Library

LIBRARY CLOSED

The safety of our patrons, staff, and volunteers is our top priority. We closed at 7:00 pm on Monday, March 16 and will continue to be closed indefinitely due to COVID-19 and the practice of social distancing. Please visit the city’s general website or our website for further updates and to access all of our free online resources. All items now checked out will be due Monday, April 20. Please use our book drops to return all items. If you have any questions, you may e-mail us at library@siloamsprings.com. E-mails will be checked daily Monday - Saturday. For more information regarding closure, please click here. 

We are suspending placement of holds on physical library items until April 21. You can still place holds on items for Arkansas Library2Go. All dates listed are flexible depending on recommendations for dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak.

Please be aware there are many on-line resources. Please use links that are beneath the Monthly Newsletter paragraph.

Welcome to the Siloam Springs Public Library! We are pleased you have visited the library site and encourage you to contact us via phone or email with any questions or suggestions you may have. When you visit us at the library, if you need assistance, please ask a member of our Staff. We are happy to assist you.

If school is canceled due to bad weather, Library events and programs will be canceled for that day as well. The Library will remain open unless city offices are closed. Please check back at this web page for any Library closures.

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Monthly Newsletter


Access this link March Children & Young Adult to view this month's children's & young adult programming. Access this link March Adult to view this month's adult programming.  

Your Library is Available 24/7 through the following resources:

Facebook

Webpage FaceBook Logo

SSPL Blog

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Polaris On-Line Catalog

Webpage - Polaris Logo 3

Library2Go Digital Material

Webpage - Library2Go Logo

Universal Class

Webpage - UniversalClass

RB Digital

Web Page - RBDigital - items for check-out

Traveler Access

 
Traveler Access is provided by the Arkansas State Library. This resource offers magazines, books, encyclopedias, and other resources to all Arkansas residents. Research topics from your library, school, home or office.

Arkansas DMV Practice Tests

Arkansas DMV provides a driver education program that provides state-specific practice tests for cars, motorcycles and CDLs. On-line manuals are also provided.

Additional Online Resources

Digital Public LIbrary of America - Discover 36,918,180 images, texts, videos, and sounds from across the United States. This is a great site for educators and students. Check out their online exhibitions - one of which is about the 1918 influenza epidemic.

Internet Archive - This is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more. There is also a collection of 1.3 million modern eBooks that may be borrowed by anyone with a free archive.org account.

DailyLit - Fifteen minutes of fiction is delivered to your e-mail every day. It’s a good way to start a reading habit!

The Literature Network - This database has over 3500 full books and over 4400 short stories and poems by over 260 authors. Their quotations database has over 8500 quotes, and their quiz system features over 340 quizzes. Perfect for students!

IMDb TV - You can watch Hollywood hits and television shows. 

I hope the above sites provide new and interesting sources for you. There are other sources for free books, movies, and television shows on the Internet as well.


Individual Technology Assistance

Individual technology assistance is now available for patrons who are 10 years or older. This provides 1:1 time with a librarian to provide assistance with computer software, e-mail set-up, basic computer or Internet, etc. The session would be a maximum of 30-45 minutes. Please fill out this form, Book a Librarian to book a time for this assistance.

Feedback Forum

This is the on-line place where you, the patron, the user of the library can let us know what your concerns, suggestions, or what the library is doing well. We appreciate any feedback you give us. Please let us know your e-mail if you would like a response to your feedback. 

feedbackforum@siloamsprings.com 

Library Partners

Friends of the Siloam Springs Library Foundation


To learn more about the Friends of the Siloam Springs Library stop by their bookstore which is located at the library, pick up a brochure at the library or visit their Facebook page. We hope you will bookmark the site, visit often, and continue the conversation about the library's importance to the community.
 



Siloam Springs Museum

Click the icon to see what the museum has to offer. 

Museum logo - new in 2015 B Opens in new window


Holiday Closings


The Library is closed on the following Holidays:
New Years Day                                  Independence Day
Martin Luther King Day                      Labor Day
Presidents' Day                                  Veterans' Day
Good Friday / Easter Weekend         Thanksgiving Holiday
Memorial Day                                    Christmas Eve and Christmas Day



Please call 479-524-4236 if you have any questions regarding the Siloam Springs Public Library.