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Imagine a Day Without Water: Artwork by LRSD students

ON VIEW –  November 12 to December 30, 2021
The Landing at the Galleries & Bookstore at Library Square, CALS Roberts Library

Little Rock School District students from 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) afterschool programs at Bale, Carver, and Chicot Elementary Schools try to “Imagine a Day Without Water” through the creation of water-themed artwork. This effort is part of a partnership between Central Arkansas Water (CAW), the Little Rock School District,

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Walter Imahara and David Meltzer: “Memories of Japanese American Internment in World War II Arkansas”

CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies Presents LEGACIES & LUNCH

Speaker: Walter Imahara and David Meltzer

Not long after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the federal government rounded up more than 100,000 people of Japanese descent—both immigrants and native-born citizens—and began one of the most horrific mass-incarceration events in U.S. history. Jerome and Rohwer: Memories of Japanese American Internment in World War II Arkansas is a collection of brief memoirs written by former internees of Jerome and Rohwer,

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CALS Roberts Library Research Room Bonus Saturday (December 4)

Join us Saturday, December 4 in the 2nd Floor Research Room (Roberts Library) for Bonus Saturday. We will be open from noon to 4pm and staff will be ready assist you with your genealogy questions and queries. Located at 401 President Clinton Ave., the Bobby L. Roberts Library of Arkansas History & Art is a branch of the Central Arkansas Library System and promotes Arkansas history and culture. Our 2nd floor Research Room offers non-circulating reference books and research databases to help patrons with their genealogy and family history research.
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2nd Friday Art Night at Library Square (December 2021)

Lobolly Ice Cream with hot cocoa and ice cream scoops!!!!

THIS MONTH’s Exhibition Opening

Jane F. Hankins: The Imaginator Extraordinaire
The Underground Gallery at the Galleries & Bookstore at Library Square, CALS Roberts Library

Witty, whimsical, wonderful—these words describe the creative world of Little Rock artist Jane F. Hankins. The Jonesboro native has been a strong presence in the Arkansas art community for over twenty years.

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Finding Family Facts (December 13)

The Butler Center offers a beginner’s genealogy class the second Monday of every month, taught by Rhonda Stewart, the Butler Center’s local history and genealogy expert. Participants will learn how to use online databases and city directories, as well as how to archive family documents. Jump-start your genealogy research with this fun and creative way to learn about the past.

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CALS Roberts Library Research Room Bonus Saturday (December 18)

Join us Saturday, December 18 in the 2nd Floor Research Room (Roberts Library) for Bonus Saturday. We will be open from noon to 4pm and staff will be ready assist you with your genealogy questions and queries. Located at 401 President Clinton Ave., the Bobby L. Roberts Library of Arkansas History & Art is a branch of the Central Arkansas Library System and promotes Arkansas history and culture. Our 2nd floor Research Room offers non-circulating reference books and research databases to help patrons with their genealogy and family history research.
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Finding Family Facts (January 10, 2022)

The Butler Center offers a beginner’s genealogy class the second Monday of every month, taught by Rhonda Stewart, the Butler Center’s local history and genealogy expert. Participants will learn how to use online databases and city directories, as well as how to archive family documents. Jump-start your genealogy research with this fun and creative way to learn about the past.

Register for Finding Family Facts

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Finding Family Facts (February 14)

The Butler Center offers a beginner’s genealogy class the second Monday of every month, taught by Rhonda Stewart, the Butler Center’s local history and genealogy expert. Participants will learn how to use online databases and city directories, as well as how to archive family documents. Jump-start your genealogy research with this fun and creative way to learn about the past.

Register for Finding Family Facts

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