FAQs: Library Hours

Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library in Benton is open 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. We are open 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM on Wednesdays and Fridays and 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Saturdays. The library is closed on Sundays.

Mabel Boswell Memorial Library in Bryant is open 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We are open 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Saturdays. The library is closed on Sundays.

The computer labs in both locations shut down 15 minutes before closing time. 

Meeting rooms must be cleared and cleaned 15 minutes before closing time.


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Saline County Library is closed for the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day (January 1)
  • Martin Luther King’s Birthday (third Monday in January)
  • President’s Day (third Monday in February)
  • Memorial Day (last Monday in May)
  • Independence Day (July 4)
  • Labor Day (first Monday in September)
  • Veterans’ Day (November 11)
  • Thanksgiving Day (fourth Thursday in November)
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day (December 25)

If a holiday falls on a Saturday, the library will be closed the Friday before and the holiday. If a holiday falls on a Sunday, the library will be closed the Monday after the holiday.

The library will close at 5:30 PM the day before a holiday.

Other closing days for in-service will be by board approval and will be announced on the website and in the local newspaper.

Here are our passport office hours for both locations. Please remember, appointments are required at the Bryant office.

Our Benton passport office hours are:

  • Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM 
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM 
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Our Bryant passport appointment times are:

  • Monday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Benton: 

  • Mondays 9:00 AM - 7:45 PM
  • Tuesdays 9:00 AM - 7:45 PM
  • Wednesdays 9:00 AM - 5:15 PM
  • Thursdays 9:00 AM - 7:45 PM
  • Fridays 9:00 AM - 5:15 PM
  • Saturdays 9:00 AM - 3:45 PM

Bryant:

  • Mondays 9:00 AM - 5:15 PM
  • Tuesdays 9:00 AM - 7:45 PM
  • Wednesdays 9:00 AM - 5:15 PM
  • Thursdays 9:00 AM - 7:45 PM
  • Fridays 9:00 AM - 5:15 PM
  • Saturdays 9:00 AM - 3:45 PM

The library hosts many after-hours events for youth and adults throughout the year. Children and Teens are required to submit a contract in order to attend any after-hours events. Event Contract.pdf

At the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library in Benton, the Makerspace is open every Tuesday from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM and the third Saturday of each month from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM. If the Tuesday or Saturday falls on a holiday that the library is closed or closes early, the Makerspace will also be closed.