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Back-to-School Fine Forgiveness

              July 21-August 3, 2018

  • #2 Yellow pencils and Ink pens
  • Crayola Crayons (24ct. and 48ct.)
  • Crayola Washable markers (classic colors)
  • Crayola colored pencils (box of 10) 
  • EXPO Dry Erase markers (black only)
  • Highlighters (assorted colors)
  • Erasers (cap or chuck)
  • Scissors (child’s blade and standard)
  • Pencil sharpener (handheld)
  • Protractor
  • Glue (sticks and bottles)
  • Headphones (ear buds and over-the-ear) 
  • File folders (plastic, with and without prongs) 
  • 5-page tab dividers/Write-on dividers Page protectors
  • Filler paper (wide and college ruled) Composition notebooks
  • Spiral notebook (wide ruled)
  • Index cards (3”x5”)
  • Sticky notes
  • Baby wipes 
  • Disinfecting wipes
  • Hand sanitizer (bottles) 
  • Facial tissue
  • Paper cups (boxes, 3oz. and 5oz.) 
  • 3-ring binders (.5”, 1”, 1.5”, etc.) 
  • Pencil pouch w/zipper
  • Pencil box/supply box (plastic, standard size and long) 
  • 3-ring binder with zipper** (counts towards 3 overdue fees)
  • Backpacks** (counts towards 3 overdue fees)

Fine Forgiveness
During the first two weeks of December the libraries will offer a Food for Fines period. Patrons may bring canned or non-perishable food items 
in lieu of overdue fines for items that have been returned. Food may not be donated in lieu of replacement for items that have not been returned.
Food collected in this period will be donated to local food pantries or community service organizations.
During the last two weeks in July, the libraries will collect school supplies in lieu of overdue fines for items that have been returned. Supplies 
may not be donated in lieu of replacement for items that have not been returned.
The Regional Library Board may, at its discretion, offer similar fine forgiveness periods at other times during the year.

Driver Testing Information

Drivers Testing information:
Testing for the Arkansas driver’s license is performed at the Faulkner County Library (Conway Branch ONLY).  This test is administered by the Arkansas State Police, not Library Staff.

Testing Days and Times
Written Test:  Mondays and Tuesday (except Holidays) 8am to 10:30am (includes CDL written test)
Road Test:  Mondays and Tuesdays (Except Holidays) 12PM to 2:30PM (1st 30 people only!)

Road testing will be cancelled due to inclement weather at the discretion of the State Trooper on duty.  (CDL road test are administered in Little Rock by appointment only).

All questions should be directed to the State Police Headquarters in Little Rock @ 501-618-8254

Testing may also be taken at the State Police Headquater in Little Rock @ the Geyer Springs exit on I-30.  Hours for testing are Monday – Friday 8am to 12 pm or 1pm to 3:30pm.

Driver’s testing study guides are available while supplies last at all library branches, Arkansas State Revenue Office or

Faulkner County Meeting Rooms

For Room Reservation Forms Click here to print

It is the philosophy of the Faulkner/Van Buren Regional Library Board of Directors that meeting spaces at the regional libraries should be as widely available as possible in order to provide a public service to our community.  The library does not charge a fee for the use of the rooms, but may charge for damage to the rooms. 

Approved groups may reserve the room for 12 meetings (one per month, July through June), but all groups will be reconsidered every June.  Groups may meet more often than once a month if rooms are available.  However, these will be short-term reservations and must be made no further ahead than the week of the meeting.  The representative of the group that reserves a room must be 21 or older and a library cardholder.   

The meeting spaces of the Faulkner/Van Buren Regional Library are available for use by individuals on a first-come, first-served basis.  The library will not discriminate on the basis of any constitutionally protected classes.  Use of the meeting rooms must not interfere with the operation of the library.  Meetings that would interfere with the work of the library because of noise or other factors will not be permitted. 

Library activities will have priority over any other group.  Regular library service and programs must take precedence over all other activities.  When large numbers of applications come in at the beginning of the reservation year and more than one organization requests the same meeting day and time, reservations will be made according to the time the phone call, e-mail, or printed application came in.
Meetings may not require an admission fee and must be open to the public.  Meetings may not be used for sale or promotion of products or services, except in conjunction with a library program.  Program participants’ names may not be used by program presenters for later financial gain. 

Facilities will not be available for private parties or for-profit or sales events. The fact that the Library Board has considered and authorized a program for presentation does not constitute endorsement by the library of points of view expressed by participants in the program. 

Groups using the rooms are responsible for all equipment in room, for cleaning up, and for any damage to facility, including theft, breakage, staining, or other damage. Chairs, tables, and other equipment must not be removed from the building. Rooms must be left clean, with furniture set up as it was found. The library may assess charges for damage or cleaning.

The library board reserves the right to review, accept, or reject any or all applications that fail to comply with the above rules.
The library meeting room policy seeks to comply with the American Library Association’s policy on meeting rooms.

Notary Services

The Faulkner County Library has two Notary Publics on staff, one at the Conway Library and another at the Mayflower Library.  Van Buren County Library system also has two Notary Publics.  Notary services are free and available Monday-Friday during regular business hours if the Notary Publics are available. Call (501)327-7482 or (501)470-9678 to make an appointment.

Notary Publics are not licensed attorneys and cannot engage in the practice of law.  They are not representative of any governmental agency with authority over immigration or citizenship, and cannot offer legal advice or other assistance regarding immigration. 

Los notarios públicos no tienen licencia y apoderados no pueden participar en el ejercicio de la abogacía. Ellos no son representativos de una agencia gubernamental con autoridad sobre la inmigración o ciudadanía, y no puede ofrecer asesoramiento legal u otra asistencia en materia de inmigración.

Library Card Application

How Do I get a card?

At the library:

People of all ages can apply for a card.  To sign up, bring your driver’s license or other photo ID and proof of current mailing address, such as a recent piece of mail.

We ask that minors without photo ID and all children under the age of 13 be accompanied by a parent/guardian to receive a card.

Card Applicaitons: English & Spanish

Who Can Get a Card?

Residents of Faulkner and Van Buren counties may get a Regional Library Card.  This card can be used at any of the libraries in our region:  Clinton, Conway, Damascus, Greenbrier, Mayflower, Mt. Vernon, Twin Groves and Vilonia.

If you live outside our service area, you may be eligible for a card through the Gateway Project, a collection-sharing program that provides free library services to Central Arkansas residents who live in certain counties. To qualify for Gateway access, you must have a card and be in good standing with your local library.  Visit the library and talk to a staff member for more information about getting a Gateway Card.

3D Printing Policy, Procedure & Form

3-D Printer: Purpose, Policy, and Procedure


The Library continues its mission of sharing services that allow ideas to become real. 3D printing has implications for creativity in business, science, and the arts. This policy establishes how and under what circumstances the public may use the Library’s 3D printers.
The Library’s 3D printer is staff-mediated service to make patrons' three- dimensional objects in plastic using a design that is uploaded from a digital computer file.

  1. The Library’s 3D printer may be used only for lawful purposes. No one will be permitted to use the Library’s 3D printer to create material that is:
• Prohibited by local, state or federal law.
• Unsafe, harmful, dangerous or poses an immediate threat to the well-being of others.
• Obscene or otherwise inappropriate for the Library environment.
• In violation of another’s intellectual property rights. we will accept no reproductions of material that is subject to copyright, patent or trademark protection.

  1. Use of the 3-D printer is at the discretion of the Library’s staff. The Library reserves the right to deny any 3D print request.
  2. Only Faulkner-Van Buren County Regional residents with a library card in good standing may submit designs for 3D printing.
  3. The Library does not guarantee a successful print. Unless the print fails to finish, the cost of the completed print, regardless of quality, will still be charged.
  4. Fee to print from the 3-D printer is determined by a 3-D print calculator. $0.15 per milliliter plus $1.00 per hour.
  5. Only designated library staff and volunteers will have hands-on access to the 3-D printer.
  6. The Library is not responsible for the subsequent safety of any item made with the 3-D printer.


3-D Form

Design creation:
The 3D printer can be used with basic knowledge of Computer Assisted Drawing (CAD). Creating a new design requires an advanced knowledge of 3D modeling software products.
Any 3D drafting software may be used to create a design as long as the file can be saved in .stl, .obj, or. thing file format.
The Library has computers with software that may be used to create a design. Library members must design, scan, image, create or download their own
models for use on the 3-D printer; library staff are available for assistance only.
Submitting a design for printing:
  • Library members wanting to use the 3D printer shall bring their file (in .stl, .obj, or .thing file format and no larger than 25MB) to the Library during open hours on a flash drive or email them to Staff will add the model to the printing queue.
  • If demand is high, the Library reserves the right to schedule only one print per week per person or entity.
  • Jobs that require multiple printing of components or longer print jobs may drop in queue position.
  • Staff review and prepare all project files, so please submit appropriate objects. No guns, gun parts, weapons, or salacious objects.
  • The Library cannot guarantee specific colors will be available.
  • Library members can donate to the PLA filament fund. If a color that is not supplied by the Library, you can donate the whole spool cost and we will purchase it. Any remaining/unused filament becomes the property of the library.
  • Staff reserves the right to refuse to print any item.
  • 3-d prints will be charged based on the 3-D printer calculator with a minimum charge of $1.00
Please note that procedures governing the use of the Library’s 3D printers are subject to change. April 2017