Arts Scene: Bobby Roberts

May 2, 2019

Art English, a University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor emeritus, prepares to sign an antique dictionary with a note of congratulations for retired Central Arkansas Library Director Bobby Roberts on Sunday at the Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library and Learning Center in Little Rock.

Bobby Roberts, former director of the Central Arkansas Library System sat down to dicsuss his reasons for retiring and the success of many projects under his leadership. Many things were developed during his time as director such as the buildings that now serve as the downtown campus in the River Market District, neighborhood libraries and a children's library.