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

You’re Never Too Old for Trick-or-Treating

How old is too old to go trick-or-treating? When you become a teenager, there is some notion that makes you believe you are too old to enjoy dressing up and getting free candy. This may come from peers that pressure you into thinking that trick-or-treating is for “babies” or even your parents thinking you’re too … Continued

Homeschool Hour is BACK!

You heard it here, folks. Homeschool Hour will be resuming once again in full swing starting the first Wednesday of September and continuing through November.  We have heard your requests and we are pleased to announce that we can host our typical Homeschool Hour in the building again!  Here’s a quick rundown of how Homeschool … Continued

What’s in the Library of Things?

When most people think about libraries, they think about books. However, at the Saline County Library our collection is more than just books and our staff has been hard at work developing the Library of Things collection. Is there a new video game that you have been eyeing or a craft that you saw on … Continued

Spray Dye Towels

Even though summer is starting to wind down, there is still plenty of time to work on some awesome summer crafts. Here is a project that is affordable, easy, and fun. Here is all you need to know to complete your own personalized tie-dye beach towel: Materials: White beach-sized towel Duct tape Spray bottles Spray … 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

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