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

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

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

Tech Connect: Clases gratuitas de computación básica 

(English) Nos enorgullece anunciar que somos la única biblioteca en el estado de Arkansas que recibió una Donación para Talleres de Computación Básico de parte de la Asociación de Bibliotecas Públicas. Con los fondos de la donación, estamos brindando cursos de computadoras e Internet básico a las poblaciones marginadas de nuestra comunidad.  El propósito de … Continued

Fun DYI Halloween Costumes for Adults

Do you ever wish you could go back and just be a kid again? I know I do, especially around Halloween. Every October I begin to think back on when I used to dress up for Halloween when I was a kid and think about all the fun I had and all the candy I … Continued

National Recovery Month

September is National Recovery Month, and drug related deaths continue to trend upward. Nationwide, and here in Saline County, we are losing far too many people to drug overdoses, and the common denominator is the presence of opioids. According to County Coroner Kevin Cleghorn, it’s getting worse. Of the 93,000 overdoses in the United States … Continued

Shining a Light to Those in Need

“Let your light shine so brightly that others can see their way out of the dark”- Katrina Mayer. For one Saline County family, this quote rings true. Lauren Lisowe and her daughter, Amelia, started a non-profit called Lisowe’s Lights. Lisowe’s Light’s main mission is to provide items of comfort to children in the foster care … Continued