Wrapping Station Now Open

Where is the tape? Do I have enough wrapping paper? Lock the door so the kids don’t see!!! All these questions are probably going through your head as you hurry to wrap presents on the bedroom floor. But this year, save your money, time, and your back. Use the Wrapping Station at both our locations … Continued

The Ultimatum, Book 1 of the Guardian Series by Karen Robards

Meet Bianca St. Ives. Part cat burglar, part spy, part security expert, Bianca lives mostly in the shadows as a righter of wrongs, but she’s no friend to law enforcement. She’d rather take care of things her own way, the way she’d been taught by her father, Richard St. Ives. Bianca, Richard, and a team … Continued

Santa Claus is Coming to Town! 

Santa is coming to the library! This is a busy time of year for Santa with last minute sleigh checks, checking his list not once but twice, and getting ready for the big day.  But luckily your favorite children’s librarians are definitely on the nice list, and have talked Santa into coming to visit.    He’ll … Continued

Teens Cook Too!

Want to impress your family for the holidays? Bake a yummy creation that will have them thinking you’re a professional chef! With just a few ingredients and 20 minutes of your time this side dish will become an easy favorite. As a bonus, you don’t have to tell anyone how easy it actually was. So … Continued

IT Support Specialist

The IT Support Specialist is responsible for daily management and routine maintenance of installed applications, servers, networks, and all related IT equipment for the Saline County Library. Qualifications 2 years of experience in a public library or IT department are required. Willingness to aid staff and patrons with technology, self-motivation, and the commitment to providing … Continued

Getting’ Hygge Wit It

Daylight Saving Time will end soon on November 6, ushering in the short days and long nights of winter. One of the best ways to combat the winter blahs (and/or blues) is by embracing the Danish concept of contentment, comfort, and connection known as Hygge (pronounced ‘hue-geh’). Hygge is where mindfulness and minimalism meet. It … Continued

2022 SCL Awards Recap (photos at bottom)

We were so excited to host our first-ever Saline County Library Awards on September 29th, 2022. We presented 30 awards to staff, patrons, and members of the community. The event was held at the Saline County Career and Technical Campus.  The purpose of the ceremony was to highlight the achievements the library has completed over … Continued

The benefit of audiobooks  

We love books here at the library. We love them all from ebooks to traditional print, classic literature to modern graphic novels. We believe books of all forms have their benefits. Audiobooks are a medium that can be overlooked by children and parents alike, with some detractors saying that they don’t really count as reading.   … Continued

Winter Reading

Remember Summer Reading? Well, it’s very similar, but this time, all you have to do is complete Bingo tasks. You will receive a Bingo sheet that has squares with various reading missions. Once you complete one, mark it off. If the book you are reading counts for multiple squares, then mark those off, too. Pretty … Continued

Tech Connect: Free Basic Computer Classes

(Spanish) We are proud to announce we are the only library in the state of Arkansas to receive a Public Library Association Digital Literacy Workshop Incentive Grant. With the grant funds, we are bringing basic computer and internet courses to the underserved populations in our community.    The purpose of this course is to provide basic … Continued