Upcoming Teen Events

Afterschool Winter Makerspace Hour

12/07/2021 4:00 PM
Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library
Meeting Room

Join Ms. Ashlyn and Ms. Jordan for our last few Makerspace programs of the year. We will be completing winter themed activities for these dates. Please remember that you must register for each event individually and to wear clothing that you don't mind getting a little messy. We look forward to seeing you!

Totally Minecraft Tuesday

12/07/2021 4:30 PM
Virtual Events

Teens ages 13-18, join us on our Minecraft Bedrock Realm! Will you join the peaceful community or will you start your own kingdom and go to war? It's always a fun adventure. We will also hang out in the voice chat on Discord so we can talk together.

You must have Bedrock to play on our realm, it is not compatible with Java.

Need to realm code? Email watsonj@salinecountylibrary.org for an invitation to our library discord and for the realm code.

Virtual Thursday Teen Games

12/09/2021 4:30 PM
Virtual Events

Hey Teens! Do you love games? Do you love extreme silliness? Virtual game day for teens is the place for you. Join us on the library Discord Server to play Jackbox Games, uno, pictionary, and more. You never know what kind of silly things we'll come up with.

Not a member of the Discord? Email Mrs. Jenn at watsonj@salinecountylibrary.org for the joining code.

Kids Ornament Making

12/10/2021 9:00 AM
Mabel Boswell Memorial Library

Pop in to this casual, all-day event to craft a unique holiday ornament!  

Online Research

Arkansas DMV Practice Test

Driving-Tests makes free permit practice tests, that are written by experts, are available to anyone who wants to study, and come with online copies of official state guides.

Arkansas DMV Study Guide

PDF downloads of the Arkansas Driver Exam study guide are available from the Arkansas State Police website.

Brainfuse HelpNow

HelpNow provides live tutoring on a variety of subjects, offering a comprehensive suite of online academic services designed to support many learning needs and styles.

To access ACT and SAT prep materials, click on "Skillsurfer" under "Expert Help." You will then be able to select "College Entrance Test Prep" and choose your preferred test and subject. 

Staff Recommendations

Remixed Classics for YA Readers

Remixed Classics for YA Readers

School is always making us read classic literature for class that is hard to understand and doesn't relate to real life today. It can be a real pain! The thing is, those classic stories are amazing if...

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Family Read-Alouds

Family Read-Alouds

To celebrate Bring Your Child to the Library Day, our children’s staff have compiled a list of their favorite read aloud titles for you to enjoy.  Did you know that reading together as...

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Get To Know the Staff

Meet Mr. Brett

Meet Mr. Brett

Brett WilliamsYoung Adult ProgrammerWho is your favorite author?Stephen King! I’m a big fan of the spook-tacular, and this guy is the master.What is your favorite movie?Jurassic Park. I was obsessed w...

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Meet Ms. Jenn

Meet Ms. Jenn

Ms. JenniferYoung Adult LibrarianWho is your favorite author?Tamora Pierce- She writes awesome fantasy with powerful female characters.When you aren’t reading, what do you like to do?I love to ma...

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

The library is a great source for volunteer hours for teens. Fill out our easy online application and one of our volunteer coordinators will contact you about a time to start volunteering. Volunteer shifts are usually once a week for one hour. Right now we are looking for volunteers who can assist in our children’s department cleaning toys, straightening the area, organizing book carts and other duties as assigned. You must be 13 years old to become a volunteer. We are looking for self-starters and responsible independent workers.