From Your Librarian

COVID-19 update: The library is open 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Monday and Thursday; 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday; and 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Saturday. Curbside service is Monday - Friday 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM. Please check the "COVID-19: Library Status" page for more information.

From Your Librarian

I encourage you to visit the library often and use it for your educational, informational and recreational needs. The Library is staffed with 14 dedicated staff members who are willing to help you find what you need and answer any questions you have.

Mission Statement for the Siloam Springs Public Library

Our mission is to provide services and materials for all residents in Northwest Arkansas and Northeast Oklahoma for personal enrichment, enjoyment, and educational/informational needs in a welcoming, convenient and responsive manner. We especially recognize our responsibility to encourage children to develop an ongoing interest in learning, as well as a lifelong joy of reading.
Ask the Librarian a Question
Need a brief answer to a factual question, such as the definition of a word? You can receive the answer from the convenience of your home or office by submitting your reference question by email. We will reply within 2 or 3 business days with the answer to the email address you provide.

Our staff can provide answers to:
  • Requests for factual information
  • Policy and procedural questions
  • In general, questions that can be answered by "Who, What, Where, When, or How"
We cannot answer:
  • Legal, medical, or other questions that would require us to interpret answers.
Please include the following information:
  • Your name
  • Your email address
  • Your home or work phone number
Please put reference in the subject line of the message if possible and give us as much detail as you feel your question requires. Let us know where you have already looked so we do not duplicate your efforts. It would also be helpful if you let us know whether you need the information for a school report, etc. All questions and answers are strictly confidential.
Please call 479-524-4236 about any questions regarding the Siloam Springs Public Library.