Summer Reading Club at the children’s library

The mission of the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) Foundation is to provide a margin of excellence to CALS, bringing private philanthropy together with taxpayer support to ensure the library delivers the highest quality service to citizens.


CALS gives everyone access to art, music, culture, movies and a wealth of knowledge. Donations to the CALS Foundation help CALS continue to be a vibrant center of activity for central Arkansas, providing environments that invite reading, lifelong learning, community discussion and a thriving community. CALS is proud to be a recognized force for engaging the mind and elevating the quality of life for central Arkansans and visitors.

• $25 puts a book on the shelves in honor or memory of a friend or loved one.

• $100 purchases a downloadable eBook or audiobook.

• $250 supports the Encyclopedia of Arkansas, a free online source of information about the rich history and culture of Arkansas

• $500 supports the Summer Reading Club, a program helping to prevent the summer slide and encourage a love of reading.

100 Rock St.
Little Rock, AR 72201
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Established: 2010
Library’s Inception:1910
Employees: 298
Service Area: Pulaski & Perry counties