On this edition of Ozarks, we take a look at what security measure public libraries put in place to keep patrons safe. Plus, Sad Daddy stops by the studio for a little conversation and a musical performance.

Jacqueline Froelich

Libraries are quiet havens for reading and reflection, but they can also be vulnerable to violent offenders. Two northwest Arkansas librarian staff discuss measures they take to secure their facilities and their patrons safety.


Springdale Public Library

Fayetteville Public Library

High Percentage of Inmates in Solitary Confinement

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According to a new report from the Yale School of Law, Arkansas has the highest percentage of male inmates in solitary confinement in the country. 

AGFC Seeks Public Comment

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The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is seeking public comment through Sept. 11 on its draft Arkansas Wildlife Action Plan that deals with threatened species and protections. You can read the draft here, and you can email comments to

The exhibit, which began nine years ago, will be on display at the Smith Pendergraft Campus Center from Sept. 8 through the 11th.