - Meeting Room
Classes are free. Las clases son gratis.

Thu, Mar 07, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room - Adult
If you're struggling to make space for writing in your busy life, join us from wherever you are for Writer's Lunch.

Thu, Mar 07, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sanders Library - Meeting Room
Bring your needles or hooks and yarn. Any kind of craft is welcome. Learn a thing or two or just enjoy the company. We meet every Thursday from 1-3 PM.

Thu, Mar 07, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Sanders Library - Children's Program Room
Our fiction book club meets on the first Thursday of every month, with a break in June and July. Contact Ginann at gswindle@cals.org for more information.

Thu, Mar 07, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Fletcher Library - Program Room
Let your creativity shine after school.

Thu, Mar 07, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Port Industrial Hub
"Preview" hours are Thursday, March 7 from 3PM-5PM and open only to 2023 and lifetime members of Friends of CALS. Library donors who have donated $25 or more to the CALS Foundation or Friends of CALS in the last year are also invited.

Thu, Mar 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Nixon Library - Meeting Room
We will be making graphic novel/comic book themed coasters in this program. Supplies provided but limited. Registration required.

Thu, Mar 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Terry Library - Program Room
Come celebrate Read Across America Day with Dr. Seuss crafts and a candy guessing jar! For kids in grades K-5.

Thu, Mar 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sanders Library - Meeting Room
Stop by the library after school and have book chats, create crafts, play games, and nerd out. Ages 12-18.

Thu, Mar 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mini Main - Youth and Teen Department
There are so many creative uses for permanent markers! Let's use Sharpies to make patterned tie-dye bandanas.

Thu, Mar 07, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Rooker Library - Meeting Room
After school crafting with Ms. Sarah

Thu, Mar 07, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Children's Library - Activity Room
It's March Madness, time to rank up classic cereals!

Thu, Mar 07, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Ron Robinson Theater - Ron Robinson Theater
Meek housewife Thelma (Geena Davis) joins her friend Louise (Susan Sarandon), an independent waitress, on a short fishing trip.
Register

Fri, Mar 08, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Port Industrial Hub
Friday, March 8, and Saturday, March 9, from 10AM-2PM. Open to the public.

Fri, Mar 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Mini Main - Youth and Teen Department
Enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement. Storytime will help your child learn and practice pre-reading skills, develop an increased vocabulary & attention span, and nurture a lifelong love of reading!

Fri, Mar 08, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
UA Little Rock Downtown
Drop by and ask your burning technology questions, or get help with a specific problem from an expert. Feel free to bring your mobile device or laptop.

Fri, Mar 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sanders Library - Meeting Room
Stop by the library after school and have book chats, create crafts, play games, and nerd out. Ages 12-18.

Fri, Mar 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mini Main - Youth and Teen Department
Customize your own drink coaster with mod podge and cute designs!

Fri, Mar 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Library - Maker Space Lab
Spring is near! Let's artistically express our love for the season with Q-Tip art!

Fri, Mar 08, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Rock it lab
This Second Friday Art Night we will have three artists selling their creations: John Kushmaul, Gregory Moore, and Unicorn Dream Candles (Colin Jorgensen)! DJ Cat Dad will be performing! Join us for a fantastic (and free!) fun-filled evening.

Fri, Mar 08, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Ron Robinson Theater - Ron Robinson Theater
In this sequel set eleven years after "The Terminator," young John Connor, the key to civilization's victory over a future robot uprising, is the target of the shape-shifting T-1000, a Terminator sent from the future to kill him.
Register

Sat, Mar 09, 9:30am - 1:30pm
Rock It! Lab
Have you always dreamed of making your own clothes and accessories but you haven't learned to sew yet? If so, come learn the basics in this exemplary class by Karen Horton of Clutch Crush Stitch Academy!
Register

Sat, Mar 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Children's Library - Theatre
Join us at Children's Library for a storytime adventure - a dragony, tacoy themed adventure with a special guest!

Sat, Mar 09, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Port Industrial Hub
Friday, March 8, and Saturday, March 9, from 10AM-2PM. Open to the public.

Sat, Mar 09, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room - Adult
Join us twice a month to give and receive writing feedback in a safe and respectful environment.

Sat, Mar 09, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Rooker Library - Meeting Room
If you're feeling creative, come to the library and bring a friend! We provide all the materials to create something unique for you to make and take.

Sat, Mar 09, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Fletcher Library
Welcome to the Ugly Craft Club, a place where chaos and craftiness collide! This month we will be decorating flower pots. Materials will be provided.

Sat, Mar 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sanders Library - Meeting Room
Have fun creating your own sushi made out of candy and other sweet treats. Ages 12 -18.

Sat, Mar 09, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ron Robinson Theater - Ron Robinson Theater
Join us on Saturday, March 9, at 8:00 p.m. when Arkansas Sounds presents four uniquely talented Arkansas singer-songwriters with deep musical roots in folk, blues, rock, and country, as they swap songs in an intimate and personal concert.
Register

Mon, Mar 11, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Rooker Library - Meeting Room
Classes are free. Las clases son gratis.

Mon, Mar 11, 9:15am - 10:45am
Fletcher Library - Program Room
Come join us for a Monday morning movie here at Fletcher! Coffee and donuts will be provided for attendees.

Mon, Mar 11, 10:00am - 11:30am
Nixon Library - Meeting Room
In this class we will be learning some sewing tips.

Mon, Mar 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
Thompson Library - Children's Program Room
Join Ms. Heidi for the Thompson Library's Lapsit time! We will read short stories, sing interactive songs, and enjoy playtime together.

Mon, Mar 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
Terry Library - Program Room
Preschool Storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays at 10:30am. Enjoy stories, songs, and more with Ms. Sara! Best for ages 3-5.

Mon, Mar 11, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Sanders Library - Meeting Room
Drop in puzzle club for adults.  Work alone or with others and chat about puzzles, books, and more.  All levels of puzzling skills welcome. We meet weekly on Monday from 12:30-3:30. A great way to relax!

Mon, Mar 11, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Start your family history and genealogy journey!
Register

Mon, Mar 11, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Sanders Library - Meeting Room
Enjoy watching a movie while puzzling and playing games. Ages 12-18.

Mon, Mar 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mini Main - Youth and Teen Department
Join us for a relaxing afternoon of coloring. Warm beverages and snacks provided.

Mon, Mar 11, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Rooker Library - Meeting Room
Classes are free. Las clases son gratis.

Mon, Mar 11, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Dee Brown Library - Meeting Room
En curso, actualmente lleno envie un correo electronico para solicitar informacion sobre nuestras proximas sesiones:: lpbean@cals.org
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Mar 11, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Terry Library - Meeting Room
Artist Drien Thompson will guide us through a fun and engaging acrylic paint portrait workshop designed for beginners and hobbyists. All experience levels are welcome. For adults only.

Mon, Mar 11, 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Sanders Library - Meeting Room
Clases de inglés para principiantes.

Mon, Mar 11, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Dee Brown Library - Programming Room
From writer, producer and director Mick Csaky, The Godmother of Rock & Roll: Sister Rosetta Tharpe is a documentary that chronicles the life, music and influence of African-American gospel singer and guitar virtuoso Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

Tue, Mar 12, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Rooker Library - Meeting Room
Classes are free. Las clases son gratis.

Tue, Mar 12, 9:30am - 10:15am
Fletcher Library - Program Room
This month, let's read about all sorts of things that GO! Cars, animals, even you and me!

Tue, Mar 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Children's Library - Activity Room
All the sensory fun, with no cleanup for you!

Tue, Mar 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Rooker Library - Children's Area
Fun for littles! We read, sing, dance and have an age appropriate craft.

Tue, Mar 12, 10:30am - 11:15am
Fletcher Library - Program Room
This month, let's read about all sorts of things that GO! Cars, animals, even you and me!

Tue, Mar 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Terry Library - Program Room
Preschool Storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays at 10:30am. Enjoy stories, songs, and more with Ms. Sara! Best for ages 3-5.

Tue, Mar 12, 10:30am - 1:00pm
Dee Brown Library
Garden workday, different activities based on what needs to be done and patron interest.

Tue, Mar 12, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dee Brown Library - Programming Room
Knit or crochet with us in person and enjoy community. Beginners or seasoned crafters welcome.

Tue, Mar 12, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room - Adult
If you're struggling to make space for writing in your busy life, join us from wherever you are for Writer's Lunch.

Tue, Mar 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sanders Library - Meeting Room
Come in for fun, music, and prizes at bingo! Meets monthly on the second Tuesday, 2-3 PM.

Tue, Mar 12, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Thompson Library
Join Ms. Heidi, a former homeschooler, for an hour of fun, arts & crafts, games, and friendship with fellow homeschoolers! For ages 5-11. To register, contact Heidi at hmsohl@cals.org.

Tue, Mar 12, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Fletcher Library - Program Room
Come hone your strategy.

Tue, Mar 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Thompson Library - Children's Program Room
Build something with Thompson Library's LEGO & Block Collection while meeting new people and making friends.

Tue, Mar 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Terry Library - Program Room
Let your building skills show. Drop in and create with us! Legos are provided.

Tue, Mar 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sanders Library - Meeting Room
Stop by the library after school and have book chats, create crafts, play games, and nerd out. Ages 12-18.

Tue, Mar 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mini Main - Youth and Teen Department
Get ready for Saint Patrick's Day and add a little luck to your life by crafting some lucky charms! 

Tue, Mar 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Library - Maker Space Lab
Learn about honey bees and beekeeping, using the library bees as our laboratory.

Tue, Mar 12, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Ron Robinson Theater - Ron Robinson Theater
Nancy Archer is a rich socialite who is unhappily married to husband Harry, who left her once but came back to her when he needed money.
Register

Wed, Mar 13, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Rooker Library - Meeting Room
Classes are free. Las clases son gratis.

Wed, Mar 13, 10:00am - 11:55am
Milam Library - Community Room
Crafting circle for adults 18 years and up.

Wed, Mar 13, 10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual - Virtual Room - Adult
Learn how and why to write the stories of your life.

Wed, Mar 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Thompson Library - Children's Program Room
Join Ms. Heidi for story-time at the Thompson Library!

Wed, Mar 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Children's Library - Theatre
Join us at Children's Library for a storytime adventure!

Wed, Mar 13, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Rock It! Lab
Have you always dreamed of making your own clothes and accessories but you haven't learned to sew yet? If so, come learn the basics in this exemplary class by Karen Horton of Clutch Crush Stitch Academy!
Register

Wed, Mar 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Mini Main
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Storytime is a great way to bond with your baby or toddler. Storytime helps develop your child's brain, ability to focus, concentration, social skills and communication skills.

Wed, Mar 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Terry Library - Program Room
Toddler Storytime on Wednesdays at 10:30am. Enjoy stories, songs, and activities with Ms. Sara! Best for toddlers who are walking up to 2 years old.

Wed, Mar 13, 10:30am - 1:00pm
Dee Brown Library - Programming Room
Providing space for conversation and community. All are welcome. Coffee/tea and light snacks provided.

Wed, Mar 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Nixon Library - Meeting Room
Build with different materials.

Wed, Mar 13, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Thompson Library - Children's Program Room
Join Ms. Heidi for storytime at the Thompson Library!

Wed, Mar 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Rooker Library - Meeting Room
This program is for the homeschooled in our community. We lean into STEAM fun.

Wed, Mar 13, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Nixon Library - Meeting Room
We provide a variety of games for people to play. For ages 18+

Wed, Mar 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sanders Library - Meeting Room
Learn about the fight for women's suffrage in Arkansas from community outreach archivist Danielle Afsordeh and create reproductions of suffrage pennants in celebration of Women's History Month.

Wed, Mar 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sanders Library - Meeting Room
Stop by the library after school and have book chats, create crafts, play games, and nerd out. Ages 12-18.

Wed, Mar 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Nixon Library - Meeting Room
Work on different color pages.

Wed, Mar 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mini Main - Youth and Teen Department
Added Art is the merging of different arts and artists. Participants will be given existing art pieces and be allowed to add whatever elements they choose to make the piece their own design. 

Wed, Mar 13, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Rooker Library - Meeting Room
Classes are free. Las clases son gratis.

Wed, Mar 13, 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Fletcher Library - Community Room
Braver Angels is a monthly series of conversations about politics and related topics. We welcome citizens who seek a respectful, safe environment in which to listen with curiosity to others and to speak effectively about their own views.

Thu, Mar 14, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Rooker Library - Meeting Room
Classes are free. Las clases son gratis.

Thu, Mar 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Fletcher Library - Program Room
Sensory bins and bubbles await!

Thu, Mar 14, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room - Adult
If you're struggling to make space for writing in your busy life, join us from wherever you are for Writer's Lunch.

Thu, Mar 14, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sanders Library - Meeting Room
Bring your needles or hooks and yarn. Any kind of craft is welcome. Learn a thing or two or just enjoy the company. We meet every Thursday from 1-3 PM.

Canceled
Thu, Mar 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Nixon Library
This book club reads non-fiction books including true crime, biographies/memoirs, self-help, current events, social sciences/politics. Please call (501)457-5038 if you would like to attend.

Thu, Mar 14, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Fletcher Library - Program Room
Watch and discuss cult classic movies after school.

Thu, Mar 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
Join us as we chat with master storyteller and internationally bestselling author Christopher Paolini about his return to the World of Eragon with Murtagh, a stunning continuation of the epic fantasy.
Register

Thu, Mar 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Terry Library - Program Room
Use your St. Patrick's Day spirit to create a leprechaun of your own using only popsicle sticks and paint! For kids in grades K-5.

Thu, Mar 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sanders Library - Meeting Room
Stop by the library after school and have book chats, create crafts, play games, and nerd out. Ages 12-18.

Thu, Mar 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mini Main - Youth and Teen Department
Ready for some friendly competition? We're playing fun, fast-paced board games - with prizes for first, second, and third place winners! 2/14 Blank Slate 2/21 P is for Pizza

Thu, Mar 14, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Rooker Library - Meeting Room
After school crafting with Ms. Sarah

Thu, Mar 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
New venue Children's Library - Maker Space Lab
This bi-monthly program is designed for adults, families, and youth interested in beekeeping.

Thu, Mar 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Maumelle Library - Meeting Room
From writer, producer and director Mick Csaky, The Godmother of Rock & Roll: Sister Rosetta Tharpe is a documentary that chronicles the life, music and influence of African-American gospel singer and guitar virtuoso Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

Thu, Mar 14, 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Ron Robinson Theater - Ron Robinson Theater
Join the Made in Arkansas Film Festival for a monthly night of screenings in the CALS Ron Robinson Theater. This month, we're thrilled to present an evening celebrating Arkansas women in film!
Register

Fri, Mar 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
Mini Main - Youth and Teen Department
Enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement. Storytime will help your child learn and practice pre-reading skills, develop an increased vocabulary & attention span, and nurture a lifelong love of reading!

Fri, Mar 15, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
UA Little Rock Downtown
Drop by and ask your burning technology questions, or get help with a specific problem from an expert. Feel free to bring your mobile device or laptop.

Fri, Mar 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sanders Library - Meeting Room
Stop by the library after school and have book chats, create crafts, play games, and nerd out. Ages 12-18.

Fri, Mar 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mini Main - Youth and Teen Department
Defrost from the chill of winter and welcome the coming of spring with cozy activities!

Fri, Mar 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Children's Library - Activity Room
Do you like dragons? Do you like trading cards? Then you'll love Reading Dragons! Join us weekly for fun activities.

Fri, Mar 15, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Ron Robinson Theater - Ron Robinson Theater
Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) is a medical engineer on her first shuttle mission. Her commander is veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky (George Clooney), helming his last flight before retirement.
Register

Sat, Mar 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Children's Library - Theatre
Join the Clinton Presidential Center's Read to Lead: Women's History Month series. Listen to great stories about influential voices and get the chance to create some accessible crafts and participate in music-making activities.

Sat, Mar 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
Sanders Library - Meeting Room
Construct wooden crafts using tools!

Sat, Mar 16, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Mini Main - Youth and Teen Department
Traditional Victorian-era parties were all about fun activities and socializing. Games such as croquet, archery and lawn tennis were the order of the day. Enjoy a modern-day Victorian Garden Party with food, games, and crafts.

Sat, Mar 16, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Ron Robinson Theater - Ron Robinson Theater
Easter in Art is a stunning film on one of the most significant events in history - the death and resurrection of Jesus.
Register

Sat, Mar 16, 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Ron Robinson Theater - Ron Robinson Theater
It's an otherworldly sensational dream! It's cult classic "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" at the Ron Robinson Theater! This special screening will include a pre-show featuring wacky games, trivia, and costume contests sure to tantalize and tease.
Register

Sun, Mar 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Dee Brown Library - Programming Room
This group meets once a month on Sundays at 2 p.m. at the Dee Brown Library. This event is free but limited to one repairable item per person. For more information on Repair Cafés check out their website https://repaircafe.org/en/

Mon, Mar 18, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Rooker Library - Meeting Room
Classes are free. Las clases son gratis.

Mon, Mar 18, 9:15am - 10:45am
Fletcher Library - Program Room
Come join us for a Monday morning movie here at Fletcher! Coffee and donuts will be provided for attendees.

Mon, Mar 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Thompson Library - Children's Program Room
Join Ms. Heidi for the Thompson Library's Lapsit time! We will read short stories, sing interactive songs, and enjoy playtime together.

Mon, Mar 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Children's Library - Activity Room
Have you ever wanted to make your own instrument? Join us to learn how!

Mon, Mar 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Terry Library - Program Room
Preschool Storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays at 10:30am. Enjoy stories, songs, and more with Ms. Sara! Best for ages 3-5.

Mon, Mar 18, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Sanders Library - Meeting Room
Drop in puzzle club for adults.  Work alone or with others and chat about puzzles, books, and more.  All levels of puzzling skills welcome. We meet weekly on Monday from 12:30-3:30. A great way to relax!

Mon, Mar 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Fletcher Library - Program Room
The eclipse is right around the corner, so bring a piece of the solar system home this spring break!

Mon, Mar 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Library - Activity Room
It's Women's History month! Learn about the amazing Arkansas women who have gone out into the world and made a difference!

Mon, Mar 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Terry Library - Program Room
Practice your reading with a certified therapy dog every 1st and 3rd Mondays. For grades K-12.

Mon, Mar 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mini Main - Youth and Teen Department
Join us for a relaxing afternoon of coloring. Warm beverages and snacks provided.

Mon, Mar 18, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Rooker Library - Meeting Room
Classes are free. Las clases son gratis.

Mon, Mar 18, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Dee Brown Library - Meeting Room
En curso, actualmente lleno envie un correo electronico para solicitar informacion sobre nuestras proximas sesiones:: lpbean@cals.org
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Mar 18, 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Sanders Library - Meeting Room
Clases de inglés para principiantes.

Mon, Mar 18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Fletcher Library - Program Room
From writer, producer and director Mick Csaky, The Godmother of Rock & Roll: Sister Rosetta Tharpe is a documentary that chronicles the life, music and influence of African-American gospel singer and guitar virtuoso Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

Tue, Mar 19, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Rooker Library - Meeting Room
Classes are free. Las clases son gratis.

Tue, Mar 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Children's Library - Activity Room
All the sensory fun, with no cleanup for you!

Tue, Mar 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Rooker Library - Children's Area
Fun for littles! We read, sing, dance and have an age appropriate craft.

Tue, Mar 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Terry Library - Program Room
Preschool Storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays at 10:30am. Enjoy stories, songs, and more with Ms. Sara! Best for ages 3-5.

Tue, Mar 19, 10:30am - 1:00pm
Dee Brown Library
Garden workday, different activities based on what needs to be done and patron interest.

Tue, Mar 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dee Brown Library - Programming Room
Knit or crochet with us in person and enjoy community. Beginners or seasoned crafters welcome.

Tue, Mar 19, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room - Adult
If you're struggling to make space for writing in your busy life, join us from wherever you are for Writer's Lunch.

Tue, Mar 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Fletcher Library - Community Room
Put your cooking skills to work this afternoon with some inventive appetizers!

Tue, Mar 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Library - Maker Space Lab
Do you like to tinker? Do you like to create little robots? Join us at CLLC to make a solar critter!

Tue, Mar 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Library - Greenhouse
Come have some fun and lend a hand in our garden and greenhouse as we dig into spring and learn together!

Tue, Mar 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Terry Library - Program Room
Let your building skills show. Drop in and create with us! Legos are provided.

Tue, Mar 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Nixon Library
Work on different kinds of puzzles.

Tue, Mar 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mini Main - Youth and Teen Department
Spring is here! Blossom into the new season with these botanical crafts. 

Tue, Mar 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Thompson Library - Children's Program Room
Join Ms. Heidi for afterschool storytime at the Thompson Library for ages 6-11. The theme for March is springtime.

Tue, Mar 19, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Nixon Library - Meeting Room
Creatively explore the history of women's home front work during wartime by learning some basic knitting stitches.

Tue, Mar 19, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Milam Library
Sounds in the Stacks is a series of community concerts at CALS branches that highlights local musicians with different musical backgrounds as they showcase their talent and skill in an intimate one-hour concert.

Tue, Mar 19, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Ron Robinson Theater - Ron Robinson Theater
The head of a major cosmetics company experiments on herself with a youth formula made from royal jelly extracted from wasps, but the formula's side effects have deadly consequences.
Register

Wed, Mar 20, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Rooker Library - Meeting Room
Classes are free. Las clases son gratis.

Wed, Mar 20, 10:00am - 11:55am
Milam Library - Community Room
Crafting circle for adults 18 years and up.

Wed, Mar 20, 10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual - Virtual Room - Adult
Learn how and why to write the stories of your life.

Wed, Mar 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
Thompson Library - Children's Program Room
Join Ms. Heidi for story-time at the Thompson Library!

Wed, Mar 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
Children's Library - Theatre
Join us at Children's Library for a storytime adventure!

Wed, Mar 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Mini Main
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and movement. Storytime is a great way to bond with your baby or toddler. Storytime helps develop your child's brain, ability to focus, concentration, social skills and communication skills.

Wed, Mar 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Terry Library - Program Room
Toddler Storytime on Wednesdays at 10:30am. Enjoy stories, songs, and activities with Ms. Sara! Best for toddlers who are walking up to 2 years old.

Wed, Mar 20, 10:30am - 1:00pm
Dee Brown Library - Programming Room
Providing space for conversation and community. All are welcome. Coffee/tea and light snacks provided.

Wed, Mar 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Nixon Library - Meeting Room
Music, stories, and a take home craft.

Wed, Mar 20, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Fletcher Library - Program Room
A Memory Café is a comfortable, supportive environment where people with dementia and their caregivers can socialize, build support networks, and enjoy dementia-friendly activities together.

Wed, Mar 20, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Thompson Library - Children's Program Room
Join Ms. Heidi for storytime at the Thompson Library!

Wed, Mar 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Rooker Library - Meeting Room
This program is for the homeschooled in our community. We lean into STEAM fun.

Wed, Mar 20, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Nixon Library - Meeting Room
We provide a variety of games for people to play. For ages 18+

Wed, Mar 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Fletcher Library - Program Room
Using watercolors, paper, and glue, create a beautiful customizable library of your very own!

Wed, Mar 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Library - Activity Room
Wanting to learn about astrology but not sure where to start? Come by CLLC and learn all about the sign Aries!

Wed, Mar 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Nixon Library - Meeting Room
Watch a family-friendly movie.

Wed, Mar 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mini Main - Youth and Teen Department
LEGO lovers unite! Use your imagination to construct something unique. Play with friends or on your own.

Wed, Mar 20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Rooker Library - Meeting Room
Classes are free. Las clases son gratis.

Thu, Mar 21, All day
Nixon Library
Roy learns that mistakes help us grow and learn.

Thu, Mar 21, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Rooker Library - Meeting Room
Classes are free. Las clases son gratis.

Thu, Mar 21, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual - Virtual Room - Adult
If you're struggling to make space for writing in your busy life, join us from wherever you are for Writer's Lunch.

Thu, Mar 21, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sanders Library - Meeting Room
Bring your needles or hooks and yarn. Any kind of craft is welcome. Learn a thing or two or just enjoy the company. We meet every Thursday from 1-3 PM.

Thu, Mar 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Nixon Library - Meeting Room
This book club reads fiction & non-fiction books. Please call (501)457-5038 if you would like to attend.

Thu, Mar 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Fletcher Library - Program Room
Feel like a real paleontologist by digging for your own fossils!

Thu, Mar 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Library - Activity Room
Have you ever made your own butter? It's super easy, come learn how!

Thu, Mar 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Nixon Library - Meeting Room
We will be doing diamond painting (bookmarks) in this program. Supplies provided but limited. Registration required.

Thu, Mar 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Terry Library - Program Room
Come and be creative with perler beads. Follow the sample or create your own design, the choice is yours. For kids in grades K-5.

Thu, Mar 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mini Main - Youth and Teen Department
Ready for some friendly competition? We're playing fun, fast-paced board games - with prizes for first, second, and third place winners! 2/14 Blank Slate 2/21 P is for Pizza

Thu, Mar 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Library
Together we will learn about Unity and Color Theory. This program is designed for preschool and elementary school aged kids.

Thu, Mar 21, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Rooker Library - Meeting Room
After school crafting with Ms. Sarah

Thu, Mar 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
You're invited to a fascinating conversation with Madeline Miller, bestselling author of The Song of Achilles and Circe, as she chats about her body of work and her process in retelling Greek classics into modern epics in fiction.
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Thu, Mar 21, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Join us as we navigate the ethical considerations, societal impact, and technological advancements shaping modern policing. Hear experts discuss the implications of these practices on privacy, civil liberties, and law enforcement in the modern era.

Thu, Mar 21, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Ron Robinson Theater - Ron Robinson Theater
NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

Fri, Mar 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Mini Main - Youth and Teen Department
Enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement. Storytime will help your child learn and practice pre-reading skills, develop an increased vocabulary & attention span, and nurture a lifelong love of reading!

Fri, Mar 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Library - Activity Room
It's almost summer time, so lets discuss what you'd like to see at CLLC!

Fri, Mar 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Nixon Library - Meeting Room
Play video games after school.

Fri, Mar 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mini Main - Youth and Teen Department
Spring flowers are coming! Spruce up plain jars with springtime flowers.

Fri, Mar 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Library - Activity Room
It's a family game night, but at the library!

Fri, Mar 22, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Ron Robinson Theater - Ron Robinson Theater
In the 23rd century, a New York City cabbie, Korben Dallas (Bruce Willis), finds the fate of the world in his hands when Leeloo (Milla Jovovich) falls into his cab.
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Sat, Mar 23, 9:30am - 1:30pm
Rock It! Lab
Have you always dreamed of making your own clothes and accessories but you haven't learned to sew yet? If so, come learn the basics in this exemplary class by Karen Horton of Clutch Crush Stitch Academy!
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Sat, Mar 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sanders Library - Meeting Room
Bring your puzzles to swap & chat with fellow puzzlers! This event is for swapping only--no sales permitted. All piece counts and brands are welcome. Please note missing pieces.

Sat, Mar 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Fletcher Library - Program Room
March 23rd is National Puppy Day AND Cuddly Kitten Day! This elementary storytime has some extra-special guests, Holly and Kay with their therapy dogs.

Sat, Mar 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Children's Library - Theatre
Let your toddlers and preschoolers play on our soft gymnastics mats.

Sat, Mar 23, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual - Virtual Room - Adult
Join us twice a month to give and receive writing feedback in a safe and respectful environment.

Sat, Mar 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Rooker Library - Meeting Room
If you're feeling creative, come to the library and bring a friend! We provide all the materials to create something unique for you to make and take.

Sat, Mar 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Children's Library - Activity Room
Do you like dragons? Do you like trading cards? Then you'll love Reading Dragons! Join us weekly for fun activities.

Sat, Mar 23, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Ron Robinson Theater - Ron Robinson Theater
After awakening from a four-year coma, a former assassin wreaks vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her.
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Sat, Mar 23, 8:30pm - 10:00pm
Ron Robinson Theater - Ron Robinson Theater
The Bride continues her quest of vengeance against her former boss and lover Bill, the reclusive bouncer Budd, and the treacherous, one-eyed Elle.
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