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Library Hours

                 Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
                 Friday & Saturday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
                 Sunday 1 - 6 p.m. 

How Do I...?

How do I get a library card? 

Adults - Any Kansas resident may obtain a Salina Public Library card at no charge. To be issued a card, present a picture ID with current address at the circulation desk. If your ID does not have your current address, please bring some proof of your address, such as a utility bill.

Children - Parents or guardians must complete an authorization form for a child to get a library card. The child's card may be used in the children's department only. A child may obtain an adult card with parental signature at any time. An adult card may be obtained without parental permission at age 14. Parents/guardians are responsible for materials checked out on their child's card.

Kansas Library Card - Get your Kansas Library Card at the adult reference or youth services desk or contact the reference desk at 825-4624. The Kansas Library Card is free to all Kansas residents.


How do I find my library password?

If you need assistance resetting your password, contact the library's circulation desk.  (785.825.4624 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  ) 


How do I renew materials?

Library materials may be renewed one time (for the same amount of time as the original checkout), by phone, on the web or in person. 


How do I place a hold?

You may place a hold on items that are checked out by other patrons, that are on the shelves, or that are still being processed at the reference desk, on the library catalog website or by phone.


How do I reserve a computer?

To use a PC in the Technology Center, simply use the self reservation system within the library.  Users must have their own adult library card, and their account must be in good standing. This means no outstanding fees over $10 and no long overdue items. Users must use their own library card.


How do I use wireless internet?

Wireless access is available throughout the library building accessible for all users. The east side of the library has non-filtered access and the west side of the library has filtered access. Filtered access on the west side of the library maintains the SSID of splfiltered whereas the east side of the library maintains the SSID of splnonfiltered.


How do I reserve a room?

Make reservations by requesting a room online.  You may also call Roberta at 825-4624, ext. 236 for more information or with specific questions. 


How do I volunteer?

If you are interested in joining our volunteer team, you may fill out a volunteer application online or pick one up at the circulation desk. For more information on volunteer opportunities at the library call Lori at 825-4624 ext. 249 or by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  .


How do I make a donation?

Send your donations to the library at 301 W. Elm, Salina, KS 67401.  You may also bring them to the Information Desk at the library.


How do I exhibit art?

Artists wishing to apply may download an Art Exhibition Policy and Art Space Application or pick one up at the Information Services Desk; contact Lori Berezovsky, community outreach coordinator, at (785) 825-4624, Ext. 249, or by email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  ; or download an application by clicking on the link  above.


How do I enroll for a class?

Go to the online calendar to learn search for or enroll in a class.


How do I enroll for a program?

Register online for programs. Search the calendar for the event you would like to register for and complete the registration process. 


How do I talk to a real person?

Call the library at 785.825.4624.  The operator will answer if she is available.  If you get an automated recording, follow the prompts.


How do I know what's going on?

Check the library's calendar of events.

Call the library at 785.825.4624.


How do I log in to my library account?

Go to the catalog page and click log in at the right hand side of the page.  (You can also click the link at the top right to log in.)

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Testimonials

The public library in Salina is an asset to our community.
-Gary C.  
Growing up in Salina, I loved laying in one of the old bathtubs in the childrens section, a stack of books on the ground beside me.
-Shannon D. 



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