The Central Arkansas Library System will issue $4 million of bonds this summer to buy land for new branch libraries but will wait on a legal decision before issuing the remaining $28 million of a proposed $32 million bond issue.

The library system that serves Little Rock and several suburbs in Pulaski County had planned to take the full $32 million issue to market in early May. However, the deal was postponed when several residents filed a lawsuit over a voter-approved increase in the property tax for the library.

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