June 10th - July 20st
for Saline County Library card holders, ages 18 and older
Pre-Registration June 1st-June 8th
Regular Registration June 10th-June 29th
for our exciting summer reading program!
Participate in this year’s summer reading program to have a chance to receive fun prizes! When you register, you will receive your 2013 Summer Reading BINGO card .
Summer Reading Kick-Off: Aarg, Pirates!
Bryant: Monday, June 10th, 10:00 a.m.—1:00 p.m.
Benton: Monday, June 10th, 4:00-7:00 p.m.
Fishing in Arkansas: An Arkansas Game & Fish Commission program:
Bryant: Thursday, June 20th, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Benton: Saturday, June 22nd, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Benton Meeting Room: Throughout Summer Reading, view the works of the local artist Tane Steed.
Art Show Reception: Friday, June 14th: 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Urban Farming/Sustainable Living presentation:
Benton: Thursday, June 27th, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Bryant: Thursday, July 11th, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Master Gardener Program: Growing Cone Flowers
Benton: Monday, July 1st, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Peter Brown Author Visit
Benton: Thursday, July 18th, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
American Red Cross Blood Drives
Benton & Bryant Meeting Rooms: Saturday, July 6th, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Bryant: Saturday, July 20th, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Computer & Technology Classes:
Intro to Computers
Bryant: Wednesday, June 26th, 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Benton, Monday, July 15th, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Intro to the Internet
Bryant: Thursday, June 27th, 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Benton: Tuesday, July 16th, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Intro to Facebook
Benton: Thursday, July 9th, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Local History Programs:
Arkansas Confederate Currency & Script
Benton: Thursday, June 13th, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Benton: Monday, June 17th, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Workshop @ Bryant: Saturday, June 22th, 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Registration required: Space is limited)
Saline County in the Civil War 1863:
Benton: Monday, July 8th, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Saline County Cooperative Extension Adult Craft Workshop:
Making a Notepad Holder - Benton: Friday, June 14th, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Topic TBA - Benton: Friday, June 12th, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Scrapbooking 101 Workshops:
Benton: Thursday, June 20th, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Bryant: Saturday, June 29th, 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Book to Film Events:
Benton: Saturday, June 15th, Noon - Holes by Louis Sachar
Bryant: Saturday, July 13th, Noon - I Am Legend by Richard Matheson
Summer Reading Wrap-up: Indiana Jones Advetnure
Benton: Saturday, July 20th, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
*For repeated sessions, please attend only one session so more slots will be free for others who have not yet attended.
The summer reading program is made possible, in part, by a grant from U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services to the Arkansas State Library under the provision of the Library Services and Technology Act.