Christmas Happenings at the Library!

Christmas Happenings at the Library!

It's officially the most wonderful time of the year and the library is here to help you celebrate! From gift wrapping and holiday crafts to Santa visits at both branches, we have something for the whole family! 

Check out this list of holiday programs at the Saline County Library!

Gift Wrapping 101 in Benton

Monday, December 3rd at 1:00 PM
Monday, December 10th at 6:00 PM
Monday, December 17th at 3:30 PM

Join us for an introduction to gift wrapping! Bring a few presents to wrap, learn the basics, then wrap those presents. We will provide wrapping paper. however, if you have special paper you just have to use, bring your own! If you want to learn the basics without wrapping actual gifts, we will have some practice boxes available.
Ages 18 and older.

Making Warm Wishes in Benton

Wednesdays at 3:30 PM

This holiday season, let's do something good for the community. Join us for a collaborative yarn arts program every week to make hats and scarves for those in need. If you know how to knit or crochet, pick up one of our projects and add on to it. Don't know how to knit or crochet? Learn how to use our Circle Looms and you'll be whipping up a hat or scarf in no time! All projects will be placed on the library's Warm Wishes tree this winter to be used by community members in need.
Ages 10 and older.

Family Holiday Crafting in Benton

Friday, December 7th at 3:30 PM - Write and mail letters to Santa & create a family greeting card!
Friday, December 14th at 3:30 PM - Create a garland.
Friday, December 21st at 3:30 PM - Make a family wreath.

Bring the whole family for a holidays-inspired group craft project! Click the dates to get registered.
All ages.

Frozen Winter Blast in Benton

Saturday, December 8th at 10:00 AM

Come watch Disney's Frozen at the Benton branch. Every child will go home with a copy of Hide and Hug Olaf, courtesy of Goodwill Industries!
All ages.

Santa at the Library in Benton

Tuesday, December 11th at 4:30 PM

Come visit Santa and share your Christmas wishes with him! All children visiting Santa will receive a Christmas gift from the library. Bring your camera and take photos of this special visit. Christmas crafts and activities will also be available for you to enjoy!
All ages.

Santa at the Library in Bryant

Thursday, December 13th at 4:30 PM

Come visit Santa and share your Christmas wishes with him! All children visiting Santa will receive a Christmas gift from the library. Bring your camera and take photos of this special visit. Christmas crafts and activities will also be available for you to enjoy!
All ages.

Teen Christmas Party in Benton

Tuesday, December 18th at 4:00 PM

Teens are invited to come and enjoy some Christmas fun at the library. We'll eat yummy snacks, play some games, and celebrate the reason for the season. It's sure to be a great time! We aren't doing a gift exchange, so there's no need to buy anything before you come.
Grades 7-12th.

Library Closed for Christmas! 

Both branches of the Saline County Library will be closed on December 24th and December 25th for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. We will reopen on Wednesday, December 26th at 9:00 AM.

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