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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. 

Artists & Authors

Art @ the Library

Photography, You and the Zoo exhibit

2016 Schedule of Exhibits for Gallery 708

March 11-April 1 "A Dozen Ladies & Jake" Work by students of Larry Cullins, Salina Central High School Reception: 5-7 p.m. March 24
April 8-June 10  "God Bless the (Mid)west" Photography by April Engstrom Reception: 5-7 p.m. May 5
June 13-July 8 "Prompts&Paintings," abstract paintings from winter Salina Art Center adult painting workshop students. Reception: 4-5:30 p.m. p.m. July 1
July 15-Sept. 9 "Listening to Trees," paintings by Rick Frisbie TBA
Oct. 1-Nov. 4 Work by students of Kurt Wolf, Salina South High School TBA
Nov. 11-Jan. 6 Watercolors by Cary Brinegar TBA

For Artists ...

Salina Public Library invites artists to apply to show new work in Gallery 708 in the library's South Lobby.

Artists are welcome to apply at anytime. A selection committee will select artists for individual eight-week exhibitions. Works submitted and exhibited may be two-dimensional. Artists should fill out an application form and provide a website, digital images, slides prints or pintouts of work sample for the committee's review. Images may be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Each artist will be given a 2-hour reception. Artists may sell the work exhibited.

Applications from artists not selected for a show will be kept on file for future consideration. Artists wishing to apply may download an Art Exhibition Policy and Art Application.  (Contact Lori Berezovsky, Community Engagement Coordinator, at (785) 825-4624 x249 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Authors @ the Library 

Salina Public Library is happy to encourage authors by providing a time and space for them to sell and sign books. We do ask that you note our guildelines and fill out the online form so we can assist in making your presentation a success.


  • We will provide space in the South Entry or lobby area.
  • We will provide limited publicity (press release) as time allows, if the author provides relevent information.
  • We will offer no fee or honorarium.
  • Author must handle sale of books.
  • Author is limited to one appearance of up to two hours per year. Number of titles offered for sale is at the author's discretion.


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