An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until November 28, 2020
September 11 – November 28, 2020
Galleries at Library Square, CALS Roberts Library
As part of the Central Arkansas Library System’s celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of Arkansas author Dee Brown’s classic Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, the CALS Galleries at Library Square are honored to host an exhibition of ledger art from the J. W. Wiggins Contemporary Native American Art Collection.
Wiggins explains that these “contemporary Ledger Art Drawings are created by Native American artists from the late 1980s until today.
An event every month that begins at 3:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 14, 2020
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.
Due to ongoing public health concerns, Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) has suspended all programs and outreach through the end of August.
An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until April 20, 2021
The CALS Butler Center offers a monthly beginner’s oral history workshop taught by Benji de la Piedra, oral historian and author. Participants will learn how to
- think about questions, stories, memories, and dialogue like oral historians do;
- prepare for and conduct oral history interviews with the technology they have available to them (including phone and video chat); and
- imagine and pursue possible outcomes of the interviewing process.
This course is open to all.