Shows to Fill the Stranger Things Gap

The long-awaited final two episodes of season four of Stranger Things have now aired and, let’s be honest, we’ve all already finished it. Until season five comes out next year (or the next), here are some shows to pique your interest: Dark Where to watch: Netflix Description: A family saga with a supernatural twist, set … Continued

Saline County Library Wins PR Xchange Award

The Saline County Library is one of 24 libraries in North America to win the 2022 digital PR Xchange Award. Each of the 24 libraries were recognized at the 2022 PR Xchange event hosted at the American Library Association’s annual conference in Washington D.C. on June 26th. Marketing Coordinator, Jordan Reynolds, and Library Manager, Leigh … Continued

Part-Time Branch Library Assistant Position Open

Summary The Branch Library Assistant is responsible for all public service operations including circulation, reference, and technology help. Qualifications High School Diploma plus two years of customer service experience are preferred. The successful applicant needs to be friendly, outgoing, motivated, and committed to providing excellent service in a public library environment. Required Knowledge, Skills and … Continued

Biographies Aren’t Just for Grown-Ups!

Did you know that the Saline County Library has three sections of biographies aimed toward children? These books are filled with true stories of amazing feats, overcoming obstacles, and learning from failure. Biographies in our early non-fiction section are picture books, written to be read by a grown-up to a child. These have beautiful pictures … Continued

Thank You to our Nature Play Space Sponsors!

Our Nature Play Space is finally open with a nature kitchen, sensory garden, digging table, and more! This could not have been possible without our amazing community members who generously donated brick pavers, play features, and time: A Caddie’s Touch Arkansas Medical Staffing Braswell & Son Pawnbrokers Bryant Kids Closet Bryant Rotary Camp Happy Tails … Continued

IT Support Specialist Position Open

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

Dewey Do Not: Phasing out the Dewey Decimal System 

Have you ever tried to find a book for a school project? Often, your teacher might ask you to find a non-fiction book, which is a book filled only with facts, but when you look in the card catalog to find a book it might give you a long list of numbers with a decimal! … Continued

Try Your Culinary Skills with Fruit Salsa!

Beat your summer boredom by spending some time honing your culinary skills. Not only will your stomachs be happy but you are sure to impress your friends and family. There are tons of simple and delicious recipes for teens that you can find online or you can head over to the Saline County Library and … Continued

What is Straw Bale Gardening?

Straw bale gardening might be the easiest way to start a vegetable garden. It’s perfect if you don’t have a large yard and great soil or time to build a fencing structure. There is no need to amend the soil or build a raised bed. Straw bales are inexpensive and a way to control the … Continued

Reading Rumble 2022 Winners

During the 2021-2022 school year, we hosted our second-annual Reading Rumble challenge. The secondary school winner was Bauxite High School and the elementary school winner was Parkway Elementary. All schools in Saline County were invited to participate in this county-wide reading challenge. Schools competed against each other to read the most minutes during the 2021-2022 … Continued