Pulaski County’s public libraries — including the Central Arkansas Library System and the William F. Laman Library in North Little Rock — are more than just reading rooms, offering e-books, music downloads, art galleries, computer access, special features for teen-agers and coffee shops. Complementing library reference departments listed below are the Clinton Presidential Archives, the state History Commission, the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, the UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture in the Arkansas Studies Institute and the William H. Bowen School of Law library and the University of Arkansas’s Ottenheimer Library.



Main Library

100 Rock St., 918-3000


9 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Thu.; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri.—Sat.; 1-5 p.m. Sun.

Dee Brown Library


6325 Baseline Road, 568-7494

10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Tue. and Thu.; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wed., Fri.-Sat.

John Gould Fletcher Library

823 North Buchanan St., 663-5457


9 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Wed.; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Thu.-Sat.

Maumelle Library

10 Lake Point Drive, Maumelle, 851-2551

10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Tue. and Thu.; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wed., Fri.-Sat.

Sidney S. McMath Library

2100 John Barrow Drive, 225-0066

9 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon. and Wed.; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Tue., Thu.-Sat.

Esther D. Nixon Library

703 W. Main St., Jacksonville, 501-457-5038

9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Tue. and Thu.; 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon., Wed., Fri.-Sat.

Oley E. Rooker Library

11 Otter Creek Court, 907-5991

10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon., Wed.-Thu.; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tue., Fri.-Sat.

Amy Sanders Library

31 Shelby Drive, Sherwood, 835-7756

9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon., Wed., Fri.-Sat.; 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Tue. and Thu.

Adolphine Fletcher Terry Library

2015 Napa Valley Drive, 228-0129

9 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon., Wed.-Thu.; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Tue., Fri.-Sat.

Roosevelt Thompson Library

38 Rahling Circle, 821-3060

9 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon., Tue. and Thu.; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Wed., Fri.-Sat.

Sue Cowan Williams Library

1800 Chester St., 376-4282

10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tue. and Thu.; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon., Wed., Fri.-Sat.

North Little Rock

William F. Laman Public Library

2801 Orange St., 758-1720

9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Thu.; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri.-Sat.; 1-5 p.m. Sun.

Laman Argenta branch

506 Main St., 687-1061

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Sat.