Read Books and Get Prizes
Summer reading is underway at the Library. Youth, teens and adults have until August 8 to read books and claim their prizes.
Lighthouses: Ancient Times to Modern Michigan
Wednesday, July 23, 7-8 pm. Lori Feret, photographer and U.S. Lighthouse Society member, presents a fascinating visual history including slides of many of Michigan’s oldest famous and not so famous lighthouses. Registration requested.
ROBOTS! ROBOTS! ROBOTS!
Monday, August 11, 3-4 pm. The robotics team, 830 The RatPack,
will demonstrate some of their robots, talk about their team and provide hands-on activities for students entering grades 5-7. Registration begins July 28.
What to Read Next?
Not sure what book to read next? Every week the youth staff posts new reviews of books on the Ask Me What I'm Reading page. There are also plenty of teen and adult lists to choose from.
Museums, Parks and Zoos!
Summer is coming and the library is a great place to get free and discounted passes to parks, museums, zoos and more. Visit our Museums, Parks and Zoos page for more information.
Health and Health Care Information
For information on wellness, medicine, health insurance and other medical topics, visit the Health Resources section.
Updated Feedback and Survey Data
The strategic planning process is underway. Click here to view an overview of the strategic planning process, the detailed results of the survey and input from the Nov. 1 community event session. Thanks again to everyone who filled out the survey.
Alternative Reading Formats
The library offers many large print and audio books. The Washtenaw Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled also has a free service for all eligible individuals in Washtenaw County that includes an enormous collection, and most materials can be downloaded or mailed for free.
Introducing Axis 360
Try our new eBook service! Download popular ebooks on your computer, tablet, mobile device, and most ereaders for free. Visit the Axis 360 Magic Wall to view the (growing) collection and see if your device is compatible and how to get the apps or software at the App Zone. For more information visit the Downloads page.
Wednesday, July 23 at 11 am. Curious George stories and a monkey craft for those entering first grade in the Fall. Registration begins July 7.
Tuesday Farmer's Market at SDL
The Farmer's Market will be at the library on Tuesdays from 3-7 pm. Stop by for books, produce, crafts and more!
Check out our Summer Events
Books, steampunk, time machines, Quidditch, robots and much more are coming to the Library this summer. Take a look at our Youth, Teen and Adult program schedules and start filling out your calendars now!
Learning Express Library 3.0
Try out the new version of LearningExpress Library. LearningExpress Library 3.0 has videos and tutorials on subjects ranging from SAT/ACT test prep to GED and citizenship guides. Learn to use Windows 8 or a MS Office program! For those who have started in Version 2.0, progress will not be transferred over to 3.0.
Saline Historic Homes
Explore a new digital collection of hundreds of Saline's historic homes. Browse through the pictures or search by address or keyword. Check out the Saline History tab for more resources.
The Michicard Program Has Ended
The Michicard program ended on 12/31/13. Click here for more details from the Library of Michigan's web site. Former Michicard patrons are welcome as non-resident patrons with the purchase of an annual non-resident card. All are welcome to come read, study, access computers and attend programs without charge.