Dig Deeper at the Library for Summer Reading 2022!

Summer Reading Challenge at the Saline County Library starts on Monday, June 6th. All ages can enjoy age-specific programs weekly at both the Bob Herzfeld and Mabel Boswell branches. It’s easy to participate and fun for all ages, including adults! Online registration will start May 23rd. Challengers can sign up using the Beanstack app or … Continued

Teens! Get Your Volunteer Hours at the Library!

When we think summer break, we often think about the vacations we are going to take, the time lazing about the pool, or that extra bit of time we get to sleep in instead of rushing to catch the bus. However, summertime is also a great time to get in some volunteer hours. Volunteering is … Continued

Discover Your Love for Manga

When I was a kid I loved reading picture books, the beautiful illustrations added so much to the story and I missed them when I moved on to chapter books and novels. I love seeing the author’s vision for their characters and setting come to life. I was in college before I discovered graphic novels … Continued

Save a Life. Give Blood.

Inflation is soaring, Russia is invading Ukraine, and sometimes it feels like everyone is a little on edge these days. You may ask yourself: “What can I do?” Well, Darren Shaw of the Arkansas Blood Institute has a worthy answer to that question. You can give blood. Due to the nationwide blood shortage in the … Continued

2022 Spring Programs

We have a large variety of recurring spring programs beginning in January, as well as special programs throughout the season! Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, most programs will require registration and will have a limited number of spots available. Programmers do reserve the right to cancel any programs or change them to virtual as … Continued

My Perfect Place: A Descriptive Writing Activity

This activity relies heavily on brainstorming. Find a partner, or parents lead the activity for your kids. Grab some paper and a pencil and let’s get started. Imagine your perfect place… What can you see: Describe everything from what kind of plants grow to what color the sky is What can you smell: Are you … Continued

Prom Dresses Available at Library

From April through May 25th, The Saline County Library has prom dresses available for high school students to check-out. Students can request an appointment to browse prom dresses here: http://bit.ly/SCLBrowsing21.  Prom dresses have been generously donated by local organization, Project Prom, and library patrons. There are limited sizes available while supplies last and students can only check-out one dress each.   … Continued

“Inspired by the Book” Art Competition Starts September 1st!

We are hosting an art contest for high school, junior high, and middle school art students in Saline County!  Artwork must be inspired by a book or books in general. Each student may submit a maximum of one (1) piece. Registration opens September 1st.  The art work will be exhibited from December 4th through December 31.   Artwork must … Continued