Month: January 2022

The Winter of Our Content


Those seven letters essentially make up one word with two somewhat different but related meanings (and different pronunciations). The first sense is the one evoked by a “table of contents,” for example, meaning something that is contained. In the second sense, the word can be used as either a verb or adjective,

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Come Imagine with the Imaginator Extraordinaire!

Jane F. Hankins: The Imaginator Extraordinaire

Galleries & Bookstore at Library Square, Underground Gallery  

CALS Roberts Library of Arkansas History & Art

On view through February 26, 2022 

Witty, whimsical, wonderful. These words describe the creative world of Little Rock artist Jane F.

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Come See Us Periodically at the CALS Roberts Library Research Room!

As most patrons who come into the CALS Roberts Library Research Room probably know, our collection includes many types of research materials, from books to manuscript items. I’m sure most people would assume that we also have periodicals but might be surprised at the number in the collection, the scope of the titles, and how old some are.

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A Word from the Roberts Library: New Initiatives in the New Year

What’s next? My soothsayer retired in defeat after the last two years, but I can share a few things I know we’ll be able to count on in the new year:

Projects! As I mentioned in my last post, we’ve received grant funding that will help the CALS Encyclopedia of Arkansas (EOA) be more accessible,

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Butler Banner Archive

The Butler Banner archives between 1999-2018 are available in PDF format only. The Butler Banner was our print newsletter.

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