1315 West Main, Walnut Ridge Arkansas 72476
Lawrence County Library, serving an area of 17,600 residents, has a collection of 63,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 690 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 630 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 6 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 2 branch libraries. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $30,000. Patrons make 39,000 visits annually, and check out materials 147,000 times. Twenty-nine percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Jonesboro) Crowley Ridge Regional Library
(Kennett) Dunklin County Library
(Paragould) Northeast Arkansas Regional Library
(Batesville) White River Regional Library
05/24 Coming to The Walnut Ridge area
Arkansas Scottish Festival Batesville AR April13-14 Located on the campus of Bates College, the festival kicks off with a celtic concert on Friday night and include bagpipe contests and highland dancing competitions.
Arkansas Literary Festival Little Rock AR April18-21 The tenth anniversary gathering with events on both sides of the river. Featuring well known authors Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana.
Riverfest Little Rock AR May24-26 Riverfest is a celebration of visual and performing arts that is held annually over Memorial Day weekend on the banks of the Arkansas River in Little Rock.
Memphis Italian Festival Memphis TN May30-June1 A little taste of Italy, right here in Memphis.
National Championship Chuckwagon Races Clinton AR August31-September2 Chuckwagon Races, Snowy River Race, bronc fanning, music, concerts, camping, trail riding, western trade show, horse and mule clinics, seminars, and barn dances.
Arkansas Rice Festival Weiner AR October11-12 Observing the rich heritage of rice farming in Arkansas and celebrating harvest. See and old time rice threshing demonstration and the youth duck calling contest.